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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 https://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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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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FCA Expands Multifamily Portfolio by Closing on Two Florida Apartment Complexes with ApexOne

WHEATON, Ill., (September 4, 2014) – First Capital Advisors, LLC (FCA) closed on the sale of Ashley Club and Arbor Club, both located in Pensacola, Fla., with joint-venture partner ApexOne Investment Partners. “We are very excited to enter the Florida multifamily market as it has long been a target market for us,” said Chris Pope, CEO of First Capital Advisors. “Our joint venture partner, ApexOne has done numerous deals throughout Florida and we look forward to expanding our relationship with …
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Fall Checklist for Property Managers

With summer quickly coming to an end (sigh), the end of a season is always a great time to do some preventative and routine maintenance on your property. Having a fall checklist is crucial to avoid major problems during the harsh winter – the absolute worst time to have anything go wrong! Take a look at our list below to keep your property in the best condition and prepped for winter. Heating Fall is the most ideal time to check …
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Must Have Marketing Strategies in CRE

CRE tends to be a beast in itself when it comes to marketing. A lot of real estate is done thru networking and is a tight niche. So what do you do if you are new to the business, starting your own company in CRE, or are struggling with your current marketing plan? We have some suggestions on marketing strategies that firms must have. Offline Marketing With such a stress of importance on social media and online marketing, it is …
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Commercial Real Estate Lingo – 10 Terms You Need to Know

Every career field has its own lingo and sometimes we come into a field that has a lot of jargon. Commercial real estate is one of those fields and if you don’t have a background in it, the feeling of understanding what’s going on can become overwhelming. After being at my job for over 6 months, I thought it was a good time to share the 10 most common words in commercial real estate that everyone should know. Building Classifications …
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