Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Rafael Nadal's Grand Slam History

The former president of a convenience store and gas station construction company, Amin Andy Lakha serves as CEO and director of real estate for Lakha Investments. In his free time, Amin Andy Lakha enjoys traveling to watch tennis matches. His favorite player is Rafael Nadal

One of the best players of his generation, Nadal turned pro at 15 years old and, four years later, won his first of nine French Open titles. He won a total of 11 tournaments that year and rose to No. 3 in the world rankings. Dubbed the "King of Clay" for his success on the surface, Nadal won the next eight of nine French Open tournaments, only failing to win in 2009. 

Beyond his success at the French Open, Nadal completed the career Grand Slam, having won all four major tournaments. He won his first of two Wimbledon championships in 2008, secured the Australian Open title in 2009, and the following year earned his first of two US Open titles. The Spaniard has won 14 Grand Slams throughout his career and appeared in 21 Grand Slam finals. Sixteen of those 21 finals matches have been against Roger Federer.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Punta del Este - A Hub of Surf, Sand, and Boutiques in Uruguay

Amin Andy Lakha is a respected entrepreneurial presence in the Bellevue, Washington, community and leads Lakha Investment Company, LLC. An avid traveler, Amin Andy Lakha enjoys visiting international destinations such as London, Cannes, and Rio De Janeiro. He is also a fan of Punta del Este, an Uruguayan seaside resort that combines boutique shops, “simple-chic” eateries, and white sand beaches.

The most popular neighborhood is La Barra, which encompasses stretches of beach such as surfer-friendly Montoya and sunbather filled Bikini. Jose Ignacio Beach is a hub for chill out sunset DJ sessions favored by locals and tourists alike. As the evening falls, tiki torches come out and create a vibrant, festive atmosphere. 

Punta del Este also offers a host of recreational offerings, such as horseback rides with a baqueano guide in the lush, hilly environs of Garz√≥n, a birdwatcher’s paradise. For those seeking local handicrafts, Avenida Gorlero offers a full selection of items at the “hippy market.” The work of noted designers is also on display in many shops. Those tired on their feet can enjoy sipping yerba mate at one of the many relaxed cafes lining the street.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

The Types of Commercial Real Estate Property

Amin Andy Lakha is an accomplished real estate executive that holds a degree from the the University of Illinois. An avid golfer in his free time, Amin Andy Lakha currently serves as the CEO of Lakha Investments and the president of Premier Center Management, a real estate investment firm that specializes in commercial property.

Commercial real estate is defined as any form of non-residential property that is used for business purposes to make a profit. Although there are numerous forms of commercial real estate property, the most common four types can be broken down into office, industrial, retail and multi-family.

Office properties include low, mid, and high-rise buildings that are used by firms for office space and can often be found in central business districts. Alternatively, industrial properties are almost never part of central business districts due to the large amount of space they require. Industrial properties include buildings used for manufacturing, warehousing, and research and development activities. Retail properties, which include any space engaged in direct consumer sale, are typically found at ground level. There are a wide variety of retail buildings, ranging from large malls and outlets to small single stores. Lastly, multi-family housing includes apartment complexes and other low, mid, and high-rise buildings that include more than one unit to house multiple tenants.