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An update on our crowd-funding experiment

Yesterday, I sent an email to the mailing list to gauge reader interest in a new fund. Unlike previous funds, which had $100,000 minimum investments, we’re considering opening this one to investors with as little as $10,000. The reason is pretty simple: Grow the number of people who have invested with us and like what

What we do

It’s been a while, so I figured I’d remind everyone exactly what we do here at Adaptive Realty: Money-management: This part of our business involves investing money on behalf of ourselves and our equity partners. The structures vary. Some deals are blind pools, where we select the properties to buy. Others are one-off JVs, where we

Considering crowdfunding

One of our competitors put a deal up on a crowdfunding site recently, so far with not-particularly-good results. Still, it made me think about whether crowdfunding is right for Adaptive. We have traditionally had a minimum investment of $100k for our deals. This is mostly for ease of administration… each investor, no matter how small, should

Why we haven’t done commercial deals

“So, why don’t you guys do commercial deals?” I get asked that question a lot, so I figured I’d answer it here. The first thing to say is that we absolutely would do a commercial deal given the right balance between risk and reward (and investors who wanted to follow us into it). But I

A long term building program

  Have been doing some thinking about ground up development of small-to-medium size apartment buildings lately. We’ve not built ground-up before, but we’re getting closer and closer and I believe ground-up is likely to be a big part of our business mix in the coming years. Here’s how I think about it: Assuming reasonable planning

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