BHAKTA CAPITAL LLC
Aiming to identify and uncover hidden, under-the-radar markets,ripe for investing in franchised hospitality assets, Bhakta CapitalLLC strives to chase yield in resilient, local niche markets by leveraging big data. Utilizing private and public data sources to underwrite every possible micro-region nationally in order to uncoverrelevant opportunities and identify key sites of local operators andowners, Bhakta Capital works to place an institutional lens on suchmarkets for upper-midscale branded hotel assets. The companycombines its proprietary software and various data sets to run que-ries, powered by AI and machine learning, on specific micro-mar-ket dynamics in effort to obtain an understanding of the areas andimplement institutional capital. Through its technology, BhaktaCapital has ranked more than 950 secondary and tertiary marketsthroughout 11 Western states. With the goal to deliver superior,risk-adjusted returns across markets, the company utilizes its extensive hospitality operations and data science experience to executeon compelling opportunities and effectively acquire, invest in andoperate hotel assets. The company consistently delivers strongreturns by maintaining financial discipline and operational bestpractices that withstand market cycles.
Making sense of buildings’ complex ecosystems, Bractlet evaluatesthe impacts of changing environmental conditions and economictrends to uncover value and inefficiencies at scale. Through itsIntelligence Platform™, Bractlet drives economic value, createsbetter work environments and mitigates climate change by offeringa holistic, software and intelligence solution with tiered productsfor its customers. Providing owners and property teams with powerful building performance monitoring, investment decision makingand ESG reporting solutions, Bractlet digitally collects, processesand stores utility and weather data and is additionally able to createa Digital Energy Twin of a building to predict energy consumptionwith 98% accuracy. The company’s premium product also offerstools to support and streamline project implementations andensure investments returns are achieved. Founded in 2012, theplatform has been used to evaluate more than 100 office buildings;encompassing more than 35 million square feet of space. Improvingtenant comfort and safety, while reducing energy and maintenanceexpenses, Bractlet’s technology additionally assists in analyzingspace utilization for lease negotiations and annual budgeting.
Addressing the barriers and challenges of the highly-illiquid asset
class of commercial real estate, Cadre leverages technology to pro-
vide a platform for qualified individuals to invest in high-quality
assets that are traditionally limited to institutional investors.
Democratizing access to wealth, paving the way for more individu-
als to invest and leveling the playing field within the industry, Cadre
has achieved major breakthroughs by offering an accessible plat-
form for first-time investors, and lowering the required minimum
to invest on the platform. Simplifying and automating the acquisi-
tion process, Cadre’s Secondary Market platform offers a market-
place where buyers and sellers can transact and access documents,
reports, statements and insights into properties. Cadre’s portfolio
management platform additionally offers rapid, consistent analyt-
ics, through more than 500 operational metrics, for operators to
drive strong performance and identify sources of risk at each prop-
erty. Focused on innovations, the company recently launched a
cash deposit account, which provides investors with a 3% reward
on an FDIC-insured bank account with the company. In 2019, the
company reached the milestone of returning more than $100 mil-
lion to investors on the platform. Cadre’s strong returns and inno-
vations have led to more than 25,000 registered accounts on the
Solving the industry challenge of absorbing and connecting theimmense volume of data within commercial real estate, Cherre hasgenerated a comprehensive model to assess the entire commercialreal estate ecosystem. As a leading real estate data managementplatform, Cherre’s greatest accomplishment encompasses buildingits proprietary and patented knowledge graph at the center of itsplatform, which enables customers to connect all types of realestate datasets. Cherre customers are able to analyze and predictthe behavior of all players in the industry, from private homeown-ers and corporate owners to large banks and insurance companies,and instantly explore their connected data for immediate andactionable insight. Leveraging machine learning and advancednatural language processing, Cherre‘s knowledge graph is able toclean the incoming data to connect sources that are not typicallyconnectable in real time. With 500 million nodes and more than
1. 5 billion edges, the comprehensive mapped knowledge graph ofthe built world allows for the faster and easier ability to ingest, standardize, resolve and connect any dataset.
Launched in 2018, Cohesion has reached a global scale within amatter of two years as a leading intelligent buildings platform.Providing a connected tenant, operator and owner platform forcommercial real estate, Cohesion presents autonomous buildingtechnology and advanced building intelligence capabilities, whichunlock more flexible and data-enabled properties. Throughactionable insights, connected building systems and enhanced tenant experiences, the company empowers real estate owners byincreasing portfolio value. Cohesion’s web- and mobile-based integrated building app offers tenants day-to-day benefits such astouchless entry, indoor air quality transparency and communication tools. The cutting-edge, converged Io T platform also allowsfor amenity reservations, vendor approvals, service requests, waiversigning, fault detection and more in effort to benefit all stakeholders through its software. As a leader within the Prop Tech industry,Cohesion continues to deliver value through holistic data byenabling buildings to reduce costs, exceed sustainability goals andbecome smarter. Showcasing rapid growth, Cohesion has contracted nearly nine million square feet worth of class-A buildingprojects since inception, and within the past 12 months, the company has doubled in size.
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