Author, Investor, Entrepreneur

Harmel S. Rayat is a prolific investor, entrepreneur and business owner based in Vancouver, Canada. He is the author of Winning with Commercial Real Estate and president and CEO of Talia Jevan Properties, Inc., a privately held commercial real estate investment firm specializing in the acquisition, management and active long-term ownership of Class-A commercial real estate assets throughout North America.


On Innovation

I never get tired of talking about innovation in all its forms. And neither should you. To me innovation is at the heart of the best investments I’ve had the opportunity to take part in—developments in sustainable practices like solar energy, biotechnology advancements … It’s new creations and developments in these and other fields that…

We Should All Focus on Common Interests

I was pleased to read statements from China’s Foreign Minister this week noting the importance of focusing on common interests between his country and the United States, rather than just ruminating on differences that can lead to rifts. In a meeting with the new U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Wang Yi noted that the…

Valentine’s Message: Invest from the Heart

It seems apropos on this St. Valentine’s Day to share a little about investing from the heart. I got a call just last week from an old friend in the medical field. He’s done rather well for himself and, while his focus has mostly been on his private practice and a bit of intermittent teaching,…

Winds of Change Won’t Always Indicate Direction

It’s anyone’s guess where the Trump presidency is going to take us, but at least for the immediate future it looks like softening regulations on Wall Street could signal some gains in certain investment categories. A commercial real estate developer at heart, Trump’s imminent rollback on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act…

Winning with Commercial Real Estate


In, Winning with Commercial Real Estate, you will discover the secrets to investing in Class-A properties as divulged for the first time by master real estate entrepreneur, businessman and author, Harmel Rayat. If you’re like most investors, one of your primary goals is to enjoy a financially secure retirement starting at whatever age you want to stop working, whether that’s 65, 55 or even younger. If that is so, it stands to reason that your retirement “nest egg” should ideally generate above-market returns, often with below-market risk.

“The best real estate book I’ve read to date!!! Practical and empowering I’ve read so many books that inspired me but left me feeling like I didn’t know what to do. Not this one. It is both inspiring and actionable. this is better than any $2,000 seminar.”

– Amazon Reviewer

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