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On this episode of BuzzHouse, the hosts sit down Joshua Pollard, president and CEO of Omicelo. Omicelo is a mission-driven real estate investment firm with a not-for-profit partnership called Omicelo Cares. Through the partnership of a for-profit investment firm and not-for-profit, Joshua describes the unique services they can provide to the communities they are investing in. Joshua also discusses the important factors to focus on when looking to grow a development business and making the commercial real estate industry more equitable and accessible.
Joshua Pollard founded Omicelo in 2014, driven by the belief that real estate investment must be approached holistically in order to achieve truly sustainable communities. As a U.S. real estate and financial management expert, Joshua led U.S. housing research for Goldman Sachs throughout the Great Recession and was responsible for a $100 million portfolio of real estate securities at Pine River Capital Management. He has received numerous awards, including an addition to the Forbes' 30 under 30 list. He currently serves on the boards of several not-for-profit organizations.