Leigh Brown: Crazy Shit In Real Estate Podcast

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Crazy Shit In Real Estate

Explore a groundbreaking approach that will redefine the real estate industry with Douglas Hayden as we discuss the future of housing: commercial-to-residential conversion. He also shares the unbelievable advantages of living in a converted unit. Stay tuned to learn how you can breathe new life into underutilized office spaces today!

Key takeaways to listen for

  • 10:41 Why converting office spaces into housing is a great business strategy
  • 22:34 Arthroto’s process of converting a commercial to a residential property
  • 27:21 The perks of doing “conversion in a box”
  • 30:29 Property conversion financing options and how they work
  • 37:23 State-of-the-art facilities found in office to residential conversions

Resources mentioned in this episode

About Douglas Hayden

Doug is the Founder, President, and CSO of Arthroto Industries Inc. He has an impressive track record spanning over 20 years in both the commercial and residential real estate sectors. Alongside his team, he has successfully executed more than 1,600 transactions, building a reputation for diligence, innovation, and client satisfaction.

Before delving into real estate, Doug held prominent roles at multiple tech startups, all of which were later acquired by industry giants such as Apple, IBM, and British Telecom. He then worked at SMED, an office solutions provider, where he steered the company towards integration with tech platforms, focusing on enhancing office environments with technology-infused solutions for raised flooring, walls, and ceiling systems.

In addition to his industry accomplishments, Doug is a distinguished REALTOR® and has been recognized with numerous awards throughout his career. Notably, he was part of the pioneering team that established EXP Realty in Canada. In honor of his service and impact, he has been the recipient of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Citizenship Medal and the Alberta Centennial Medal.

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Crazy Sh*t in Real Estate : Douglas Hayden

Aired on:
December 14, 2023

Douglas Hayden shares the unbelievable advantages of living in a converted unit. Stay tuned to learn how you can breathe new life into underutilized office spaces today!

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