Kapella Industry Insights Podcast

Planning for Renovations: Why Different Residents Require Different Gameplans

Featuring Tim Els, Project Manager at Bella Investments

Watch today’s episode with Tim Els, Project Manager at Bella Investment Properties, as we discuss the challenges of managing units occupied by students. In this month’s podcast we compare the renovation cycle of typical multifamily units versus student occupied units. Click here to watch the video.

Why General Contractors are a Maintenance Director’s Best Friend

Featuring Martin Caliz, National Director of Maintenance at Brookfield Properties

In this episode, we have a special guest, Martin Caliz, the National Director of Maintenance at Brookfield Properties. He joins us to talk about the relationship between property maintenance teams and general contractors and how you truly need both to create a successful and safe multifamily community. Click here to watch the video.

How Better RFPs Can Result in Better Bids

Featuring Kevin Gillen, Business Operations & Development at Tailorbird

In this episode, we sit down with Kevin Gillen with Business Operations & Development at TailorBird to go over the challenges property owners face when preparing an RFP and how having better plans BEFORE requesting bids can lead to better bids, better takeoffs, and higher ROIs. Click here to watch the video.

Our Thoughts on the Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions of 2022

Featuring Kyle May, Marketing Specialist at Kapella Group

We couldn’t find a special guest thanks to the holidays, so marketing specialist of Kapella Group and producer of Kapella Group’s Industry Insights Podcast joins Brittany Gramm. In this episode, we give our opinions on the top ten new year’s resolutions of 2022 and decide if resolutions are good or bad. Click here to watch the video.

What is Affordable Housing?

Featuring Jerry Anderson, President of Federal Consulting Group

Last time Jerry was on, we talked about what low income housing is and just started to scratch the surface on what we can do to solve the low income housing shortage. In today’s episode, we’re talking with Jerry Anderson, president of Federal Consulting Group, about possible short-term and long-term solutions for the shortage of low income housing across the country. Click here to watch the video.

What is Affordable Housing?

Featuring Jerry Anderson, President of Federal Consulting Group

In today’s episode, we’re talking with Jerry Anderson, president of Federal Consulting Group, about the affordable housing crisis in America and what we can do about it in the long run. Click here to watch the video.

What to Plan for when Renovating Multi Family Units

Featuring Erik Good, Senior Project Director of Kapella Group

Erik Good, Senior Project Director at Kapella Group and Global Construction, goes over what you should plan for when renovating multifamily units including some of the overlooked details that can quickly eat into your budget. Click here to watch the video.

Let a General Contractor Manage Your Next CapEx Project

Featuring Denis Koval, CEO of Kapella Group

Denis Koval, CEO and Director of Operations at Kapella Group and Global Construction discusses why you should let a general contractor manage your next CapEx project. In this episode we go over what goes into a CapEx project, the intricacies of licensing and insurance, how to avoid legal liens and lawsuits, how GCs manage relationships with trades and vendors, and how to minimize risk and financial loss. Click here to watch the video.