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PeerStreet Funds One Billion in Loans

May 23, 2018

PeerStreet Funds One Billion in Loans LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PeerStreet, an award-winning platform for investing in real estate backed loans, today announced that one billion in loans have been funded through its marketplace since launch. This announcement comes after the company announced the close of its $30 million Series B last month. “Hitting milestones like this…

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Cleaning up after Toys “R” Us

May 23, 2018

Cleaning up after Toys “R” Us The failure of the largest U.S. toy chain — the third-biggest retailer ever to file bankruptcy — puts 800 locations up for grabs and presents the retailer, as well as brokers, landlords and lenders, with a plethora of options, though not all of them are attractive By Francisco Alvarado…

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Apartment Market Weathers the Storm of New Supply

May 23, 2018

Apartment Market Weathers the Storm of New Supply Demand remains strong, but the number of new apartments opening has been trending higher than the number of apartments absorbed. Bendix Anderson | May 22, 2018 Apartment landlords can no longer raise rents like they used to. So many new apartment units are opening that the percentage…

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CFRE Platform Cadre seeks at least $100M from SoftBank

May 22, 2018

Cadre seeks at least $100M from SoftBank Fund receives billions from Saudi Arabia, UAE Real estate crowdfunding platform Cadre is seeking at least $100 million from a fund started by the SoftBank Group. Representatives for the SoftBank Vision Fund met with a top executive from Cadre recently, Bloomberg reported. The fund gets nearly half of…

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Fundrise Filing Updates on Equity eREIT Progress

May 22, 2018

Fundrise Filing Updates on Equity eREIT Progress By JD Alois Fundrise, an online real estate investment platform, has just filed a Reg A+ update with the Securities and Exchange Commission that updates on their equity eREIT offering. Several years old now, the eREIT offering circular indicates the company has sold approximately $73 million in shares…

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Podcast: Michael Episcope, Principal & Co-Founder, Origin Investments

May 22, 2018

NRE Forum Podcast #228: Growing Wealth From Commodities to Real Estate Podcast:  Transitioning from a successful career in commodities trading to real estate, Michael Episcope, Principal and Co-founder of Origin Investments, brings the same standards of excellence to his second career as made him so successful in his first. Maintaining the institutional disciplines to underwriting…

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How Internal Rate of Return (IRR) Can Mislead Investors

May 22, 2018

How Internal Rate of Return (IRR) Can Mislead Investors How Internal Rate of Return (IRR) Can Mislead Investors By Michael Episcope, Origin Investments [Michael is my podcast guest this week.  Please check out the shownotes to the episode to learn more about Michael, his platform Origin Investments, and to listen to the podcast] Internal rate…

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Share Housing Startups are Taking Off

May 21, 2018

Shared Housing Startups are Taking Off Joanna Glasner Contributor When young adults leave the parental nest, they often follow a predictable pattern. First, move in with roommates. Then graduate to a single or couple’s pad. After that comes the big purchase of a single-family home. A lawnmower might be next. Looking at the new home…

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MFR to see rising interest rates and slowing NOI growth

May 18, 2018

MFR to see rising interest rates and slowing NOI growth Beth Mattson-Teig Lenders facing stiff competition to place capital may face an even tougher road ahead given the latest forecast from the Mortgage Bankers Association that is predicting a 2 percent decline in originations in 2018. Last year was a record year for commercial and…

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IMS and RealCrowd Form Strategic Partnership

May 18, 2018

IMS and RealCrowd Form Strategic Partnership ARI ROUL Charlotte, NC — (ReleaseWire) — 05/15/2018 –Investor Management Services (IMS) and RealCrowd are teaming up to meet the growing needs of their respective clients, aiming to provide a seamless end-to-end process for raising capital online and managing investors throughout the life cycle of their transactions. IMS, the…

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7,000 people in San Francisco apply for 95 affordable apartments

May 18, 2018

7,000 people in SF apply for 95 affordable apartments Leanna Garfield More than 6,500 San Franciscans applied to live in a new affordable housing complex that had just 95 units, according to a New York Times report. Winning residents pay anywhere from $987 monthly for a one-bedroom to $1,711 monthly for a three-bedroom. The building’s…

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SFR Investors Are Filling the Pipeline with New Development

May 15, 2018

SFR Investors Are Filling the Pipeline with New Development Developers built more than 36,000 houses for rent in 2017. That’s 6 percent more than the year before and the largest number of “build-to-rent” houses completed in any year for at least the last 14 years. Bendix Anderson | May 14, 2018 After building a business…

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