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Project Spotlight Series

In the Zone with Kent Jennings, Founder & Principal Broker at Jennings Group
Topics: commercial real estate

February 9th, 2024

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This episode of In the Zone features Kent Jennings, Principal Broker at Jennings Group. Kent shares how National Flood Experts (NFE) was able to remove lender mandates for a 20-building multifamily asset in Eugene, OR.

In the Zone Project Spotlight Highlights
Topics: commercial property , portfolio review , LOMA , increase noi , flood expert survey , multifamily , commercial real estate

January 29th, 2024

Explore a few highlights from our inaugural year of "In the Zone: Project Spotlight Series". Dive into the success stories our clients shared while teaming up with our #floodexperts! Hear from: 🔹 Fred Spataro, CFO at URBY 🔹 Payton Duvall, Patriot Holdings 🔹 Jason Balara, CEO at Lark Capital 🔹 Chip Young, Risk Manager at 84 Lumber Co.

In The Zone with Ava Bennett, Assistant Manager, Dacar Management
Topics: commercial real estate

December 1st, 2023

This episode of In the Zone features Ava Bennett, Assistant Manager at Dacar Management. Ava shares how partnering with National Flood Experts (NFE) helped reduce expenses for their tenants by removing the lender mandate for flood insurance on a commercial retail property in Hialeah, FL.

In the Zone with Payton Duvall, Transaction Coordinator, Patriot Holdings
Topics: self storage , commercial real estate

November 16th, 2023

This episode of In the Zone features Payton Duvall, Transaction Coordinator at Patriot Holdings & Patriot Properties Management. Payton shares how partnering with National Flood Experts (NFE) has unlocked over $40,000 in annual savings across their portfolio.

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

September 18th, 2023

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 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 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 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 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!