Entries by gsxventures

Investing in Apartment Buildings and Complexes

So you are becoming savvy about investing your hard-earned money and are looking at placing it in real estate as a venture capitalist. Your particular interest is apartment complexes and buildings but you don’t know all the details. Well, this blog is a guide that should help answer some of the basic questions about investing […]

Millennials and How they Affect Housing Trends

Who are the millennials? They are the people born between the early 1980s to the early 2000s. This generation is also referred to as Generation Y. Millennials have had a very different experience in life than any prior generation. Immersed in technology, many are very well-to-do, better educated than their parents, more savvy about money […]

Basic Qualities of a Civil Engineer

Commercial real estate is a booming market in 2019. Everywhere you go projects are popping up left and right, especially when you pass through a college town. One of the most common structures being erected in college towns are off-campus student living facilities. At GSX Ventures we build a number of these facilities. There is […]

Can an Architect be a Good Developer?

On any given project, the architects generally only have their hands in the design part of the process. The role of the architect carries great responsibility, but because they are not the developers, contractors or subcontractors, the architect’s financial portion of the total project is generally very small. The financial compensation, or lack thereof, and […]

The Next Decision

One of the greatest moments in the life of a student is when they get accepted to college. At that moment you come to the realization that all of your hard work has paid off, and you are elated; especially if you get accepted to the school of your choice. As the last steps of […]

Becoming an Adult While Being a Student

They said that if you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. TEACH a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime. I feel like this is a perfect metaphor to describe the benefits of living in off-campus student housing compared to living in a dorm. When living in […]

Home Away From Class

I’ve lived in a lot of different places around the country. When I was in college at Florida State, I got my first true taste of independence. I lived in the dorms my first year of college. That honestly was not much different than living with my parents. There was a Resident Assistant who was […]

A Home For Grandma

The eventuality of life is that we and the ones that we love will all get old someday. Doc Brown is not going to show up in his DeLorean and whisk us back to 1955. If he were to show up, I think he’d be driving something more along the lines of a Tesla, but […]