In the digital world we live in, the definition of smart investment options is changing. As a result of this change, investors must now redefine their investments to build a more diverse portfolio and secure their financial future. Investment experts are now turning towards real estate as it is highly volatile compared to other options. We must also note that the real estate segment showed great resiliency during the Covid pandemic. Latest technologies have given the real estate segment an opportunity to innovate, reinvent, and revisit strategies to ensure that they remain on the successful path. Irrespective of your experience in the segment, it is always advisable to have a real estate investment firm by your side. These firms target commercial properties and invest in highly rewarding opportunities for better returns.
Globally, various real estate firms are providing exceptional services, but Nitya Capital stands out from the rest. Nitya Capital is a privately held real estate investment firm that focuses on the acquisition of opportunistic and value-add multifamily properties. The company specializes in repositioning well-located assets with significant value-add potential by successfully executing a detailed investment strategy and business plan. Nitya’s investment strategy is to capitalize on the favorable demographic trends and supply/demand dynamics occurring in the major metropolitan markets within Texas through the strategic acquisition of Class B/C multifamily assets. Nitya’s objective is to enhance the value of its investments through extensive renovations while maximizing returns to investors and providing residents with a safe environment and enhanced quality of living. Leading this excellent company from the front is Swapnil Agarwal, Founder and CEO of Nitya Capital. His leadership has inspired the company to maintain its splendid upward trajectory since its inception. We interviewed Swapnil Agarwal to get to know more about the company. Here are the excerpts from the interview.
Tell us a little bit about your background. What was the motivation behind establishing Nitya Capital?
Located in the heart of Houston, Texas, Nitya Capital is a privately held real estate investment firm that manages ~$2 billion in real estate assets across the US. Nitya Capital is focused primarily on the strength of acquisitions, asset management, and property management, particularly in the areas of multifamily, new development, and commercial real estate. We place emphasis on being the operator of choice and the home of choice, stressing the importance of investor-operator relationships. Nitya Capital’s approach to investing originates from our strong emphasis on vertically integrated organizational structuring. Our organization boasts a wholly-owned property management platform, allowing us to take an active management role in all that we do. The firm’s leadership has extensive experience in global real estate and multi-sector investing across the broad risk spectrum, including recessionary environments. We strive to utilize our leadership as a means of ensuring that our interests are fully aligned to our investors’, providing them with an end-to-end, technology-focused solution for greater profit retention.
Share with us your approach in real estate investing.
For every investment opportunity that we take on, we carefully examine favorable economic and demographic trends along with supply/demand dynamics through the strategic acquisition of assets across all real estate verticals. We focus on providing solid income-producing assets with appealing risk-adjusted returns, taking the time to ensure that investors meet the kind of favorable returns they are looking for. Attention to detail is always important for any special business strategy, and we make sure to never leave a single corner unchecked, or a single word unsaid. We value the ability to take on new and diverse creative opportunities with our investors, and we see to it that everyone’s needs are met in all that we do. We also value the strengths of new and growing technologies within the industry and seek to utilize them to our advantage in order to help investors make better decisions and returns for each new deal.
We take a disciplined approach across all avenues pre and post-acquisition. Our professionals work hard to determine key performance indicators and move forward in maximizing asset performance. We also engage in detailed market research and data analysis, along with providing a hands-on asset management model so that we may explore all ends of the spectrum. And, of course, we also place a strong level of attention to the areas of customer service, utilizing our skills in organizational and professional communication to bolster relationships and strengthen key property engagement. Communication is the key to every business deal, proposal, or ongoing relationship, and we know first and foremost that the best foundations are laid with quick communication, feedback, and constructive dialogues between investors and operators.
Could you tell us about your Property Management Platform?
Karya Property Management was formed in order to execute a shared goal of asset appreciation through a comprehensive management approach. We want Karya Property Management to work as an end-to-end solution in the property management field, enabling critical long-term cost savings and utilizing the latest and greatest technology solutions to carefully manage and track real-time asset performance. Over time, Karya Property Management has successfully grown and thrived across the country with new on-site properties.
What does the future hold for your company?
We are currently featuring a brand-new online crowdfunding platform opportunity directly linked to our company’s main website. This opportunity allows for investors to make key decisions about current and upcoming real estate investments, and our platform acts as a means of generating long-term wealth creation. We invest in every transaction alongside our investor and have recently closed on nearly 100 unique acquisitions, along with investing in 100% of those transactions. We want to provide our clients with real estate opportunities that generate income streams, preserving the wealth in economic cycles. Most platforms are intermediaries that link up investors to operators in exchange for charge fees that reduce investor returns-not so with our new crowdfunding program! We are unique in that we link investors directly to opportunities that we acquire and then manage, without additional fees or third parties getting involved. For additional information, all interested parties can visit our online crowdfunding page on our website at www.nityacapital.com/invest/.
The Leader Upfront
Swapnil Agarwal founded both Nitya Capital and Karya Property Management with the goal of placing an emphasis on investing, management, and the development of multifamily assets in the state of Texas. He has received numerous prestigious awards over the years. Mr. Agarwal was previously the Vice President of Forum Partners, an international real estate private equity firm with over $5.0 billion in assets. A significant accomplishment of his during this time was his success in closing deals in companies worth $3.0+ in India, China, Australia, and Korea, with total equity deployed of $600+ million. Mr. Agarwal proudly possesses more than 20 years of experience in the field of investing in real estate companies and assets across the globe. He is a frequent contributor to major media publications, including the Houston Chronicle, Houston Business Journal, Forbes, Insight Magazine, and NPR to name a few.
Mr. Agarwal first moved overseas to Houston when he was 14 years old. Never forgetting his motherland ties to India, he strives to always give back to his community. This came in the form of the Karya Kares Foundation, a Texas-based nonprofit organization.In his spare time, Mr. Agarwal enjoys sports and rooting for the Houston Rockets, Astros, and the Texans. He also enjoys biking, hiking, and skiing with his family. He is deeply grateful and humbled by the many empowering experiences he has had over the years and he looks forward to more exciting company opportunities in the years to come.