Our Investment Strategy
Lakeside is committed to generating attractive risk-adjusted returns by purchasing well-located, under-valued properties, improving operating performance, and by leveraging our capital markets expertise to maximize proceeds on sale.
Deliberate Market Selection.
We focus on urban property markets with:
James Kilpatrick is President of Lakeside Investment Company, and also President of NAI Northern California, where he has built investment sales, leasing, mortgage banking, property management, and receivership teams in all major product types and overseen thousands of transactions. He has extensive experience consulting as an expert witness, is a sought-after speaker and was named by San Francisco Business Times "40 under 40" entrepreneurs to watch. He graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Economics and received his MBA from Wharton where he co-chaired the Entrepreneurship club. He is a dedicated husband and father and lives in San Francisco with his wife and two children.
Acquisitions and Asset Manager
Paul's role is to source, analyze, and perform due diligence on the acquisition of commercial real estate in the Bay Area. He also works on the day-to-day asset management tasks, such as managing rehab projects, litigation, and accounting. Paul is also a graduate student at UC Berkeley getting his master’s degree in real estate development and design. He previously worked on land acquisitions, entitlements, and market research for senior care facilities in California. Through these roles, he has gained experience underwriting multifamily projects while assisting in communication with architects, local municipalities, brokers, and key financial partners. He is well-versed in real estate finance and proforma modeling for value-add investments.