Investment Strategy

ESJ Focus

ESJ targets investments in high growth markets across the U.S. that demonstrate high job and population growth alongside a state government that supports the growth and stability of the charter school system. Through a proactive process, ESJ’s objective is to build a portfolio of education facilities throughout the United States by acquiring existing schools at an attractive basis or to retrofit existing buildings to deliver turnkey charter or private schools in targeted regions with a considerable need for new educational facilities.

Strategy

  • ESJ’s disciplined investment approach and hands-on asset management to equity and debt investments maximizes cash flow and mitigates operational risk.

  • The real estate investment team targets opportunities from prospective tenants, brokers, investors and development partners.

  • Value enhancement is derived from restructuring contractual lease economics or physically modifying or renovating the real estate for the tenant’s benefit. ESJ does not depend on capitalization rate compression to drive value.

  • ESJ’s extensive credit evaluation includes: assessing market demand generators, operating team’s track record, financial soundness, demographic trends as well as traditional or tax-exempt bond exit viability.

ESJ Focus

ESJ targets investments in high growth markets across the Southern portions of the U.S. that demonstrate high job and population growth with the potential of attractive risk adjusted returns through a hands-on approach to creating value through the lease-up of vacant space and pointed renovations designed to increase rental rates.

ESJ’s access to, and ability to see opportunities that others often may not, lead to a “first look” at investments and provide a competitive advantage.

Strategy

  • Acquire value-add and stabilized core plus office properties in its target markets

  • Operate in markets where ESJ has local expertise and relationships, allowing for privileged access to deal flow

  • Mitigate risk through comprehensive due-diligence and analysis during acquisition phase – money is made when bought

Education

ESJ Focus

ESJ targets investments in high growth markets across the Southern portions of the U.S. that demonstrate high job and population growth alongside a state government that supports the growth and stability of the charter school system. Through a proactive process, ESJ’s objective is to build a portfolio of education facilities throughout the United States by acquiring existing schools at an attractive basis or to retrofit existing buildings to deliver turnkey charter or private schools in targeted regions with a considerable need for new educational facilities.

Investment Strategy

  • ESJ’s disciplined investment approach and hands-on asset management to equity and debt investments maximizes cash flow and mitigates operational risk.

  • The real estate investment team targets opportunities from prospective tenants, brokers, investors and development partners.

  • Value enhancement is derived from restructuring contractual lease economics or physically modifying or renovating the real estate for the tenant’s benefit. ESJ does not depend on capitalization rate compression to drive value.

  • ESJ’s extensive credit evaluation includes: assessing market demand generators, operating team’s track record, financial soundness, demographic trends as well as traditional or tax-exempt bond exit viability.

Office

ESJ Focus

ESJ targets investments in high growth markets across the Southern portions of the U.S. that demonstrate high job and population growth with the potential of attractive risk adjusted returns through a hands-on approach to creating value through the lease-up of vacant space and pointed renovations designed to increase rental rates.

ESJ’s access to, and ability to see opportunities that others often may not, lead to a “first look” at investments and provide a competitive advantage.

Investment Strategy

  • Acquire value-add and stabilized core plus office properties in its target markets

  • Operate in markets where ESJ has local expertise and relationships, allowing for privileged access to deal flow

  • Target investment levered IRR’s of X% to Y% with appropriate leverage and a flexible hold periods to complete strategic plans

  • Mitigate risk through comprehensive due-diligence and analysis during acquisition phase – money is made when bought

Target States