Tagged: real estate

The 6th Annual NYC Real Estate Expo

What if all the key decision-makers who can help you close deals, plus the real estate industry professionals you’ve always wanted to meet but couldn’t — are all waiting to meet YOU on one day at one place in midtown Manhattan. It’s happening at the 6th Annual NYC Real Estate Expo — November 6, 2014, at the New… Read More

5th Annual NYC Real Estate Expo

More than 3,500 professionals representing all facets of the region’s commercial and residential real estate industry are expected to attend the 5th Annual NYC Real Estate Expo scheduled forTuesday, October 8th at our new venue NY Hilton (Midtown). The NYC Real Estate Expo is New York’s only full-scale, real estate exposition and conference geared exclusively towards… Read More

William Skelley: iFunding Charts Path for Growth in Real Estate Crowdfunding

iFunding Featured Founders and Logo

Followers of the investment crowdfunding space all know the real estate sector is very hot.  Big names and big deals are migrating to the new approach to fund all types of property.  iFunding is one of these companies that claims a top pedigree of founders and managers with a view towards global expansion.  The young… Read More

Realty Mogul & MHP Funds Successfully Crowdfund Another Mobile Home Park Fund


Realty Mogul announced on Friday (September 26th) that it has successfully funded yet another mobile home park.  The crowdfunding platform’s accredited investors contributed more than $2.3 million to acquire an interest in Affordable Housing Community Fund 5, LLC, the eighth fund of this kind that has been offered by MHP Funds, LLC. CEO of Realty Mogul, Jilliene… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding: Debt vs. Equity (Infographic)

New York Real Estate

Real estate crowdfunding is booming.  The synergies between matching investors with investment opportunities online are incredibly compelling.  Real estate is a multi-trillion dollar industry on a global basis and the efficiencies delivered by crowdfunding will grow the pie – not just slice it up further. The team over at RealtyShares has created an high level… Read More

iFunding Asia CEO Julian Kwan Talks Real Estate Crowdfunding (Video)

Julian Kwan

iFinding is kind of a unique entry in the real estate crowdfunding space as they have set up shop in the United States AND  in Singapore (they also have a very cool iPhone app so you can invest on the run too). Earlier this week Julian Kwan, CEO of iFunding Asia and one of the… Read More

Fundrise Adds Big Name Investors Including Ratner, Elghanayan & Guggenheim: Funding Now at $38 Million


High Profile Industry Names  Join Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform’s First Round Series A. Fundrise, a leading real estate crowdfunding platform, announced several new investors have joined the company’s first-round Series A including; Guggenheim Partners, Rockrose President Justin Elghanayan and James Ratner, Chairman and CEO of Forest City Commercial Group, bringing its total raise to $38… Read More

Brief: Weissenhaus Generates € 1 Million in Revenue for August

WEISSENHAUS Grand Village Resort & Spa at Night

European crowdfunding record holder Weissenhaus has shared an update on the ongoing project stating that operating revenue for the month of August exceeded €1 million. Weissenhaus is a posh resort located on the North Sea near Hamburg, Germany, that was purchased by well known financiere Jan Henric Buettner. An investment crowdfunding campaign is still funding… Read More

HBS: Prodigy Network – Democratizing Real Estate Investment

Rodrigo Nino

Last month Harvard Business School published a case study on the real estate crowdfunding platform Prodigy Network and its founder Rodrigo Niño.  Authors Karim Lakhani, Katja Hutter and Greta Priar, reviewed the dramatic rise of Prodigy Network and the vision of Niño that “crowdfunding will disrupt the status quo of traditional equity investment in real… Read More

Brief: AssetAvenue Announces New Senior VP, Eddie Prosser

Eddie Prosser

AssetAvenue, a peer-to-peer lending platform for commercial real estate has announced that commercial real estate executive Eddie Prosser is joining the company as Senior Vice President of Real Estate Investments. Prosser will be responsible for expanding key lender and broker partnerships as well as utilizing his acquisition and financing experience to build upon the company’s… Read More

The House Crowd Has Bought & Refurbished 78 Properties. Crosses £ 5 Million Mark

The House Crowd

Hale, UK based crowdfunding property investment company, The House Crowd, has announced it has fundraised more than £5 million from investors over a two year period. Since it started operations, the company has bought and refurbished 78 properties in and around the Manchester area, totalling more than £5 million of investment.  The House Crowd offers people… Read More

Brief: Brennan Investment Group says Industrial Park Acquisition Completed, Used Realty Mogul to Aid in Funding


Brennan Investment Group has stated the acquisition of Jackson Industrial Park has been completed.  This portfolio consists of four multi-tenant, light-industrial facilities totaling approximately 260,400 square feet in Indianapolis, IN.  Brennan Investment Group successfully utilized crowdfunding with Realty Mogul to complete the purchase. “We are pleased to complete the acquisition of Jackson Industrial Park. The Indianapolis market has demonstrated… Read More

Direct Lending Investments Commits $73 Million to Fund Loans via Realty Mogul


Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Realty Mogul Receives Whopping $73 Million Commitment from Institutional Investor. Direct Lending Investments, described as the general partner of oldest and largest short term, high yield, small business loans fund has formed a new partnership with Really Mogul, a real estate crowdfunding platform that offers both debt and equity investments in… Read More

CrowdLords Preps Crowdfunding Platform for “Buy to Let” Property

CrowdLords empowering more people to Buy to Let

Crowdfunding and real estate is a perfect match.  Either debt or equity the equation just works. Investors understand the asset class. The promise of higher returns on a tangible asset is a compelling proposition for investors both large and small.  The buy to let market in the UK is booming now.  A recent article placed… Read More

Largest Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Prodigy Network Closes on $68.5 Million Manhattan Property

AKA United Nations

Korman Communities and Prodigy Network Partner Up on Prime Real Estate: AKA United Nations. In their second joint venture, Prodigy Network and Korman Communities have closed on AKA United Nations, located at 234 East 46th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues.  The stated purchase price, according to Prodigy, was $68.5 million with over $10 million… Read More

RealCap Chicago: Introducing Online Capital to Real Estate Entrepreneurs

AGENDA 08:00 am Registration/Breakfast 09:00 am Introductions: David Drake, Chairman of The Soho Loft Diamond Sponsor – American Homeowner Preservation Gold Sponsors – LDJ Capital, Victoria Global, Times Realty News, Global Crowd News and Victoria Partners 09:15 am Keynote Speech 09:30 am Panel 1: How Does Real Estate Crowdfunding Work? 10:30 am Networking Break 11:00… Read More

Brief: AssetAvenue Fully Funds Austin Retail Building Loan


Peer to peer (P2P) real estate lender AssetAvenue has announced funding of a retail building loan in Austin, Texas. “The Austin loan satisfied each of our four pillars of value: Market Location, Property Condition, Borrower Strength and Loan Structure,” said Kevin Arrabaca, President of Real Estate at AssetAvenue. “Austin is one of the hottest job… Read More

Launched Last Month, CrowdProperty Lists First Projects in Drive to £20 Million

CrowdProperty House

UK based peer to peer (P2P) lending platform CrowdProperty has announced its first two property developments live on the site and ready to be financed. Investors may participate starting at £500 and up pledged towards the projects and receive either 5% or 10% gross returns. CrowdProperty, a crowdfunding site that matches private investors with property professionals… Read More

Mainstreet Launches Real Estate Crowdfunding Site

Mainstreet Logo

Mainstreet has announced the launch of their new real estate investment site, MainStreetPlatform.com.  MainStreet focuses on commercial real estate loans. Investments made on the site have reached borrowers in Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Georgia and Illinois, for loans secured on retail-centers and office buildings.  The offers on Mainstreet will be for accredited investors only. “We have… Read More

Realty Mogul CEO States: “We Want to Get Really Great” as Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Leaps $30 Million

Realty Mogul at $30 Million with Jilliene

Realty Mogul, one of the early entrants in the hyper growth industry of real estate crowdfunding, recently passed the $30 million mark in online funding.  The properties funded represent an incredible $220 million in value. This from a startup company launched in the Spring of 2013. The crowdfunding platform boasts 12,000 active, accredited investors that… Read More