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Private Real Estate Debt Investments, With Austin Carlson

Andy Hagans, June 15, 2022, Podcast

Construction loans are a key piece of the ecosystem that allows for new construction of multifamily, industrial and other types of commercial real estate. So how can passive, accredited investors participate in this profitable market segment?

Austin Carlson, managing director and head of sales & investor relations at Parkview Financial, joins the show to discuss private real estate debt offerings and more.

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Episode Highlights

  • Why accredited investors and their advisors should consider private real estate debt as part of an overall portfolio.

  • The advantages of the private REIT wrapper (and whether the relevant tax advantages are likely to remain in effect in the future).

  • Austin’s view on inflation, and how it is affecting the current commercial real estate landscape.

  • How Parkview Financial is able to achieve double digit yields without using excessive leverage.

  • A unique philosophy on underwriting (and how Parkview Financial has a potential advantage when they underwrite deals).

Featured On This Episode

  • Featured Deals (Parkview Financial)

Today’s Guest: Austin Carlson, Parkview Financial

About The Alternative Investment Podcast

The Alternative Investment Podcast covers new trends in the alternate investment landscape. Hosts Jimmy Atkinson and Andy Hagans discuss tax-advantaged investment strategies to help you grow your wealth.

About Parkview Financial

Parkview Financial is a direct private lender specializing in ground up commercial and residential real estate financing. Through a private real estate debt fund, we provide short-term bridge and construction loans secured by first trust deeds to developers throughout the United States. Since launching the Fund in 2015, Parkview has successfully executed more than $3 billion in financing for multifamily, retail, office, industrial and mixed-use projects with executed loans ranging from $5 million to $300 million.

With offices in Los Angeles, New York, Denver and Atlanta, our firm has grown exponentially since it was founded in 2009 by Paul Rahimian, its CEO. Parkview has earned an unparalleled reputation within the commercial real estate industry as one of the most respected private construction lenders in the nation. This has been accomplished through our proven ability to provide fast, creative financing solutions to borrowers who need more leverage and certainty of execution. Fortified with an experienced team of in-house experts, Parkview is able to be nimble and creative even when it comes to some of the most challenging projects.


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