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.


Three Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Risk

Taking risks is never easy. Most times, you have to step outside of your comfort zone. Unfortunately, many folks tend to avoid risk when possible, opting instead for safety. But some of the most successful people in the world got to where they are today because they were willing to take on risk when no…

Entrepreneurs Don’t Know They’re Own Strength

Sometimes in life, things won’t always go your way. You can get as motivated, as you possibly can. You become a bullet train through even the most daunting of situations. You can build incredible momentum. And then all of a sudden, you’re stopped dead in your tracks with another roadblock. A friend of mine has…

Entrepreneur Lessons: What we Can Learn from Bill Ackman

Sometimes, even an apology can’t repair the damage. In 2015, Bill Ackman’s fund invested a large sum of money in Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) with his investment thesis based on the company’s strong record of acquisitions, which he felt could continue. “The story is not that well understood by Wall Street,” he noted, as quoted by Fortune. “They’re incredibly…

The No. 1 Way to Lose Business

Word of mouth is essential to entrepreneurial success. About 74% of consumers depend of word of mouth as one of their top purchasing decisions. Another 68% of online opinions is the third most trusted source of information, according to Nielsen. Another 88% of people trust online reviews of other consumers. Good word of mouth is…

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