Andreas has spent his whole professional career in the real estate industry, and has a wealth of experience to draw from. He started out at a very young age by doing consulting work for a Caribbean based developer who was looking to build a sales network across Europe. Using his connections, Mr. Johansson recruited a number of high quality local real estate professionals to represent the developer, thereby starting to build his own network of sales agents for the future.
After gaining valuable experience selling Caribbean real estate, Andreas returned to focus on the U.S. markets full time. As the recession was now in full force, Mr. Johansson realized that the money wasn’t to be made in high-end areas any more, but instead he set out to create a “high rental income” program, by spending significant time setting up relationships with banks, agents, and property managers in cities like Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis and St Louis.
When others were struggling, Mr. Johansson managed to sell in excess of $10M a year of high yielding properties, by using his contacts in the industry which had allowed him to build a large network of high performing sales agents and representatives across the world.
In 2012 Andreas went one step further and became a developer, when he founded Berkovitz Development Group, which has since grown to become one of the largest and most successful developers in Belize, as well as the Caribbean.
The company has completed a 50 lot subdivision known as The Palms at Corozal (entirely sold out), are currently building an oceanfront condominium building known as “The Diplomat” and just announced in July 2017 that they are developing a 20 home subdivision called “The Enclave at The Palms” adjacent to their already sold out The Palms community.
He has a lot of experience in creating marketing collateral, drafting investment proposals, and knows how to create a full sales and marketing package, having done so himself on many occasions – both on behalf of other developers as well as for his own projects.
Mr. Johansson has worked with several large retirement funds and syndicates, and structured acquisitions for anything from $10K up to $10M, and everything in between. Foreign retirement funds are often heavily restricted in what they can buy, so Andreas worked with them on finding a product that would pass all regulatory requirements (in this care, residential land lots) and still also meet all the guidelines for investment.
Mr. Johansson also has experience working within SEC guidelines and can advise companies looking to take advantage of raising money publicly, whether that is through a public listing of the company, Regulation S fund raising, or using the new Regulation A+.
Through his connections in the athlete- and “celebrity” world, Andreas also works with several high profile athletes and other celebrities on their investment strategies and actively help them achieve their investment goals.