Warrior Win

Juan Cruz

Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Security with over 20 years of practicing experience. Currently working for a Fortune 100 corporation as an information security engineer.
Owner and operator of multiple single unit properties in South Florida since 2012 also has experience building homes from the ground up both in North Carolina and Florida.
Juan has resided in Colombia, CA, NC and FL. Juan enjoys helping children in Colombia via World Vision as well as cancer patients through St Jude hospital and Shriners Hospital, also helping animal in need through donations to the ASPCA. Juan also likes practicing soccer and martial arts.
Fist LP position in 2022 on two different deals in south FL. Now also a GP on a 176 units in Savanna GA

Property Details

Address: Timberland Apartments – 10612 Abercorn Ext, Savannah, GA 31419
Number of Units: 176
Value Add Deal? Yes
Purchase Price: $27,000,000
Estimated monthly increase projected? $275/unit
Anticipated value after value add: $39,116,000 by year 2
Estimated Cash on Cash Return: 8.5%
Estimated Internal Rate of Return: 17-19%

Warrior team
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Any comments about your experience so far in the Warrior Program?

I really like it and being able to access the knowledge and experience from all the Warriors has been a game changer for me.

How did you find this property?

Through Networking with warriors this deal was presented to me to underwrite to make sure it was a good deal, once I confirmed the underwriting was good and the returns aligned with what my investors are looking for, we joined the team to help on due diligence, capital raising, investor relations, presentations and ongoing support.

How did you structure the financing of this property?

Assumed current loan at 4.64% interest rate, 9 years left on loan with term interest only.

Was this a joint venture or syndication?


How did you raise the equity?

506b through existing contacts family and friends.

What was the equity raise?


What are some hurdles you had to overcome to get this deal done?

Some investors did not come through with soft commitments, other GPs filled up those amounts with their investors.

What are some of the lessons you learned with this deal?

People tend to inflate the amount of money they actually have available to invest.

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