Episode 31

Published on:

27th Sep 2022

Building an Investment and Private Equity Empire

Hans Box is the Co-Founder of Box Wilson Equity, a  real estate investment and private equity company which focuses on cash flow and value-add investments. He specializes in structuring, creating, and managing partnerships to acquire multimillion-dollar assets.

He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as a tax and strategy consultant. He attended Texas A&M University, graduating cum laude with a B.S. degree in Accounting and magna cum laude with an M.S. degree in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Texas.

In today's episode of the Passive Wealth principles podcast, Jake Harris will have a conversation with Hans about some core principles of investing, how he as a passive investor allows himself certain amounts of freedom and much more.

You will find out a little bit about Hans’ background and his journey in the real estate space.

You will learn why Hans decided to pursue a career in accounting and how was that experience for him.

Hans will share what made him decide to quit his corporate job and get into real estate and how was that transition for him.

You will discover what is pref equity and why it's important in real estate.

Hans will also talk about investing as an LP (limited partner) and his process and mindset for investing in other people’s deals.

Listen now and enjoy!

What You’ll Learn in this Show: 

  • What made Hans decide to quit his corporate job and get into real estate and how was that transition for him? 
  • How do Hans' investment criteria and due diligence look today?
  • What is pref equity and why it's important in real estate
  • An important investment that has given Hans more freedom
  • Investing as a LP (limited partner): Hans’ process and the mindset for investing in othert people’s deals
  • And so much more...






Rich Dad, Poor Dad

Ayn Rand’s books

The Almanack of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happiness


The Tim Ferriss show 

The Lifestyle Investor

The Knowledge Project

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About the Podcast

Passive Wealth Principles
Contrarian Investing for Cash Flow and Freedom
You are listening to the Passive Wealth Principles Podcast. Your host; Jake Harris is the founder of an award-winning real estate investment firm and actively investing in commercial real estate all over the country. This show allows you to tune into interviews, dive deeper and deconstruction many passive wealth principles not just from investing but tactics, strategies, and many fascinating ways in which people have achieved levels of passive wealth.

Through my nearly 20 year career as a professional investor, I have built an amazing network of people and come across some super-savvy investors that not only have a unique stance on the marketplace but look at the same problems we all face and many times have come up with a simple but unconventional approach to solving them.

So come be a fly on the wall. Enjoy the conversations and these amazing passive wealth principle lessons.

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About your host

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Jake Harris

A sought-after expert and gifted story teller with contagious energy, he inspires everyone around him with encyclopedic research. He can take complicated ideas and convey them simply and clearly for everyone to understand. As a founder and managing partner of an award-winning commercial real estate firm, he has authored a #1 bestselling book (CatchingKnives). He has been featured in many publications including The NY Times & Yahoo Finance, he is a frequent speaker, podcast guest, and a highly valued coach. He uses those superpowers to pioneer cutting-edge bold design into an exciting hotel, infill, and adaptive reuse projects across the country. To date has purchased and sold1200+ properties in23 states and amassed a commercial real estate portfolio of iconic properties. He earned a master's degree in International Real Estate, sits on the FIU real estate board, is an accreditedCongress of New Urbanism city builder, a member of CCIM, Urban Land Institute (ULI) and holds a CA real estate brokers license.