WBP: Seizing Entrepreneurial Opportunities with Taggart Birge

Life is too short to spend time living someone else’s dream.  

In this episode, Jake and Gino talk with Taggart Birge. With more than twenty years of commercial real estate experience, Tag has had significant success working within the multifamily real estate industry. As CEO of Birge & Held, a multifamily investment, management and construction company, Tag is a proven expert in this industry. Over the past 13 years, Birge &Held has remained focused on workforce housing and currently has $1.5B in projects under management and has acquired over 15,000 units throughout the central United States.

A committed community volunteer, Tag currently serves on the Board of Directors of Bowen Engineering, the Indiana Sports Corp Board, the Building Owner’s and Management Association Board, the Heart of Gold Charity Board and the Penrod Society. Tag is an outside director of Washington Prime Group, a publicly traded healthcare REIT. He is also Alumni President of the University of Virginia Law School Class of 1997 and serves on the board for the Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School, a top performing Charter School.

Here are some of the key takeaways from the Podcast:

  • Seize the opportunities presented by the market cycles.
  • If you are wired for entrepreneurship, real estate industry presents tremendous opportunities.
  • You can’t outgrow your operations, you have to grow a culture.
  • Don’t get tripped up by micro management and small details when looking at the opportunities. Think like a leader and look at the big picture.

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