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

Real Estate Platform Asset Avenue Closes Over $13 Million in Deals

New York Real Estate

Real estate crowdfunding platform AssetAvenue, has shared that it closed $13.28 million of deals in the last week in loan sizes ranging from $475,000 to over $5 million.  The debt based funding site targets commercial real estate focusing on bridge and traditional loans such as office buildings, industrial properties, shopping centers, apartment complexes and non-owner occupied residential properties…. Read More

Brief: PropFunds Crowdfunds Bridge Loan for Luxury Homes


Real estate crowdfunding platform PropFunds has just funded a bridge loan of $750,000 for a luxury home development in Hidden Hills, CA. According to the company the loan to value does not exceed 65% and the annualized return to the investors should be 11.25%. The investment was made in one of the Southern California region’s… Read More

iFunding Expands Real Estate Crowdfunding Capabilities With New Hire, Process Enhancements & Corporate Equity Investment

Richard Reynoso

iFunding, the real estate crowdfunding platform that makes investing simple, announced on Thursday (December 18th) Richard Reynoso has joined the company as Vice President of Underwriting. Reynoso will oversee end-to-end lending operations for iFunding. This is a further step the company is taking to expand its capacity to source, underwrite and list quality real estate… Read More

Report from Landbay: Lending to Buy-to-Let landlords Offers a Low Risk Alternative to Other P2P Platforms

Landbay research on mortgages

Landbay, a peer to peer lending platform that targets the buy-to-let market (or rental real estate sector), has commissioned a research report provided by Wriglesworth Consultancy to review their market niche.  The publication titled Democratizing Mortgage Lending has just been released. The published results, as shared by Landbay, state that for the cautious saver looking… Read More

Brief: Fundrise Partners With Larson Realty Group to Redevelop Form Tiger Stadium in Detroit

Tiger Stadium

First Crowdfunded Real Estate Project in Detroit  Fundrise, a leading real estate crowdfunding platform, today announced it is partnering with Larson Realty Group to develop the former Tiger Stadium in Corktown, Detroit’s oldest neighborhood.  It will be Fundrise’s first project in Detroit. The Economic Development Corporation of the City of Detroit has awarded Larson Realty Group… Read More

CFIRA CO-Chair DJ Paul Interviewed by Benziga (Audio)

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CFIRA Co-Chair and Propelr Co-Founder DJ Paul was interviewed yesterday on Benziga as part of their pre-market prep show. The early discussion covers the basics, IE Title II, III and IV of the JOBS Act that deals with investment crowdfunding and the associated regulatory reform that enables this new approach.  Paul then continues to dive… Read More

Fundrise Launches Single Family Home Funding Arm

Construction Skyscraper Real Estate

Real estate crowdfunding platform Fundrise announced on Tuesday (December 9th) it has launched a new single-family home funding arm.  The company plans to allocate approximately $10 million per month to qualified real estate investors with a proven record of successful purchases and rehabs in top markets including New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Francisco and Los… Read More

Brief: DiversyFund Commences Major Back-End Development on Platform


California-based real estate crowdfunding platform, DiversyFund announced on Tuesday (December 9th) that its website is going to be getting a new makeover. While discussing more details about the platform, founder and CEO of DiversyFund, Craig Ceceilio stated, “Thanks to our current users’ feedback, we have launched a yearlong plan through a series of initiatives to optimize the… Read More

CrowdRabbit Launches Search Engine that Sources, Tracks and Monitors Multiple Crowdfunding Platforms


Built by a team of commercial real estate, financial services and entrepreneurship experts, CrowdRabbit is considered the first comprehensive searchable directory that pulls crowdfunding projects from multiple platforms in every space. In addition to the directory, investors seeking equity-based investments will have access to CrowdRabbit’s resource center. First time investors, as well as veteran investors, can find help… Read More

HIG Capital & Trevian Acquire a Retail Portfolio in Finland for €107 million

Commercial Real Estate

Finnish investment and asset management company Trevian together with UK & German based Cording Real Estate Group announces a joint venture with H.I.G. Capital to purchase an app. €107 million retail portfolio in Finland from a fund managed by AXA Real Estate Investment Managers. The portfolio comprises 123 retail assets located across Finland consisting predominately of grocery stores. Currently 95% let, the… Read More

Realty Mogul Announces First Equity Deal to Pay Back Completely

Jilliene Hellman

Real estate crowdfunding platform Realty Mogul, has shared that an offering involving a Class B retail center in San Antonio, TX has performed beyond expectations.  According to company representatives, investors in the project have recently been repaid 100% of their initial investment – together with accrued preferred returns – after only nine months of being involved… Read More

Build Backer Believes Crowdfunding is the Future of Property Investing

Construction Skyscraper Real Estate

Build Backer announced last month they were accepting early bird registration for their platform that investors to access opportunities in property for as little as £500.  The company recently stated that their platform is now open to investors but still not fully live.  The site states go live is scheduled for sometime in December.  The… Read More

Realty Mogul Grows. Boosts Executive Bench with New Hires. Opens Up San Francisco Office

Realty Mogul new hires

Real estate crowdfunding platform Realty Mogul, is opening a San Francisco office to better serve investors and real estate companies based in the booming bay area property market. The new office will welcome two real estate professionals, Brian Esquivel and Bryan Schultz, both with deep experience in commercial real estate syndications. “We found ourselves traveling to San… Read More

Fundrise Shares Presentation on Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding


Real estate crowdfunding platform, Fundrise, has teamed up with GlobeSt.com to release a document that highlights the ins and outs of commercial real estate crowdfunding. The presentation, which is titled, Why the Future of Real Estate Fundraising is Online: How Crowdfunding is Changing Capital Sourcing, gives readers a quick overview at the funding method and its benefits. The… Read More

iFunding is Raising Capital on Crowdfunder. Equity Crowdfunding Round Targets $2 Million

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Real estate crowdfunding portal iFunding is going to the crowd to raise capital for its young platform.  iFunding has launched an equity crowdfunding round on Crowdfunder to raise up to $2 million.  The minimum raise is for $1 million.  Individual investors may participate beginning at $10,000.  Pre-money valuation stands at $20 million.  A series A venture… Read More

Swiss-Crowd Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Prepares for Launch

Swiss-Crowd- Real Estate

Switzerland may be the next country to jump into the real estate crowdfunding boom.  According to the site operators Swiss-Crowd is scheduled to launch their platform in late December.  Swiss-Crowd is owned and operated by Lugano based Abacus International, a company operated by Augusto Vecchi.  He intends on capturing the title of “first” real estate… Read More

Mill Residential REIT Overfunding on SyndicateRoom

Mill Residential REIT

The first Real Estate Investment Trust to ever raise capital crowdfunding has entered into overfunding mode less than two weeks into its campaign. Mill Residential REIT has topped the initial goal of £2.1 million (about $3.28M) from over 50 investors with seven days left in the public offer.  SyndicateRoom revealed the unique project earlier this… 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

Mill Residential REIT

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