By Mohan Kailas on Huffington Post
NewOrleansCityBusiness.com: “Construction is underway on a $40 million mixed-use development in Mid-City, with a projected completion date set for next year.”
REBusinessOnline.com: “Kailas Cos. is developing the $40 million project in conjunction with All Star Electric Inc. and Harry Baker Smith Architects II PLLC. Parkway Apartments will offer one- and two-bedroom units and will include 13,776 square feet of retail space. In addition, the community will feature a fitness center with CrossFit-style equipment, ballroom with catering kitchen, conference center, elevated gardens, swimming pool, picnic area, dog park and an observation deck. The project is slated for completion in spring 2019.”
NOLA.Curbed.com: “The development will have a common area with gazebos, picnic tables, a swimming pool, and a landscaped yard. The rear of the building will have a dog park and a shared observation deck that will face downtown New Orleans. It will also have a fitness center, ballroom, and conference center. In total, the development will span its entire city block.”
RealEstate.NOLA.com: “The development team behind the $40 million Parkway Apartments project announced Monday (Jan. 29) that they have secured final financing and construction has started. The development team includes Denzel Clark of Citadel Builders, C. Mohan Kailas of Kailas Companies and Todd Trosclair of All Star Electric Inc.”
CanalStreetBeat.com: “The development team includes Denzel Clark of Citadel Builders, C. Mohan Kailas of Kailas Companies and Todd Trosclair of All Star Electric Inc. Harry Baker Smith Architects II is the architect and Citadel Builders is the general contractor.”
1. Get Involved in Your Market – Mohan Kailas
With over thirty years of real estate experience, Kailas — owner and founder of Kailas Companies — has seen every business networking strategy under the sun. While many real estate investors focus much of their energy at official “networking events,” Kailas prefers to get out of the hotel conference room scene and pound the pavement in community events.
“Community involvement will not only expand your client base, it will strengthen your knowledge of the neighborhoods where your properties are located and of the people who live in them.”
Action Step: Find a charity, local business or educational institution that you could partner up with to get involved in your community and broaden your networking base at the same time.