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.


A Man is Responsible for his Money

This week I was taken aback to read about actor Johnny Depp’s financial maelstrom centering on his business managers and their alleged mishandling of his extensive assets. In short, Depp has filed a lawsuit against the principals of an L.A.-based firm called the Management Group, headed by brothers Joel and Rob Mandel. He claims they…

What If Money Didn’t Matter?

Okay, Yes, I like money. I admit it … Don’t you? And of course, despite the strange title of this essay, money does matter. That is, if you like to eat food, pay the mortgage, or buy clothes for the kids. What I’m talking about is quite a different idea—namely: What kinds of choices would…

Think Like a Futurist

I once met a futurist. He was an interesting—albeit somewhat odd—fellow, and he’d crafted a career around long-term predictions and projections. Frankly, I don’t remember a lot of the detail of what he said was likely to unfold in the years going forward. I do remember one thing he specifically mentioned. He explained to me…

It’s a Wonderful Lesson in Perseverance

For a lot of people the holiday season arrives with a complicated compilation of emotions and expectations. The history, happenings and—at the worst of times—histrionics—of this busy, bustling and boundless time of year are extraordinary and sometimes slightly extreme. But one of the best elements for me personally—a silly one perhaps, but a harmless guilt-free…

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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