Until just a few years ago, the idea of marketing to commercial real estate investors online seemed implausible. For decades, CRE investment firms looking … Continued
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Commercial real estate online fundraising has experienced explosive growth in the past three years with dozens of platforms emerging to offer investment opportunities to investors. In a sector that has become increasingly crowded, it is all the more important for both investors and sponsors to understand the key differences that exist between the leading business models that can have a big impact on “the three Rs” – returns, risk and relationships.
CrowdStreet just announced a total of $4.2 billion investment dollars managed on our platform, an increase of 4x in 2017 alone. Our Marketplace has doubled in the number of investors year-over-year, growing to a community of more than 61,000. So far in 2017, they’ve received total distributions of $745 million, a 2.5x increase since last year.
For many CRE investment firms, the K1 process is laborious. It involves a patchwork of spreadsheets, file-sharing applications, even snail mail. Lack of automation and integration with these disparate systems adds unnecessary complexity to what is already a formidable task. While this is a common headache, there is a cure for what ails you. Welcome to the simplicity of online tax document distribution via CrowdStreet’s Sponsor Direct.
In 2017, CrowdStreet increased investment dollars managed on its platform by 4x, reaching $4.2 billion, and doubled the number of investors year-over-year to more than 61,000. October was our best month to-date for the Marketplace, raising over $25 million in a single month, putting our Marketplace investment run rate at $250 Million per year.
Long-term investor relationships. They’re a lynchpin of long-term success for many Commercial Real Estate (CRE) investment firms and developers. That said, change is inevitable.
Investment Management (IM) Software is a new class of software that takes the concept of Investor Management to new heights. IM Software aims to solve the core pain points for CRE investment firms. Now, marketing offerings to your existing investor base, automating transactions, managing current investor relationships, attracting new ones, and reaching out for reinvestment can all be handled inside one technology platform.