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Patch of Land Adds Voice of Support for Real Estate Crowdfunding Sector Following RealtyShares News

Patch of Land, another early entrant in the real estate crowdfunding sector, has joined the growing chorus of platforms commenting on the demise of RealtyShares while expressing its confidence in the industry. Patch, one of the very first online property finance platforms, started as a… Read More

As RealtyShares Shuts Down, the Real Estate Crowdfunding Industry Ponders the Future

Earlier this week it was revealed that RealtyShares, a respected real estate crowdfunding platform that has originated just under $900 million in investment capital, was winding down operations. The turn of events was driven by the lack of available risk capital to keep the real… Read More

Crowdfunding Real Estate Platform RealtyShares to Shut Down as Money Runs Out

RealtyShares, one of the more promising entrants in the once-hot real estate crowdfunding sector, is shutting down, according to several sources. A write up in the RealDeal from earlier today said the investment platform had been unable to raise additional growth capital as investors failed to… Read More

Airbnb Now Features RealtyShares as First Multifamily Financing Solution

  RealtyShares, a leading online marketplace for commercial real estate investing, today announced it is featured by Airbnb as a financing resource in its Multifamily Properties Toolkit, which is described as a website that gives owners, operators, and developers of multifamily buildings resources to support long-term… Read More

RealtyShare’s Latest Survey Reveals Many Americans Believe Commercial Real Estate is Critical to Improving Local Communities

RealtyShares, an online marketplace for real estate investing, announced on Wednesday the results from its Commercial Real Estate Investing Survey, which was conducted online among over 2,000 U.S. adults in December 2017 by Harris Poll on its behalf. The results revealed that many Americans believe… Read More

RealtyShares Releases 2017 Year in Review (Infographic)

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares took a look back at 2017 with its Year-in-Review. While sharing details about the past twelve months the funding portal revealed: “Disruption in the commercial real estate industry hit a fever pitch in 2017. We saw a change in the tax code,… Read More

Nav Athwal Exits CEO Role at RealtyShares

  Nav Athwal, one of the more prominent founders in the real estate crowdfunding space, has announced his decision to step down from the CEO role at RealtyShares, a platform he founded four years ago. RealtyShares has raised over $500 million for real estate projects… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform RealtyShares Finances Several Commercial Properties in Texas

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced last week it has financed several commercial properties in Texas. The funding portal revealed that a total of $10.1 million was raised for Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel and Texarkana Multifamily Portfolio. RealtyShares reported that it secured $2.4 million equity investment… Read More

RealtyShares Raises $28 Million During Series C Funding Round

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RealtyShares announced on Thursday it raised $28 million during its Series C funding round, which included participation from Cross Creek Advisors, Danhua Capital, Barry Sternlicht (Founder of Starwood Capital and Starwood Resorts) and Bow Capital, along with prior investors Union Square Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, and… Read More

Former Acquire Real Estate CEO: “When We Decided to Sell the Company, it Became Apparent that RealtyShares Was the Right Choice”

Last month, Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced it acquired technology-first, marketplace platform Acquire Real Estate. The funding portal described Acquire as an innovative rival that has set a bar for product development within the industry. The company focused on developing industry-first products to serve its commercial sponsors and investors, keeping the platform… Read More

RealtyShares Announces Acquire Real Estate Acquisition: Seeks To Accelerate Next Phase Of Innovation

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced on Thursday it has acquired technology-first, marketplace platform Acquire Real Estate. RealtyShares describes Acquire Real Estate as an innovative rival that has set a bar for product development within the industry. According to the funding portal, Acquire Real Estate was led by… Read More

RealtyShares Appoints Kristina Wallender Senior Vice President of Marketing

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced on Thursday it has appointed Kristina Wallender as its new senior vice president of marketing. According to the funding portal, Wallender has both marketplace and marketing leadership experience spanning large enterprise businesses such as Amazon and early stage companies like… Read More

RealtyShares Reports “Largest Commercial Debt Transaction to Date”

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares is reporting they have closed on the platforms largest commercial real estate debt transaction yet at $11.9 million. The deal was structured to include funding from RealtyShares’ institutional investor network as well as its crowdfunding marketplace. The funding was for… Read More

RealtyShares Appoints Former CEO of Cushman & Wakefield Edward Forst As New Board of Directors Member

Real estate marketplace lending platform RealtyShares announced on Thursday that Edward Forst, former president and CEO of Cushman & Wakefield, was named the newest member of the company’s board of directors. According to RealtyShares, Forst oversaw 16,000 real estate professionals in 60 countries at Cushman & Wakefield. He joined… Read More

De Rito Partners Raises $800,000 on RealtyShares For Arizona Shopping Center

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Real estate marketplace lending platform RealtyShares announced on Thursday Arizona retail investment and brokerage firm, De Rito Partners, secured $800,000 through its platform for a Mesa-base shopping center. According to the funding portal, De Rito Partners acquired the property last year and is looking to capitalize on a… Read More

RealtyShares’ Latest Survey Reveals: Americans May Not Know Which Investment Types Have Performed Best in Real Estate

Real estate marketplace lending platform RealtyShares, announced on Thursday findings from its new Real Estate Investing Survey, which was conducted online among over 2,000 U.S. adults in March 2017 by Harris Poll on its behalf. The report revealed Americans’ interest in real estate investing. According to… Read More

RealtyShares Reports: $3 Million Was Raised for Clarendon Park Apartments in Phoenix

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced on Tuesday its network of accredited investors has collectively funded a $3 million investment for the acquisition of Clarendon Park Apartments, a 138-unit multifamily property located in Phoenix, Arizona. The property is located in midtown, which is between the city’s two largest… Read More

RealtyShares’ Latest Data Reveals: Texas Real Estate Market Active for Real Estate Crowdfunding (Infographic)

RealtyShares released data showing the total amount of crowdfunded real estate investments in Texas. Real estate crowdfunding platform stated that to date $28.1 million has been raised for 31 real estate deals, ranking Texas among the most popular states for investors on the RealtyShares platform along… Read More

RealtyShares Milestone: Raises Largest Joint Venture Capital Investment to Date For Miami Apartment Complex

Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares announced on Tuesday its network of accredited investors secured $3.5 million in equity capital for the $67.3 million acquisition and renovation of Avesta Biscayne in North Miami, Florida. The funding portal reported that this is the largest equity investment it has raised… Read More

Hot Market: RealtyShares Crowdfunds $32.5 Million for Midwest Real Estate Projects

RealtyShares, a real estate crowdfunding platform, has published data on real estate projects located in the midwest that have been financed via their online marketplace. To date, developers, sponsors and borrowers in Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana and Illinois have raised $32.9 million from investors on… Read More

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