For Sale or On Sale?

By Ricky Lyons in : Champion Culture, Culture Thoughts, Ricky@Champion // Aug 17 2010
 

For Sale or On Sale?

Everyday we receive phone calls asking if we have anything for sale. They expect the answer – “of course, everything is for sale!”

That is not necessarily true.

At Champion, our plan is to hold our assets long term. …(continued)…

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Lenders love cash flow

By Ricky Lyons in : Champion Culture, Culture Thoughts, News, Ricky@Champion // Aug 16 2010
 

Lenders love cash flow

In today’s real estate world we are in juxtaposition for loans and equity between cash flow and replacement costs.

Lenders love cash flow and investors love replacement costs.

These two concepts can work well together. When looking for value-added projects, Champion …(continued)…

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Wall meetings – a look at Champion Rhythms

By Ricky Lyons in : Champion Culture, Culture Thoughts, Ricky@Champion // Aug 13 2010
 

Wall meetings – a look at Champion Rhythms

For the 10 years since Champion has been in business, we employed Wall meetings. But we use a special wall.

The purpose of the Wall is to put everything important about Champion out publicly and have it updated regularly. …(continued)…

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It is hard telling your friends that it is time to change.

By Ricky Lyons in : Champion Culture, Culture Thoughts, Ricky@Champion // Aug 12 2010
 

It is hard telling your friends that it is time to change.

In a recent article in Bloomberg Businessweek, the activities of the Gates Foundation were chronicled. At the end of the article Bill Gates is quoted as saying “sometimes the most difficult act of leadership is not fighting the enemy; …(continued)…

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