Project Spotlight Series

In the Zone with Brian Ferguson, Founder & Managing Partner, Fergmar Enterprises
Topics: portfolio review ,

September 18th, 2023

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This episode of In the Zone features Brian Ferguson, Founder and Managing Partner of Fergmar Enterprises. Brian, an 18-year real estate veteran, shared how partnering with National Flood Experts (NFE) has added significant value to their real estate portfolio. To date, NFE has uncovered savings on every property reviewed for Fergmar, resulting in an NOI boost for six properties in their portfolio, and we look forward to future projects with the Fergmar team.

In the Zone with Vinay Sharma, In-House Counsel & Vice President at Baywood Hotels
Topics: portfolio review ,

August 3rd, 2023

This episode features Vinay Sharma, In-House Counsel and Vice President at Baywood Hotels. Baywood started with one 23-room motel in Laurel, MD, and has since grown into a hotel development & management company with approximately 130 properties across the US. After collaborating on 15 projects, we're thrilled with the results! We are proud to work with Baywood, providing solutions that have resulted in $53K+ year-over-year premium savings & ≈$670K+ in added property value for the portfolio.

In the Zone with Fred Spataro, CFO of URBY
Topics: portfolio review , LOMA , insurance consulting , increase noi , multifamily , commercial real estate

July 13th, 2023

In this episode with Fred Spataro, CFO of URBY, we explored their growth journey, expansion plans, and their groundbreaking approach to luxury rentals. With NFE's assistance, they have achieved substantial annual savings of nearly $200,000 across seven projects, resulting in significant added value estimated at $3 to $4 million.

In the Zone with Will McCabe, Principal, First Point Partners
Topics: increase noi , flood expert survey , multifamily , commercial real estate

July 10th, 2023

In this episode, we have the pleasure of hosting Will McCabe, Principal at LA-based First Point Partners, as he shares the journey of his collaboration with Alicia Palermo and the National Flood Experts team. By partnering with NFE, Will and his partners eliminated flood insurance requirements on 12 buildings at their multifamily property in Lakewood, WA. The project resulted in an astounding $30,000 in annual savings, translating to a staggering $600,000 increase in property value.

In the Zone with Sant Sorbaj - Stateline Mini Storage
Topics: increase noi , self storage , flood expert survey

October 26th, 2022

Sant and DJ McClure discuss Stateline Mini Storage located in Lindley, NY. Sant was surprised by an 11th-hour flood insurance mandate & insurance quotes coming back at nearly $9k - this unexpected expense almost killed the deal. Luckily, a late-night google search led him to our feature on the REtipster podcast.

In the Zone with Lark Capital Group's CEO, Jason Balara
Topics: insurance consulting , increase noi , multifamily , multifamily syndication , commercial real estate

October 24th, 2022

We're back "In the Zone" with Lark Capital Group's CEO, Jason Balara. Jason shares a bit about his journey to Multifamily Syndication & the role the flood zone played in a recent multifamily acquisition in Jonesboro, GA. Working alongside one of our insurance partners, the team at National Flood Experts reduced the property's flood insurance requirements by 2/3, adding both NOI and property value in the process.

In the Zone with Rood Investments' Buffy Kistrup
Topics: LOMA , increase noi , triple net lease , asset management , real estate investing

September 1st, 2022

Rood Investments' Buffy Kistrup shares how working with National Flood Experts to remove the lender mandate for flood insurance impacted one of Rood's Investments' Tampa, FL properties. Eliminating any annual expense, large or small, matters, and they all add up.

In the Zone with QRST Properties' CFO, Naresh Ramarathnam
Topics: commercial property , portfolio review , LOMA , insurance consulting , increase noi

September 1st, 2022

QRST Properties' CFO, Naresh Ramarathnam, shares the $75k+ impact that partnering with National Flood Experts has had on the financial performance of seven properties in New Jersey, New York and Florida and how NFE has become his go-to partner for flood insurance savings. From LOMA's delivered against fast-approaching renewal dates to significant policy reductions achieved via insurance consulting services, Naresh says NFE is "Always up to the challenge!"

In the Zone with 84 Lumber Co.'s Risk Manager, Chip Young
Topics: commercial property , increase noi , risk manager

August 23rd, 2022

Chip Young, Risk Manager for 84 Lumber Co., shares how working with National Flood Experts (NFE) to review the 84 lumber flood insurance portfolio (20+ locations) has reduced 84 Lumber's flood insurance expense by over $120,000 across 10+ properties nationwide...and we aren't finished yet!