Better Money Better World

#6 | Jonathan Rose Companies

Episode Summary

Jonathan Rose is an early ESG focused real estate investor who uses concepts like Green Building and livable communities to drive 15+% returns over his 15+ years buying 100+ apartment complexes, primarily for the working poor. His track record is rooted in making high ROI investments that improve energy efficiency and expand community facilities and resources to ensure low turnover of residents. Listen to Jonathan Rose challenge Milton Freedman’s maxim that we must separate economic and social goals by arguing that real asset owners should actively pursue profitable ways to drive social returns while creating superior economic outcomes.