Tagged: real estate

RealCap Chicago – Real Estate Crowdfunding Conference

Event Details RealCap Chicago will provide real estate entrepreneurs the opportunity to hear from the country’s leading real estate crowdfunding platforms. Attendees will learn how to raise debt and equity online for projects including “fix and flip” single family homes, multifamily complexes, commercial buildings, and ground up development projects. Panels Learn the basics- How Does Real… Read More

Prodigy Network Launches New Transactional Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform

BD Bacata Over $170 Million Crowdfunded Prodigy Network

Prodigy Network has announced the launch of its new real estate crowdfunding website, which will feature a secure transactional platform to permit accredited investors – certain investors who have regular income of over $200,000 or net worth, excluding their primary residence, of over $1 million – to invest in real estate opportunities. Prodigy Network and… Read More

Syndicate Room Rebrands; Offers First REIT Investment That Expects to Publicly Trade

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Amidst a recent site redesign that delivered a cleaner look to the fast growing investment crowdfunding platform, Syndicate Room has announced an industry “first” by offering shares in a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT).  The offer is expected to list on a UK stock exchange this December.  The offer went live this past Sunday on… Read More

Brief: Fundrise Raises $250,000 for Brooklyn Apartment Building

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Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Takes Just 24 Days to Raise Quarter Million for Williamsburg, Brooklyn Apartments. Fundrise, a real estate crowdfunding platform, announced it has raised $250,000 from 10 investors in 24 days for 136 North 8th Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Investors are reported to receive a projected gross annual return of 10%, to be distributed in… Read More

Realty Mogul Successfully Crowdfunds Georgia Apartment Complex

the Lakeside at Town Center Apartment complex in the Atlanta suburb of Marietta, Georgi

Realty Mogul has announced another successful real estate crowdfunding project.  Accredited investors contributed over $1.2 million via their online investment platform to purchase a portion of the Lakeside at Town Center Apartment complex in the Atlanta suburb of Marietta, Georgia.  The project was sponsored by Arenda Capital Management. Built in 2001, the property is a… Read More

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

Real Estate Forum Magazine Names Adam Hooper Among the “Top 50” Rising Stars in Commercial Real Estate

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Real Estate Forum magazine has named RealCrowd Co-Founder and CEO Adam Hooper among the “Top 50 Under 40” commercial real estate industry rising stars in the U.S.  The magazine’s annual list is published in the October issue. Adam Hooper, CCIM, is the only commercial real estate crowdfunding company executive named on the list.  Founded in… Read More

Real Estate and the Funding Power of the Crowd

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The National Association of Realtors has also noticed the power and potential of real estate crowdfunding.  Author Meriywn Evans recently reached out to industry participants, including this publication, for perspective and feedback in the fast growing space. The article stats that the “practice of using the Internet to solicit funding has come to commercial real… Read More

RCS Backs Out of $700 Million Deal. Acquisition of Cole Capital Now Off.

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RCS Capital Corporation (RCAP) (NYSE: RCAP), has announced that it has terminated the agreement to acquire Cole Capital from American Realty Capital Properties. The purchase was revealed earlier this month when RCAP stated its intent to purchase Cole Capital for a base purchase price of $700 million consisting of $200 million of cash, $300 million of seller debt, and $200 million of RCAP Class… Read More

As Layoffs Dwindle, American Homeowner Preservation Aids Military Family Recovering From Recession

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The national unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent in September, down from 7.2 percent in September 2013, according to a USA Today article released on October 30th. Doug Carroll of USA Today wrote that, “The downward trend means fewer workers getting laid off, adding to other signs of an improving labor market and a stronger U.S…. Read More

Buy to Let Crowdfunding Platform “CrowdLords” Raises Capital on Seedrs

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CrowdLords, a new twist on real estate crowdfunding that targets landlords or “buy to let”, is crowdfunding their platform on Seedrs.  The startup is seeking a raise of £90,000 and launched yesterday quickly garnering over £27,000 from 29 investors.   We are live on @Seedrs! Interested in investing in #CrowdLords? Find out more here http://t.co/LQXHbCERIT… Read More

California Real Estate Investment Firm Announces Q3 Returns for CCFG Investment Fund, LLC Offering

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CCFG Investments, a San Diego-based, private real estate investment firm celebrated a Q3 milestone this past September. The release of the Q3 earnings of the firm’s mortgage pool fund, CCFG Investment Fund, LLC—also known and referred to as The Privilege Plan—reported a 12.96% return. “We’ve satisfied our shareholders once again for the sixth consecutive quarter,” explained Craig Cecilio,… Read More

Realty Mogul Successfully Crowdfunds Apartment Complex in Indianapolis

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Realty Mogul Continues Expansion in Indiana With Second Investment in 3 Months. Realty Mogul, an online real estate crowdfunding platform connecting accredited and institutional investors, announced that it has successfully crowdfunded the English Village Apartments, a large multi-family community located in southeast Indianapolis. Realty Mogul’s accredited investors used its online crowdfunding platform to help the… Read More

InvestPeer Launches Real Estate Equity Crowdfunding in Texas

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InvestPeer Launches Website in Texas Following New Crowdfunding Regulations. Following the announcement by Texas lawmakers approving Texas Intrastate Crowdfunding, InvestPeer Real Estate Holdings has announced the beta launch of a commercial real estate crowdfunding platform which will provide accredited investors and average citizens an opportunity to invest corporate backed single tenant leased properties. InvestPeer states… Read More

American Homeowner Preservation Will Sponsor Second Edition of RealCap Chicago

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Chicago-based real estate crowdfunding platform, American Homeowner Preservation (“AHP”), announced this week that it will be sponsor the upcoming second edition of RealCap Chicago: Introducing Online Capital to Real Estate Entrepreneurs. The single-day conference will be produced by the Soho Loft Media Group and will be held at One Financial Place in downtown Chicago on January 27,… Read More

Brief: The House Crowd Managing Director Frazer Fearnhead Receives Recognition at North West Entrepreneur Awards

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The House Crowd MD receives One to Watch accolade  The House Crowd, a UK based real estate crowdfunding platform, is celebrating after its managing director received a commendation at the North West Entrepreneur Awards. Frazer Fearnhead was named as a ‘One to Watch’ in the Property Entrepreneur category. Frazer said: “It was already a true… Read More

PWC & ULI Publish Report on Emerging Trends in Real Estate

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It would be hard to publish a market perspective on real estate today with tackling the emerging industry of real estate crowdfunding. This new approach of raising capital for real estate projects is one the leading segments of the investment crowdfunding industry.  Investors have the opportunity to invest in a lower risk vehicle that may… Read More

CoAssets Partners with Alternaty Real Estate in Push to Grow in Emerging Markets

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Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Sees Opportunity in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Other Emerging Markets. Southeast Asia’s first real estate crowdfunding site CoAssets, has partnered up with Alternaty as it expands its footprint into other Asian countries. Altneraty, a real estate company based in Vietnam, specializes in the implantation and operation of “alternative real estate structures”…. Read More

Weissenhaus Hits €5 Million. Increases Max Crowdfunding Raise to €7.5 Million on Companisto

Weissenhaus at 5 million

The Weissenhaus crowdfunding campaign on Companisto is the current record holder for most funds raised in Europe.  The real estate / resort project set a first level hurdle of raising €1 million and a maximum raise of €5 million.  Weissenhaus just hit the € 5 million mark – and now they have decided to boost it higher.  … Read More

Mayfair & Morgan Launch “Europe’s First” International Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform

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Mayfair & Morgan Will Accept Investments from £1,000. International property management and investment firm Mayfair & Morgan has launched a new investment crowdfunding platform that will allow its members to invest in residential property from £1,000 and up.  The company wants to allow investors to generate long-term returns without the need for house hunting, mortgage… Read More