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Different mindset

Pat Hayes
Pat Hayes
Managing director, BeFirst
Partners ● November 12, 2019

To a degree, we’ll work with anyone, provided they help us do what we want to do. But understanding where we’re coming from is important and, at least, sharing our values.

Our ideal partner is somebody who wants to invest long-term. They don’t have to be committed to this socially and morally, but they understand they can make money through producing relatively low-cost housing, probably for rental, over a long-term period, at relatively modest rental levels.

It’s their buy-in to that model, and to doing it to a good quality, a good standard, and to want to work with us to achieve that. Our ideal partner either w...

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