Author Archives: Danielle Toste

First Capital Advisors Revamps Website

WHEATON, Ill., (January 2, 2019) – First Capital Advisors, LLC (FCA) announced today the launch of its newly revamped website at http://www.fca-grp.com. The new website design has a more modern look, enhanced content and illustrates FCA’s business strategy. Visitors will notice more visually appealing content, easy navigation and features a responsive design that makes for optimal viewing on any device. The new layout also features an overhaul of our portfolio page, making it more streamlined to see all of our …
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First Capital Advisors Sells Half of Assets in Fund I and Launches Real Estate Fund II

First Capital Advisors Sells Half of Assets in Fund I and Launches Real Estate Fund II WHEATON, Ill., (August 1, 2018) – First Capital Advisors, LLC (FCA) has sold five of the 10 assets in First Capital Advisors Multi-Family Real Estate Fund, LP (the “Fund”)  in just over a year achieving a 25.5% property-level Internal Rate of Return (IRR) on realized investments. “The strong performance of Fund one is attributable to having in depth knowledge of the market, finding strategically …
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FCA Invests Into Midwest Industrial Fund

WHEATON, Ill., (January 11, 2018) – First Capital Advisors, LLC (FCA) has invested into Midwest Industrial Fund (MIF) Value Fund II that will purchase over $100 million worth of industrial properties over the next few years. The fund is projected to close on its first property this week- a single-tenant headquarters type property located in Lake Zurich, IL. Midwest Industrial Funds, Inc. is an industrial real estate investments, development, asset management, and advisory company that has acquired of developed over …
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FCA Expands Team with the Hire of Real Estate Analyst

WHEATON, Ill., (December 12, 2017) – First Capital Advisors, LLC (FCA) is pleased to announce the recent hire of Daniel Ruzich who joins the team as a Real Estate Analyst Dan will be responsible for supporting the Multifamily Acquisitions & Asset Manager in financial analysis of acquisition and existing assets, property management, and contribute to the creation of summary reports as well as investment memos. He will also be in charge of searching and reviewing new possible acquisitions in our …
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FCA Announces New Director of Capital Markets Hire

Michael O’Shea brings over 10 years of experience in capital raising and investor relations to First Capital Advisors. WHEATON, Ill., (October 30, 2017) – First Capital Advisors, LLC (FCA) announced today that Michael O’Shea has joined the firm as the Director of Capital Markets. He will be responsible for implementation and development of the capital markets division. “We are excited to have Mike join our team,” said Chris Pope, CEO at FCA. “Mike brings with him a wealth of experience …
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FCA Announces Disposition of 84-Unit, Value-Add Property in Suburban Chicago

WHEATON, Ill., (July 28, 2017) – First Capital Advisors, LLC (FCA) announced the disposition of Clarendon Arms Apartments, an 84-unit, value-add property located in the highly desirable Chicago suburb of Clarendon Hills, Illinois. “This was our company’s first sale of a solely managed multi-family property,” said Chris Pope, CEO of First Capital Advisors. “The value-add program, phenomenal school districts, and easy access to downtown made Clarendon Arms an attractive investment to buyers.” Clarendon Arms Apartments was acquired in January 2015. …
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How Millennials Are Changing CRE – Infographic

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Twitter’s Place in Commercial Real Estate – How-To Be Someone That People Want to Follow

Selling or discussing real estate in 140 characters may seem like an impossible task. Yet, #CRE is a popular hashtag that results in hundreds upon hundreds of posts ranging from properties for sale, to advertising, to the latest commercial real estate news. With the endless streams of posts, how do you make posts stand out and have an account that people want to follow? When I first took over the company’s Twitter account almost two years ago, there was a …
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Must Listen to Podcasts on Commercial Real Estate

Are you a real estate guru? Maybe you are thinking of dabbling in the field of commercial real estate; or, maybe you just want to know more about a multi-billion dollar, global industry. In any case, the more information you know, the better off you are. While some people like reading books to gain knowledge, podcasts are a great way to get that information as well! Plus, if you have any sort of commute to work and are tired of …
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Where Apartments Are Heading in 2016

There is no denying that 2015 was a remarkable year in the multifamily sector of real estate. Vacancies were low, rent growth was high, and the number of renters rose by 1.8 million. Records were broken throughout the year and Americans paid nearly $20 billion more in rent in 2015 than 2014. So, with 2015 being an anomaly of a year, what does that mean for 2016? Rent Growth According to MPF Research, rent growth and occupancy levels hit a …
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