Accredited Income Property Investment Specialist (AIPIS)

Moses Salcido, SIOR, is the Managing Director of CNL Commercial Real Estate, Senior Development Manager of North Florida at the Panattoni Development Co. LLC.

Vice President Joe Biden encourages Americans to spend now to bolster infrastructure, or the U.S. will fall behind its competitors. Salcido explains what this means for commercial real estate and how more infrastructure will boost the economy. Salcido also identifies areas where infrastructure is lacking and explains whether they are worth more government spending.

Salcido was Principal of Lee & Associates Central Florida, LLC. Mr. Salcido has over 24 years of Central & North Florida real estate experience ranging from landlord/tenant representation, corporate real estate, to development thus providing a very unique perspective for this real estate executive. During his 22 year real estate career in Central Florida, Mr. Salcido has held senior level positions with ComTech Properties, Weeks Corporation, Duke Realty, Progress Energy, and Panattoni Development. During his initial 10 year tenure in real estate, Mr. Salcido transacted a number of industrial real estate deals throughout Central Florida. Mr. Salcido's career highlights include leading the initial entry into the Central Florida market by a Southeast Regional office/industrial REIT in 1995 and managing corporate real estate assets for Progress Energy, Florida and initiating a 200,000-sf corporate headquarters facility for the major Southeast utility company. He has been a Board Member for CoreNet Global CoreNet since 2007. Mr. Salcido serves as a Member of the Advisory Board at Real Estate Media, Inc. He has been Ex-Officio of NAIOP Central Florida since 2009. He has been the President of NAIOP Central Florida Chapter since 2007. He has been a Board Member of NAIOP Florida State Chapter since 2008. He serves as a Member of Advisory Board at Florida Real Estate Forum. He is a Member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR). He is Florida Licensed Real Estate Broker.

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Category:Educational Podcast -- posted at: 12:05pm EDT

Renowned author, physiologist, evolutionary biologist and bio geographer, Dr. Jared Diamond, joins Jason Hartman for a discussion of his newest book, The World Until Yesterday. Dr. Diamond’s unique background has shaped his integrated version of human history. He posits that success – and failure – depends on how well societies adapt to their changing environment.

Dr. Diamond is also a medical researcher and professor of physiology at the UCLA School of Medicine. His book "Guns, Germs and Steel" won a Pulitzer Prize and "The Third Chimpanzee" was a best-selling award winner. Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, Professor Diamond is a MacArthur Fellow who has published over 200 articles in Discover, Natural History, Nature and Geo magazines.

In his books Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse (and the popular PBS and National Geographic documentaries they inspired), big-picture scholar Jared Diamond explores civilizations and why they all seem to fall. Now in his latest book, The World Until Yesterday, Diamond examines the traditional societies of New Guinea -- and discovers that modern civilization is only our latest solution to survival.

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Category:Educational Podcast -- posted at: 12:51pm EDT

Paul Da Costa is Owner Leader of the Port Charlotte Real-Estate Investment Association and host of the Real-Estate Education Workshop. He joins the show to discuss why the housing market is not recovering and what can be done to help it improve.

The topics then switch to short sales and whether they're good for homeowners and if they're better alternatives to foreclosurers. Da Costa also explains if it's better to buy an older home or to build.

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Category:Educational Podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT