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Bringing People & Communities into Commercial Real Estate with Zameer Upadhya & Chris Chambers



When Platinum Premier Global Equity looks to invest, it looks for ways it can help improve its local communities.

In this episode, Platinum Premier’s Zameer Upadhya and  Chris Chambers join Iván Watanabe to share how the company is working to help people across the United States (and the world) invest in commercial real estate. 

They highlight how the organization’s investments and high-quality real estate improvements can provide stable returns for investors and secure economic assets for communities.

Zameer and Chris discuss:

  • Platinum Premier Global Equity’s mission to provide unique real estate opportunities 
  • COVID-19’s impact on the commercial real estate industry 
  • How real estate creates value for people 
  • Why real estate isn’t a passive investment
  • Reasons to integrate commercial real estate into your overall portfolio 
  • And more

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About Zameer Upadhya: 

Zameer Upadhya is Platinum Premier Global Equity’s co-founder and CEO, a real estate private equity firm focused on multi-family and hotel value-add development opportunities. The team improves the properties through hands-on management and targeted value-add initiatives striving for solid returns for investors and strong economic assets for communities.

About Chris Chambers:

Chris is Platinum Premier Global Equity’s CFO. He has been investing in real estate since 2004. His investments concentrated on residential real estate projects, increasing profits, and enhancing cash flow. His background lends him nearly 15 years of relevant financial expertise in real estate, financial planning, long-term planning, capital allocation, capital-efficient profitable growth, auditing, and investment strategies.


Bajraktari Realty’s Diverse Real Estate Approach — With George Papanicolaou, Florim, and Gani Bajraktari



Bajraktari Realty Management is a multifaceted company that owns and operates over 70 buildings throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Yonkers area.

After spending over 25 years servicing the New York real estate market, they have learned a thing or two about residential and commercial real estate.

Today, Bajraktari Realty’s Florim and Gani Bajraktari join Iván Watanabe and George Papanicolaou to discuss their roles at the firm. Plus, they offer their latest updates on New York’s residential and commercial real estate market that you don’t want to miss! 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Who Bajraktari Realty works with
  • Why value and community are so important to Bajraktari Realty
  • The importance of calculating how manageable real estate is 
  • Bajraktari Realty’s unique design process
  • And more!

Join this conversation today and find out what you need to consider before investing or leasing in New York real estate! 

Resources:  Opus Private Client, LLC | Iván Watanabe | George Papanicolaou | Bajraktari Realty Management Company: (914) 290-4848 (White Plains, New York) |  Florim Bajraktari | Florim Bajraktari on LinkedIn | Gani Bajraktari