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  • Real estate crowdfunding startup RealtyShares hits hard times, halts new investments

    Company unable to secure new operating capital to continue growth
    Everything was going swimmingly for RealtyShares just over a year ago. The real estate crowdfunding startup had just purchased one of its biggest rivals, Acquire Real Estate, and had plans to grow its investment in commercial and multifamily real estate. But now, RealtyShares has fallen on hard times and will be laying off much of its staff and stop accepting new investments on its platform.
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  • Lima One Capital buys RealtyShares’ residential investor lending business

    RealtyShares to focus on growing multifamily, office, retail, and industrial business
    A few months ago, RealtyShares, which bills itself as the “leading online marketplace for real estate investing,” bought its biggest rival in commercial and multifamily real estate real estate lending, Acquire Real Estate. As it turns out, that acquisition provided a clue about RealtyShares’ future, because the company is selling its residential lending business and plans to focus entirely on commercial and multifamily lending instead.
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  • Real estate crowdfunding platform RealtyShares buys rival Acquire Real Estate

    Will grow funding capabilities in commercial real estate
    RealtyShares, which bills itself as the “leading online marketplace for real estate investing,” announced Thursday that it bought Acquire Real Estate, which the company calls an “innovative rival” that also offers a real estate investing platform. RealtyShares founder and CEO Nav Athwal said that the deal will allow the company to drive real change in the industry.
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