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  • Writer's pictureJohn Casmon

Investing in Institutional Quality Apartments with Julia Bykhovskaia and David Davidenko

David (Viacheslav) Davidenko is a full-time accredited investor from Austin. He is a respected, profit-driven entrepreneur and general management professional with a stellar career history of achievements investing in highly successful businesses. He has invested all-time as a GP and LP in 27 multifamily properties, almost 5,000 units altogether.

Julia Bykhovskaia is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Sunrise Capital. With her strong finance background, Julia is focusing on deal underwriting and asset management. In her past, Julia was an experienced investor in public and private companies, working as a securities analyst who started her investment career in 2003.

Let’s dive in to learn more about David and Julia and how they leverage the Texas market. LISTEN HERE:

[00:01 – 06:43] Opening Segment

  • Julia and David talk about their backgrounds

  • They talk about how they got started

  • David breaks down the range of their portfolio.

[06:43 – 14:54] The Texas Market

  • David talks about some of the reasons why they prefer to invest in Texas.

  • Julia talks about why multifamily is resilient and a better investment option than any other investment types.

  • Julia talks about some of her predictions on what’s going to happen in the next two years.

  • The importance of finding ways to protect yourself and protect your investors.

[14:54 – 30:24] Great Partners

  • The reasons why communication is key in partnerships and the difference between an argument and a conflict.

  • The importance of understanding your background before deciding on what type of properties you want to invest in.

  • How to reduce competition

  • Why David and Julia don’t prefer value-add properties.

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[30:24 – 36:18] Bullseye Round

Apparent Failure:

Occasionally losing a deal.

Digital Resource:


Most Recommended Book:

Daily Habit:

Keeping their digital devices away to focus

Curious About:

How to build a larger company

I Wish I Knew When I Was Starting:

That I can’t do it all on my own

Best Place to Grab a Bite in Austin and New York

Oasis and Capital Grill

Contact David and Julia:

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Tweetable Quotes:

“When you respect each other with your partner, you just argue but that’s not a conflict.” - David Davidenko

“There are a number of reasons to invest in Texas but I think there is still room for growth” - Julia Bykhovskai

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