Tagged: real estate

Double Digit Returns: RealtyMogul.com Reports 2 Property Sales

Fifty Dollars Money Grant

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyMogul.com is reporting the sale of two properties: Jackson Industrial Park in Indianapolis and Cumberland Metro Office Park in Chicago.  Chicago-based real estate firm Brennan Investment Group purchased both properties with financing provided by RealtyMogul. The two properties have been sold to… Read More

Intro Crowd Let’s You Invest in Undeveloped UK Land

Gregory Baker

The property crowdfunding sector is a very hot space. The ability to allow smaller investors to gain access to the real estate finance market has gained solid traction with several investment crowdfunding platforms experiencing robust growth.  Intro Crowd, the most recent entry as an online property… Read More

Crowdfunded Skyscraper BD Bacata “Revives Downtown Bogota”

BD Bacatá

Arguably the largest equity crowdfunding offer ever, BD Bacata raised over $150 million to finance the first skyscraper in Bogota, Colombia in decades.  It was real estate developer and real estate crowdfunding platform operator Rodrigo Niño who figured out the methodology to help finance the… Read More

EThis Targets S$1 Million Raise at Kuala Lumpur’s Global Islamic Finance Forum

Umar Munshi

Shariah-compliant crowdfunding platform Ethis hopes to raise up to S$ 1 million from executives participating in the Global Islamic Finance Forum (GIFF) being held in Kuala Lumpur May 10-12, 2016. EthisCrowd.com claims the title of the world’s first real estate Islamic crowdfunding platform.  Based in… Read More

Change at the Top: Paul Deitch of Oaktree Capital Steps in as CEO of Patch of Land

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    Over the past several months there have been rumblings about impending change at real estate crowdfunding platform Patch of Land.  Following a significant staff reduction, where several well known Patch of Land employees were let go, industry chatter picked up as to what… Read More

Wealth Migrate Set to Open New Shanghai Office

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On Friday, real estate crowdfunding platform, Wealth Migrate, announced that it was officially opening its new Shanghai office, which will be located in the Pudong Pilot Free Trade Zone district.  Wealth Migrate China CEO, Aling Gong, declared that the Shanghai opening is considered a milestone for the crowdfunding movement… Read More

Fundrise Stops Originating New Deals Except for eREIT Offer

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Fundrise has “paused” offering new stand-alone real estate investment opportunities to focus on their ongoing eREIT offer.  The pivot in strategy was first uncovered by the Real Deal (TRD) that noted Fundrise had ditched its traditional crowdfunding focus. While Fundrise has been actively listing new investments… Read More

Pan European Real Estate Investment Platform Brickvest Captures Strong Investor Interest

Brickvest Founders

“Europe’s global real estate investment platform,” Brickvest, is claiming strong early traction only two months after launch. According to information provided by the company, Brickvest has quickly raised £1 million closing two oversubscribed offers for two German “institutional grade” offers. Brickvest states it now has over 1,120… Read More

Big Things Predicted for Small Change Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform

Eve Picker at Real Cap Event Small Change

  Small Change is a real estate crowdfunding platform with big ambitions. Launched by urban evangelist Eve Picker, the Pittsburgh-based operation seeks to fund “transformational” real estate projects by connecting developers with investors.  Individual investors gain entry into an asset class that is otherwise difficult… Read More

Oregon’s Guerrilla Development Completes Reg A+ Tier 1 Crowdfunding Deal For the Unusual Fair-Haired Dumbbell Building

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Guerrilla Development, a Portland, Oregon-based real estate firm, announced earlier this month that it has completed a Regulation A+ Tier I crowdfunding deal for its unique building, the Fair-Haired Dumbbell. The minimum offering goal was $750,000 and the max was $1.5 million (investors were able to… Read More

iFunding Raises Funding for Acquisition & Development of DC Property

William Skelley

Real estate crowdfunding platform iFunding has closed a $730,000 raise on an 8 unit for sale condo building in Washington, DC neighborhood Glover Park.  The development was sponsored by Columbia Property Capital, a developer in DC that speciallizes in condo conversion. Guy Prudhomme, President &… Read More

Brief: QuickLiquidity Acquires Partnership Interest in $30M Real Estate Portfolio

A Yoni Miller

QuickLiquidity announced on Thursday that it has acquired partnership interest in a $30 million real estate portfolio, which reportedly portfolio consists of 5 triple net lease CVS’s and 3 Hy-Vee’s, totaling over 220,000-square-feet of single tenant properties with long-term leases and self-amortizing loans. A. Yoni Miller,… Read More

RealtyShares Debuts Larger Investors Focused Equity Fund

Nav Athwal

RealtyShares, a crowdfunding real estate marketplace, announced on Tuesday that it launched an equity fund that is focused on large investors. According to the company, the equity fund is aimed at institutions, single-family offices and high net worth individuals to help increase exposure to the potential “alpha-generating” strategies… Read More

Brief: LendingHome Funds Over $550M in Loans & Launches Investor Platform

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On Monday, mortgage marketplace, LendingHome, announced at LendIt 2016 that it has funded over $550 million in mortgage loans and grew loan originations six times in 2015 vs. 2014. LendingHome notably serves borrowers looking for financing to purchase or refinance residential real estate properties. At the same time, it serves… Read More

Groundfloor Reduces Loan Interest Rates By 10 to 50 Basis Points

Brian-Dally

Groundfloor,a real estate crowdfunding platform based in Atlanta, Georgia, announced on Thursday it has reduced its loan interest rates by 10 to 50 basis points. According to the funding portal, the loan rates will now start at 5.9 percent for “fix-and-flip” renovations. According to Groundfloor, investors… Read More

Texas Nonprofit REIFA Hits Indiegogo to Raise $150,000 For Real Estate Application “FundingFinder”

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Real Estate Investors Funding Association (REIFA), a Texas nonprofit, recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $150,000 for its real estate startup application, “FundingFinder.” FundingFinder is described as a web-based application works by matching real estate deals with the right lenders. REIFA states that the application has… Read More

Prime Meridian Capital Management Debuts Real Estate Marketplace Lending Fund

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Prime Meridian Capital Management, a company specializes in an online peer-to-peer (P2P) lending strategies, announced on Thursday the launch of its Real Estate Lending Fund. This new fund reportedly offers investors a diversified and short duration loan portfolio with no hard lock-up. Sharing details about the fund, Prime Meridian explained:… Read More

Multiple Kiwi Crowdfunding Platforms are Sizing Up Real Estate Investing

Kiwi New Zealand

The New Zealand investment crowdfunding market has progressed rapidly since the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) provided a regulatory structure to allow both equity and debt based platforms to operate. Today there are 8 equity operations and 4 licensed peer to peer platforms. New Zealand is… Read More