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EP272 Building Skyscrapers in New York and the Modern Wealth Building Formula with Ken Van Liew

My guest today is one of Manhattan’s most successful skyscraper experts and has managed the syndication and development of high-profile real estate investments totaling more than $1.3 billion, including 1,500 luxury high-rise residential units, and three million sq. ft. of commercial office and residential.  He’s also completed over 3,000 transactions.

Ken Van Liew is an author, educator, engineer and real estate coach, whose book “Modern Wealth Building Formula: How to Master Real Estate Investing” has empowered thousands of real estate investors over the past 20 years.

Today, Ken is going to talk about what it takes to build skyscrapers in Manhattan, including construction methods, engineering issues, and people challenges.  Ken has a lot of great stories, including one about a high-rise that was leaning and the method he used to fix it.

Ken also discusses his Modern Wealth Building Formula and the three ‘F’s’: Find it, Fund it, Facilitate it.   This is a must-listen episode that will give you great insight into how a high-level developer, investor, and business owner thinks and acts in a very competitive and tough business.  You can contact Ken through his websites:



Today’s episode is brought to you by Green Property Management, managing everything from single family homes to apartment complexes in the West Michigan area.


And RCB & Associates, helping Michigan-based real estate investors and small business owners navigate the complex world of health insurance and medicare benefits.




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