REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY
Anurag Khadkikar | July 29, 2021
Lev, the leading online commercial real estate finance transaction platform, announced a $30 million Series A investment led by Greenspring, with participation from First American Financial. In addition, existing investors such as NFX, Canaan Partners, JLL Spark, Animo Ventures, and Ludlow Ventures participated in the round. The amount raised is one of the largest in the commercial real estate (CRE) financing space to date, and it will help Lev's mission of assisting CRE investors in obtaining the best financing for their properties by combining the collective knowledge of Lev's expert team with hundreds of millions of data points.
The funds raised will be utilized mainly to expand Lev's team, both at their New York City headquarters, Miami R&D center, and Los Angeles outpost, as well as via remote positions. In addition, continued investments in product development and service expansion will be made. Lev closed about $100 million in loans in its first year of operations in 2020 and is expected to close more than $1 billion in 2021.
Lev is a full-stack transaction platform for the commercial real estate investment lifecycle, from analysis, financing, and closing through monitoring, servicing, and, when the time comes, disposition. Lev products are developed in-house by a team of experts that combine their knowledge of capital markets with cutting-edge technology, processing a huge amount of loan data through custom machine-learning software to manage even the most complicated transactions.
Lev products are developed in-house by a team of experts that combine their knowledge of capital markets with cutting-edge technology, processing a huge amount of loan data through custom machine-learning software to manage even the most complicated transactions.
Lev assists commercial real estate owners and investors in obtaining the best financing possible for their properties. Lev's capital markets experts use machine learning technologies to analyze your portfolio better, find the appropriate lender for each transaction, and close deals fast while keeping clients informed at all times. Lev, founded in 2019 and based in New York City's SoHo area, transacts across all asset types throughout the country.
Broe Real Estate Group | June 18, 2020
Broe Real Estate Group (BREG), an affiliate of The Broe Group, announces the launch of its $250M BREG Strategic Investments Program to create expedited capital solutions for liquidity strained commercial real estate properties and ventures that are experiencing distress from COVID-19 related market disruptions. Broe's Strategic Investments Program provides vital rescue capital solutions to stabilize properties and partnerships that find themselves experiencing liquidity issues. BREG's decades of experience with complex transactions enables the consideration of complicated distressed projects that find themselves locked out of traditional capital markets. Among the property types under consideration are existing or under construction industrial, office, medical office, multi-family, hospitality, and retail properties. The program will target opportunities with individual asset transaction sizes ranging in size from $20M to $100M with a minimum equity requirement of $10M. Larger portfolio transactions will also be considered. The initial phase of the program will have a Western United States geographical focus while prioritizing high quality markets, assets, and partners.
REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY
prnewswire | January 28, 2021
Real estate tech company GA technologies Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO: Ryu Higuchi, Securities Code: 3491; "the Company") announces that its group company RENOSY FINANCE Inc. (Head Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO: Ryu Higuchi; "RENOSY FINANCE") has launched a new loan service for RENOSY real estate investment owners ("the Owner") to cover their renovation (repair) costs for existing apartments. This will reduce the Owner's burden of temporary self-funding for their renovation costs that may occur during long-term ownership of commercial property. In addition, reducing the Owner's burden of renovation costs will revitalize the existing apartment market by increasing the value of existing apartments.
In addition, by connecting the RENOSY brand's renovation services and apartment management services*5, RENOSY FINANCE will provide a one-stop customer experience by minimizing procedures, including filling out application information and preparing necessary documents, and by achieving smoother loan screening. RENOSY FINANCE plans to implement an application system from My Page for RENOSY owners and within the app, as well as loan screening and progress management for renovation work.
Our group aims to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society by enhancing our services that can contribute to increasing the value of existing apartments, thereby enhancing customer experience and revitalizing the existing real estate market.