Who are we?
As a West Point Graduate and 21 Army veteran accomplished at solving complex problems in austere locations, I wanted to apply my knowledge, experience, and innovative mindset to modernize existing lodging options to benefit my current community, military service members, and their families.
I realized my exposure to real estate began in rural Louisiana as a child helping my parents manage a mobile home park with chores that included cutting grass, replacing electrical boxes, repairing water leaks and sewage systems, listening to lease negotiations, etc. In 2001, I began purchasing investment properties while living in Hawaii. I tried to purchase a property at each new duty station.
After retirement in 2016, I purchased an investment property with a business partner to fix and rent. We learned all the lessons at once after having to inject double our initial repair budget in the property. The pictures below demonstrate the extensive repairs required for something we thought would be a quick fix. The before pictures demonstrate our inexperience, but the after pictures demonstrate our determination and valuation creation.