Contrary to all the success stories, Real Estate is a hard business that requires resilience in order to be successful. It’s not a matter of if things will go wrong, it’s a matter of what will go wrong and when, and how you deal with them. That’s why it requires grit in order to prevail in the long term. David Mcillwain, Founding Partner & Managing Principal of MAC Assets, has learned from hard knocks many of the lessons it takes to be successful and costly mistakes that need to be avoided. MAC Assets specializes in value-add Multifamily investments.