Vesta Preferred: Building a Realty Firm From Scratch
Ever since Greg Pekarsky and Brad Robins founded Vesta Preferred Realty, the two have been working nonstop. Finding balance and a strong support network has helped them keep growing their Chicago-based start-up.
Full For co-founders Greg Pekarsky and Brad Robbins, 80-hour workweeks are just a part of the hustle.
Gratitude Greg Pekarsky says his realty firm would be nowhere without his sales agents.
Family Entrepreneurship runs in Greg Pekarsky's family. In fact, it's what inspired him to launch his own realty firm in Chicago.
Location Chicago is a hotbed of opportunities for young entrepreneurs like Greg Pekarsky.
Origins Real estate mogul Greg Pekarsky recalls his immigrant upbringing in Detroit.
Giving Back Entrepreneur Greg Pekarsky describes how working with pre-teens helps him unwind.
Network Without collaboration, the real estate industry will fall apart, warns Greg Pekarsky.
Support Having someone to turn to helps entrepreneur Greg Pekarsky refocus.
Mentor Only focusing on yourself makes your business look bad, says realtor Greg Pekarsky.
Skills Brad Robins explains why having a business partner with a different skill set from his has helped the realty firm grow.
Learning Failures can show you what needs to improve, says entrepreneur Brad Robins.
Freedom Brad Robins explains why the best part of being an entrepreneur is owning your work.
Balance It's difficult, but it pays to separate your work life from home life, says entrepreneur Brad Robins.
Relax Entrepreneurs are never really off the clock, so it helps to re-charge here and there, Brad Robins explains.
Tech A computer, a cell phone, and an Internet connection are all entrepreneur Brad Robins needs to keep his business running.
Strategy When he started, all Greg Pekarsky cared about was building his brand. Now he has to think about his team and his realty firm too.
Grind For co-founders Greg Pekarsky and Brad Robbins, 80-hour workweeks are just a part of the hustle.
Hustle A shared passion for real estate keeps entrepreneurs Greg Pekarsky and Brad Robins motivated.
Payoff For entrepreneur Greg Pekarsky, making it in America is the payoff. For Brad Robins, it's living in a luxury loft with his future wife.