#3 Brian Hennessey- Systems & Due Diligence in Commercial Real Estate

“If you aren’t aware of what’s going on, it’s not if you’re going to get burned, it’s when.” – Brian Hennessey 


Today I am interviewing Brian Hennessey who is the Senior Vice President of Avison Young, a private commercial real estate service firm. Brian has 35 years of experience in commercial real estate. He has presented at my Pasadena FIBI meeting and is a highly respected veteran within the commercial real estate world. 

Brian Hennessey: Has been in commercial real estate for 35 years and has been a commercial broker for 26 years. He has represented fortune 500 tenants such as Bank of America, The Walt Disney Company and Baxter Healthcare. He is the author of an Amazon #1 bestseller, The Due Diligence Handbook for Commercial Real Estate, a proven system to save time, money & headaches as well as the creator and instructor of The Due Diligence Video Course for Commercial Real Estate



  • Why he switched from residential to commercial
  • How due diligence can make or break a deal 
  • Why having a system for due diligence is important
  • Why commercial real estate is a different animal 
  • Trends of residential agents doing commercial transactions 
  • How to enhance value in commercial real estate
  • Ways to learn how to enjoy doing due diligence
  • Why women are better at residential real estate
  • How his notes turned into a book 
  • Tricks used by master sellers and more

Listen now and find out how Brian found his Real Estate Breakthrough!

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