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REIA 138 Atif Qadir: Unlock public financing for commercial real estate

Atif Qadir founded REDIST, a venture-backed fintech company focused on real estate incentives, and Amanat Properties, a development company focusing on the renovation of historic real estate in New Jersey. Previously, he was at Extell Development, where he was an Associate on the acquisitions and development teams for deals across the United States and Canada.

Main Points:

  • How deals are traditionally capitalized and what’s wrong with it
  • How public financing tools can help more deals make sense
  • What are the many challenges with accessing public financing
  • Which software tools you need to overcome those challenges
  • New federal legislation every real estate investor needs to know about

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Biography of Atif Z. Qadir:

Atif Z. Qadir founded REDIST, a venture-backed fintech company focused on real estate incentives, and Amanat Properties, a development company focusing on the renovation of historic real estate in New Jersey. Previously, he was at Extell Development, where he was an Associate on the acquisitions and development teams for deals across the United States and Canada. Prior to that, he was at Turner Construction and at Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman & Associates Architects. He is a licensed architect and a member of the American Institute of Architects. He also is the host of “American Building” a new podcast he produces with Michael Graves Architecture & Design, and frequently speaks on real estate and entrepreneurship at universities and industry organizations. Atif serves as a city planning commissioner in Hoboken, where he also lives. He is on the boards of The Hudson School and the Haven Adolescent Community Respite Center. Atif received his bachelor’s degrees in architecture and in urban planning from MIT and his MBA from Columbia Business School.

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