How to Scale Commercial Real Estate

Early Stage Scaling with Cody Lewis

September 18, 2021 Sam Wilson Episode 293
How to Scale Commercial Real Estate
Early Stage Scaling with Cody Lewis
Show Notes

Scaling is a challenge, but time makes it trickier!  In today’s episode, we’re going to dive into them!  Cody is a founding partner of Vendue Capital, LLC. He is involved in property acquisition, investor relations and asset management for the company.  Prior to Vendue Capital, Cody worked for leading technology companies such as Apple, Verizon Wireless, CompuCom and Jamf in management of Business to Business Sales and Engineering as well as Business Accounts Executive. After educating himself in real estate investments and exploring many avenues of investments, he became partner of Vendue Capital to acquire multi-family properties. Cody produces the podcast, Real Estate UnSuccess Stories, where other investors share stories of unforeseen problems in investing, resolutions and the lessons learned.



[00:01 - 04:33] Opening Segment


  • Let’s get to know today’s guest, Cody Lewis
  • Getting into real estate: “Something was wrong!”
  • Full-pledged multi-family real estate investor


[04:34 - 23:10] Early Stage Scaling


  • Why time is a challenge.
  • How to make tasks efficient
  • You’ve got to build those automations
  • Why You Should Try Block Scheduling
  • Reducing the things you think about daily
  • Who do we want to hire first?
  • Why Cody focused on soft commitments first


[23:11 - 26:34] Final Four Segment


  • What Cody would invest in with only $20,000 
    • Hire a mentor immediately.
  • How Cody would help in a real estate mistake
    • Don’t think you can do it all on your own.  Partner up.
  • Cody’s way to make the world a better place
    • Give time.
  • Reach out to our guest - see links below 
  • Final words


Resources Mentioned


Tweetable Quotes


“How do we optimize and save the most amount of time and be the most efficient?” - Cody Lewis


“What’s the role that we would want to hire first?” - Cody Lewis


“The best place you can often spend money is hiring a mentor immediately.” - Cody Lewis


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Connect with Cody Lewis through [email protected] and LinkedIn.  Visit his website https://www.venduecapital.com/, listen to his podcast Real Estate UnSuccess Stories to scale your business the most efficient way possible.



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