The CrowdStreet Marketplace has featured offerings from over 110 commercial real estate developers, operators, and capital providers (‘Sponsors’) to date. The one thing they all have in common is theirCrowdStreet Sponsors have proven experience and investor-friendly offerings.
Minimum Sponsor Qualification
To be considered a suitable Sponsor for the CrowdStreet marketplace a Sponsor must meet a core set of requirements.
- They must demonstrate stewardship of investor capital.
- They must demonstrate a desire for direction relationships with investors.
- They must possess the necessary company infrastructure to service investors for the entry life of the investment period.
We organize Sponsors into 3 unique categories Emerging, Seasoned, Tenured to make it easy to compare Sponsor across multiple offerings.
CrowdStreet VP of Investments, Ian Formigle, details the CrowdStreet Marketplace screening process:
Sponsors new to the CrowdStreet Marketplace are also subjected to a detailed background check including:
Sponsor Screening Checklist
|Track Record- Spot Audit|
|Investor Reference Check|
|Banking Reference Check|
|Legal Reference Check|
|Google and LinkedIn Search|
|Crowd DD Search|
Thomson Reuters CLEAR Investigation Including…
|Business Address Verification|
|Bankruptcy and Lien Search|
|Criminal and Lawsuit Records Search|
|UCC Filings Search|
|Professional Licenses Search|
How We Choose Sponsors
Select CRE Sponsors from Across the U.S.
The CrowdStreet Marketplace has featured offerings from over 80 commercial real estate developers, operators, and capital providers (‘Sponsors’) to date. The one thing they all have in common is their proven experience and the investor-friendly quality of the offerings they bring to CrowdStreet’s investor members.
Experience is Essential
To be considered for the CrowdStreet Marketplace, prospective Sponsors must have at least 10 years of private-equity real estate expertise and proven experience managing investment capital from individual high-net worth investors and/or institutional investors. Sponsors that meet this requirement are subjected to an objective review process and are classified into one of three categories based on experience.
We organize Sponsors into 4 unique categories including Emerging, Seasoned, Tenured & Enterprise to make it easy to compare Sponsor across multiple offerings.
|Entity Longevity||May be <5 years||Must be 5+ years||Must be 10+ years||Must be 15+ years|
|Principal Experience||5+ years (at least 2)||10+ years||20+ years||30+ years|
|Portfolio Activity||May be <$100M||Must be $100M+||Must be $500M+||Must be $5B+|
|Additional Required Qualifications||