Mon, 13 December 2021
Will Mercer is a Real Estate Investor, Developer, and Entrepreneur.
Will is the Founder & CEO of Umaya Village, a community of remote workers and teams nestled on a paradise beach in Belize. Prior to Umaya, Will was Venture Director at Zag, the investment arm of global creative agency BBH. In his role, he led investments into 9 companies and oversaw a portfolio of 30 ventures which doubled in value during his tenure.
“When the pandemic hit, attitudes towards remote work changed irreversibly forever. I think that’s the fundamental thing that people really need to understand which is that this isn’t going away.”
2:02 - Will tells listeners more about his background in real estate.
08:26 - Will shares his thoughts on the future of co-working in a post-covid world.
10:45 - Will discusses the impact the pandemic had on opportunities and office spaces.
17:47 - Will talks about the mechanics and finances of Umaya Village.
19:41 - Will provides insight into how Umaya Village operates.
23:09 - Will touches on what his business plan brings to the table.
26:16 - Will describes his business model’s scalability.
Direct download: 353_Will_Mercer_mixdown.mp3
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