If you need any further proof that Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett is the wisest man in America, click on this link, to see his move deeper into the net lease space.

Proclaiming net lease investments as "the new gold standard for income oriented investors," the Forbes article reports that Berkshire Hathaway has "doubled-down" on its original 2017 purchase of 18.6 million shares of Arizona-based net lease REIT STORE Capital, picking up an additional 5.8 million shares.

According to Forbes, which cited NAREIT numbers, "A decade ago, this REIT sector had a combined market capitalization of less than $5 billion, and today it has mushroomed almost 10x, to a market capitalization of over $44 billion."

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Jonathan Hipp

Jonathan Hipp began his career in real estate over 25 years ago. In his early years as a broker, he ventured into the net lease industry and quickly began leading the US net lease market, closing over $3 billion in transactions. In 2005, Jon founded Calkain Companies, a company focused solely on net lease investment services. As President and CEO, he has been instrumental in building the firm into one of the leading Net Lease real estate companies, transacting over $12 billion of net lease deal volume over the past 13 years. He has expanded Calkain’s services to include brokerage, advisory, asset management, capital markets, and industry research. He has become a well-known resource, panelist, and speaker at various Net Lease and Industry conferences and is a regular contributor to GlobeSt.com on real estate trends. In June 2015, Jon’s passion for the real estate business was again recognized as he was nominated for the Top Real Estate Player in the DC area by SmartCEO magazine.