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STRATEGY

Zane Holdings has a conservative approach to acquisitions and management of commercial real estate investment opportunities. Our detailed market analysis and multi-factored approach to financial underwriting is combined with strong partnerships with high experienced deal operators and property managers with a proven track record of success.

target markets

Target Markets:

Markets and sub-markets that show above-average growth over a 3-year period. The key elements of above-average growth are visible in the form of:

  • increasing population especially the 25-45 age group
  • strong employment opportunities
  • diversified or rapidly diversifying economy
  • mixed-use areas that promote businesses and apartment communities
  • new construction activity
  • arrival of major businesses such as food chains

investment criteria

Examples of Investment Criteria:

  • Apartment complex of 100+ units
  • Cash flowing Class B or Class C property
    • Occasionally we may acquire Class A properties with significant value-add potential
  • Minimum occupancy of 80%
    • Lower occupancy may be acceptable if we determine poor management and not market conditions is responsible for it

value creation

Examples of Value Creation Strategies:

  • Improve demographic profile through exterior appeal
    • Capital improvements such as painting, gym room, playground
  • Increase rental income through interior renovations
    • Granite counters, cabinets, appliances, laundry facilities
  • Reduce expenses
    • Distribute utility costs by implementing RUBS
    • Reduce vendor costs through selective maintenance hires
  • Add income-producing facilities
    • Business center
    • Club house rented out for parties
    • Car ports

investor focus

Investors:

  • Typical holding period is 5 to 7 years.
  • Objective is to provide 6-12% annual cash returns.
  • Equity multiple goal of 2x to 3x over the hold period.

* Zane Holdings and its operators seek to achieve the stated objectives. There can be no guarantee the objectives will be met.

Target Markets

Markets and sub-markets that show above-average growth over a 3-year period. The key elements of above-average growth are visible in the form of:

  • increasing population especially the 25-45 age group
  • strong employment opportunities
  • diversified or rapidly diversifying economy
  • mixed-use areas that promote businesses and apartment communities
  • new construction activity
  • arrival of major businesses such as food chains

Example of Investment Criteria

  • Apartment complex of 100+ units
  • Cash flowing Class B or Class C property
    • Occasionally we may acquire Class A properties with significant value-add potential
  • Minimum occupancy of 80%
    • Lower occupancy may be acceptable if we determine poor management and not market conditions is responsible for it

Examples of Value Creation Strategies

  • Improve demographic profile through exterior appeal
    • Capital improvements such as painting, gym room, playground
  • Increase rental income through interior renovations
    • Granite counters, cabinets, appliances, laundry facilities
  • Reduce expenses
    • Distribute utility costs by implementing RUBS
    • Reduce vendor costs through selective maintenance hires
  • Add income-producing facilities
    • Business center
    • Car ports

Investors

Our strategy is focused on driving strong returns for investors with a conservative acquisition criterion.

  • Typical holding period is 5 to 7 years.
  • Objective is to provide 6-12% annual cash returns.
  • Equity Multiple goal is 2x to 3x over the hold period.

* Zane Holdings and its operators seek to achieve the stated objectives. There can be no guarantee the objectives will be met.