άριστος (áh-rees-tos)

Ancient Greek meaning: best, first-rate, thorough


 “Wisdom must be intuitive reason combined with scientific knowledge.” 

— Aristotle


Being effective with your investment dollars can be tough — we can teach you how to improve the precision of your spending, learning from successes and failures of the biggest names in real estate.

Our back-of-the-napkin math indicates that, in the U.S. alone, the $720B construction industry wastes between $40-100B from re-work per year.

How’s that for sustainability?

Regardless of your budget for capital improvements, major renovations, or new developments, how effective you are with the dollars you have matters more than how much you need to spend. Construction always costs more when you have to do the same work twice.

Aristos Global provides advice and insight to some of the world’s leading investment firms throughout their acquisition, asset management, and development of commercial real estate.

We serve international public and private Limited Partners (LPs) who usually have the most capital at risk. Our past experience with construction defect litigation, forensic investigations, and fixing commercial real estate failures allows us to help investors proactively solve problems before they start.

Learn how to anticipate and mitigate your risk.




What Sellers aren’t telling you and why reviewing technical reports and historical capital renovation data is not the highest and best use of finance professionals.

Asset Management

Why span of control and perspective matters for you, your deal sponsor, or your JV operating partner.


Cognitive biases and why you need someone on your team to tell you what you don’t want to hear– like adding more steps just increases complexity and the probability that something will go wrong.



 We don’t pretend to know how to predict the future. Inflation rates, interest rates, and rent rates are beyond our control. We do know the mistakes top tier firms repeatedly make but are too afraid to talk about.

With international experience across the public and private sectors, we know how to hold the line when it comes to expenses related to planning, design, and construction.

Learn how to ask tough questions and challenge conventional wisdom.




 “The best way to minimize risk is to think.”

— Warren Buffet



How to Run a Great Acquisitions Process

The difference between an average & excellent real estate acquisition When we enter “real estate acquisition definition” into Google, we get close to 21,000,000 results with no real clear definition. Acquisitions, M&A, and real estate investing appear much easier to define. During these transactions, the focus is to either gain control or interest in real …