Industrial real estate developer Deepak Bhavi has extensive experience within the flex industrial space sector, and shares that with host Chad Griffiths in this instalment.
Among the key topics they will cover are:
- why Bhavi chose to develop an industrial portfolio and flex in particular;
- the tenant selection process and dealing with smaller entrepreneurs;
- struggles, setbacks and successes;
- what it takes to get a project off the ground.
The interview took place during a live broadcast, so comments and questions from viewers will appear in the accompanying chat window.
Bhavi is the founder and managing partner of FlexSpace Business Parks, which specializes in building multi-tenant office warehouse parks in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
The company's spaces are designed to help local service-based small business entrepreneurs get started and thrive.
Bhavi has a wealth of investing experience in flex space projects, giving him a deep understanding of the asset class and the development process.
Prior to starting his own development company, Bhavi honed his skills in a variety of industries, including software development, telecom direct sales and health-care business management.
He holds an undergraduate degree in computer science from the University of Mumbai and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
He resides in Dallas with his wife and two children.