Episode 48

How to Conquer Real Estate with Beth Azor

Published on: 14th February, 2024

On this episode of the Performance Mindset podcast, Amy interviews Beth Azor. Beth is the founder and principal of Azor Advisory Services, Florida’s premier retail, real estate management, development, and commercial real estate education firm. Beth has a long history of buying, selling, leasing, developing, redeveloping, and managing her own retail real estate projects. She also has more than three decades of personal case studies, testimonials, and “aha” moments, in addition to commercial real estate courses that help propel her clients into success. Beth Azor is also a Power Beacon, an empowering force of women founders and executive leaders, ensuring safety for women in the workplace and supporting the growing success of women in the industry.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  1. Beth Azor’s background in real estate and the founding of her business in 2004.
  2. Why she started the Women’s Real Estate Investment Summit after discovering mostly men were taking advantage of real estate investing opportunities.
  3. The speakers and asset classes the conference is focused on this year.
  4. The importance of the Power Beacons as a supportive community for women in real estate.
  5. Beth’s Women Investor Wednesday series and who it’s a good fit for.
  6. Using equity to build your business and real estate portfolio with SBA loans.
  7. Some of her favorite success stories.
  8. The book Beth Azor believes everyone should read this year.

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Performance Mindset
Realizing Excellence in Business and Commercial Real Estate
After more than a decade serving business owners and investors, Amy Calandrino and the team at Beyond Commercial has discovered that our most successful clients have a performance mindset driving them to gain a competitive edge over others in the marketplace. Through helping our clients to execute data-driven decisions, we've found that it's about so much more than property in being successful. Often self-limiting beliefs coupled with lack of information can hinder one's performance in business and investments. By having the right support invested in your success and rigorous follow through by the entrepreneur, creating exponential wealth is possible. The objective of the Performance Mindset series is to not only share insights from our most successful entrepreneur clients and other thought leaders, but also share business and commercial real estate trends. If you want to grow, you're tuning into the right show!

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Amy Calandrino

Amy Calandrino, CCIM is the Founding Principal of Beyond Commercial, a Certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) and Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) certified commercial real estate firm. Amy leads a team of commercial real estate experts who deliver tremendous value to business owners and investors across all asset classes.

Amy’s clientele includes local, regional, national, and international companies in a wide range of industries and numerous private investors and family offices. Her reputation as a fierce, results-driven dealmaker in sales, leasing, and investment transactions helps to achieve her client’s goals through winning bidding wars or otherwise accomplishing what others often cannot.

Currently, Amy is the Immediate Past President of Florida CCIM Chapter's Central District, Immediate Past President of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce Leadership Winter Park Alumni Council, Representative on the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors, Associate Member of the Manufacturers Association of Central Florida (MACF), and Board Member on Seacoast Bank’s Central Florida Community Board. Amy also supports many community organizations including Valencia College’s Foundation, the Victim Service Center of Central Florida, Easterseals Florida, and Inspire of Central Florida. Since Amy finds fulfillment helping others to achieve success, her philanthropic efforts are focused on organizations aligned with her personal mission.

Amy’s recent accolades include: 2021 “Winter Park Magazine” People to Watch; 2021 “Orlando Business Journal” Women Who Mean Business; 2021 #CREi Top LinkedIn Influencers in Commercial Real Estate; 2020 Orlando Regional REALTORS® Association (ORRA) Young Professional Network “20 Under 40” Rising Star; 2020 Globe St. Real Estate Forum “Fifty Under 40” Commercial Real Estate Professional; 2019 Connect CRE Next Generation Award; 2019 Winter Park Chamber of Commerce Winter Park Champion of the Year nominee; 2019 ORRA Good Neighbor Award Recipient; and 2018 & 2019 Central Florida Association of REALTORS® Circle of Achievement Award.

Amy lives in the Winter Park / Maitland area with her husband Phil who is a well-respected business attorney and CEO of Forward Law Firm, toddler son Giovanni “Gio”, baby daughter Giulietta “Giulie”, and Duke the whippet (@DukeWhippet). Amy enjoys cooking, knitting, traveling, reading, golfing, playing poker, and spending quality time with loved ones. For more information about Amy, visit www.amycalandrino.com