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Lightwater Capital is the CRE investment firm you can trust.
Since inception in late 2019, Lightwater Capital has successfully built a significant presence in the Southeast and Midwest markets. Unparalleled ambition led to the seizing of opportunities during turbulent times, by analyzing the trends of the market on a macro and micro level. When opportunity knocked during the pandemic, the Lightwater team successfully acquired assets in growing neighborhoods, allowing investors to capitalize on some very lucrative opportunities. Lightwater’s holdings continue to expand through a thoughtful approach of aggressively pursuing undervalued assets in workforce areas. Our extensive hands on management experience gives us a unique edge in understanding how assets and markets develop, helping to find value in uncertain times.

Lightwater Capital is led by Meir Fried and Joe Wasser, partners in the J. Wasser & Co real estate management firm. Joe and Meir led J. Wasser & Co from startup in 2007 to NYC prestige in just over a decade. They’ve successfully managed and/or acquired over $600 million in diverse multifamily real estate assets, including the historic turnaround of several severely distressed portfolios.

Their professionalism, integrity and drive have endeared Meir and Joe to preeminent real estate insiders across the country and helped them forge powerful relationships. At Lightwater Capital, Meir and Joe are putting their experience and relationships to work for the savvy real estate investor. In the first few years at Lightwater Capital, Joe and Meir have already successfully closed more than $200,000,000 in assets.

Lightwater Capital is the real estate investment firm that delivers.
Focused on the Southeastern region of the United States, the Lightwater team identifies prime multifamily investment opportunities and delivers lucrative returns year after year. Whether for Class A or value add projects, the Lightwater team’s prowess is second to none at every stage of the process, from acquisition through management and sale.

Lightwater Capital is led by Meir Fried and Joe Wasser, partners in the J. Wasser & Co real estate management firm. The dynamic duo led J. Wasser & Co from upstart to NYC real estate giant in just over a decade. They’ve successfully managed and/or acquired over $500 million in diverse multifamily real estate assets, including the historic turnaround of several severely distressed portfolios.

Their professionalism, integrity and drive have endeared Meir and Joe to preeminent real estate insiders across the country and helped them forge powerful relationships. At Lightwater Capital, Meir and Joe are putting their experience and relationships to work for the savvy real estate investor.