In this article we will start with an overview of the retail asset class, discuss e-commerce and its effects on the space, review demand drivers and provide tips on understanding retail leases.
Tag: real estate crowdfunding
CrowdStreet reports two consecutive record months in June and July 2016 following a series of successful multi-million dollar capital raises for customers and is now established as a viable alternative funding source for commercial real estate developers and operators.
In this article, we will delve into the top ten reasons investors are adopting real estate crowdfunding and provide details on how to get started with as little as $10k.
In this article we illustrate the multiple advantages commercial real estate provides over single-family investing, and provide the foundational knowledge necessary for you to make the jump to commercial real estate investing.
Diversifying within a real estate portfolio is easily achievable but it requires an understanding of the different levers you can pull to generate it. In this article, we explore those levers and highlight the various ways to pull them to assemble a well-diversified real estate portfolio.
A growing number of investors are discovering the advantages of diversifying portfolios through allocations to real estate assets. As we drill down into this burgeoning asset class, it is important for investors to understand the important differences that exist between direct and indirect (REIT) real estate investments, as these differences can have significant impacts on risk, returns and diversification.
For fiscal year 2015 Harvards direct real estate investments posted the highest annual return of all portfolio asset classes at 35.5%, trouncing U.S. equity and private equity holdings, which returned 12.4% and 11.8% respectively. In this article we outline Harvard’s direct investment real estate strategy and show how you can access similar direct investment opportunities through existing online investment marketplaces.
The sector is shaking off its ill-fitting crowdfunding label and gaining recognition for simply what it is online real estate investing.
Originally published on CrowdCrux By Salvador Briggman. This is an episode from the CrowdCrux Podcast about how we here at CrowdStreet break down crowdfunding. Note: the interview starts at the 2:00 minute mark.
Crowdfunding platforms continue to gain momentum as a viable means for investors to identify real estate investment opportunities, and for real estate firms to raise capital and manage investors online.