From School Teacher To Commercial Real Estate Developer with Amy Johnson

Aug 8, 2022

Dive in for another episode with tons of value for real estate professionals! We invited Amy Johnson to join us and share her journey from navigating different careers in the business to where she is today. As you tune in, you’ll learn the effectiveness of being a licensed agent for your own deals, tips to get into real estate development, and the mindset that most investors must have to stay strong in this business. Stay connected and start getting yourself more motivated to invest!

Key Takeaways From This Episode

  • The convenience of being a licensed real estate agent if you’re an investor 
  • Why it’s important to set boundaries for business, personal life, and finances
  • Real estate development: Business structure, challenges, and ways to acquire bigger projects
  • How to achieve a work-life balance while scaling up your business
  • Biggest problems of the people owning a real estate business
  • The significance of having a clarity on your goals and your next level in business

References/Links Mentioned

Rocket Fuel by Gino Wickman | Kindle and Paperback

About Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson is a driven role model for women in Utah’s real estate sector. Developers and investors from all over the world are interested in her tale and experience. with more than ten years of experience in the industry. Amy has succeeded in creating 400,000+ s.f. of Class A self-storage, 500+ acres of single and multifamily residential units, and managing the rehabilitation of 250+ apartment units in revitalizing zones.

Amy started investing in real estate in 2008, and by 2011, she had followed her passion and became a broker. Her husband and she co-founded the top-producing real estate team limitless Real Estate Group. For her expanding portfolio of development projects, she established Salt Development Enterprises in 2021. She joined Y Street Capital Management as a partner in 2022.

Amy’s experience includes helping to organize funds for specific projects, generating money, and setting up joint ventures, syndication, and tenancy in common agreements. She regularly manages the city entitlement process, which includes going to city meetings, securing zoning modifications and general plan revisions, and submitting city applications for the final subdivision plat. putting together engineering and utility studies, and ordering site layouts. For each project, she also arranges project management, market research, and feasibility assessments. Amy does a fantastic job of managing investor relations and updating stakeholders on projects.

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