SAN DIEGO—A cadre of qualified, smart, honest people have entered the net-lease field after being downsized from larger property-development firms, which helped the industry by infusing it with talent, the Niki Group‘s managing partner David Trakman tells The firm, which has been in business for 16 years, is a boutique real estate investment company run by Trakman and founder and CEO Peter Zarcades, which purchases single-tenant triple-net properties where the tenants pay mostly all of the expenses associated with the property. We spoke with Trakman exclusively about the concept of a boutique net-lease firm and his take on this sector of the industry. How did the concept of a boutique net-lease firm emerge for your company?

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