Small Balance Real Estate (SBRE) Expertise

Our objective is to facilitate a massive flow of capital between serious investors and high quality SBRE entrepreneurs

Why small balance real estate?

Need Capital?

For the right SBRE entrepreneurs, we can invest directly and/or raise capital on your behalf.

Starting a fund?

Our advisory expertise can help you architect, design and build your own discretionary fund.

Want to invest?

Investors can gain access to various SBRE investment opportunities that Fairway has underwritten.

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Featured Opportunity: Fairway America Value-Add Self-Storage Fund LLC

Recent Big Box Store Closures Create Investment Opportunities

You have the opportunity to invest in the conversion of quality, well-located retail properties to self-storage facilities throughout the United States.

The Opportunity:

  • 800 stores closed in 2017-18* with an additional 80 scheduled to close in 2019**
  • The lack of businesses stepping into these locations has resulted in depressed value*
  • 50% of former SEARS and 75% of former KMART locations vacated in 2016-2017 still sit empty*

Fund Details:

  • Fund Strategy: Value-Add Self Storage
  • Minimum Investment: $250,000 for Class B Members; $1,000,000 for Class A Members
  • Preferred Return: 8%

Check out Fairway America Value-Add Self-Storage Fund LLC to learn more about this historically recession-resistant market.***
  * Source: “Analyzing the Risks and Opportunities for Repositioning Former Sears and Kmart Stores” CoStar.com, Nov 5, 2018
** Source: Tuttle, Brad “Sears Is Starting 2019 by Closing 80 More Stores. Here’s the Full List.” Yahoo!Finance.com, Jan 2, 2019
*** Source: Thomas, Brad “Not Sexy, But Investor Should Consider the Simplicity of Self-Storage” Forbes.com, Nov 13, 2017

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Broad Asset Mix in an Underserved Space

Small Balance Real Estate opportunities take many different forms. Our platform provides a wide range of options and flexibility for both SBRE entrepreneurs and investors.

  • Multiple SBRE asset strategies considered
  • Nationwide geography
  • GP and/or LP investments by Fairway
  • Debt and equity investments and structures
  • Pooled investment funds (diversification) and individual assets (concentration)
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Superior Information in a Fragmented Market

Obtaining broad and deep information about small balance real estate is hard to do. Interpreting it is even harder. You may benefit from our extensive relationships with SBRE stakeholders and 100% commitment to the space.

  • We provide education and insight to both investors and entrepreneurs
  • You may benefit from our thousands of conversations with hundreds of clients
  • Extensive awareness of SBRE performance
  • Real time and direct stream of information from around the country
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Fanatical Due Diligence and Vetting

We want to know our stakeholders deeply. By building the SBRE community one entrepreneur and one investor at a time, we keep the bar high for all of our constituents to help foster mutual trust.

  • Strict business and investment philosophy
  • Core values that drive behaviors
  • Relationships more important than transactions
  • We do our homework – on people, on deals, on everything

Powerful Tools for SBRE Entrepreneurs and SBRE Investors

Fairway America and its affiliated companies are committed to building the world’s leading SBRE community and providing the tools, resources, and knowledge needed to succeed – all with the goal of facilitating a massive flow of capital between serious investors and quality SBRE entrepreneurs.

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Fund Administration

Back-end accounting and administrative services for SBRE entrepreneurs
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As seasoned SBRE entrepreneurs and investors ourselves, we continually strive to share important insights and information that may help you achieve SBRE success.

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