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Commercial Observer Arbor, ArborCrowd Team Up to Finance Multifamily Property Acquisition in $26M Deal September 10, 2018

NKF Capital Markets has arranged a $19.5 million loan plus a $3.55 million equity investment for CS Acquisition Group’s purchase of Cove West Hartford, a 200-unit apartment community in West Hartford, Conn., Commercial Observer has learned. Arbor Commercial Mortgage and ArborCrowd provided the debt and equity, respectively.

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Real Estate Weekly ArborCrowd investors bag inflated return on portfolio September 6, 2018

ArborCrowd, the online platform that enables individuals to make equity investments in institutional-quality commercial real estate, announced its Southern States Multifamily Portfolio (SSMP) investment has been realized ahead of schedule, outpacing targeted return estimates.

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Real Estate Weekly SELLING POINTS: ArborCrowd shops multifamily opportunity September 5, 2018

ArborCrowd is offering investors an opportunity to acquire equity interests in Cove West Hartford, a 200-unit apartment community in West Hartford, Conn. The six-building complex is situated 2.5 miles from downtown Hartford.

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Strategic Investor Radio Strategic Investor Radio on Reuters Insider August 21, 2018

Strategic Investor Radio host Charley Wright interviews ArborCrowd Co-Founder and Managing Director Adam Kaufman about how ArborCrowd stands out from other real estate crowdfunding models, why transparency matters and what kind of investors the platform is attracting.

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Connect Media Next Generation Honoree: ArborCrowd’s Kaufman Champions Transparency August 17, 2018

As the real estate crowdfunding industry started to take shape following the passage of the JOBS Act of 2012, Adam Kaufman recognized the potential to create a crowdfunding real estate platform by leveraging the reputation and network of relationships the Arbor family of companies — including the publicly traded Arbor Realty Trust — has cultivated for more than 30 years.

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Forbes Real Estate Council Intro to Real Estate Crowdfunding: Not All Models Are Created Equal August 13, 2018

Real estate crowdfunding is a relatively new concept that is gaining steam among a broad range of investors looking to diversify their portfolios with the stable, income-producing asset class. But, as with most things, no two crowdfunding platforms are exactly alike — the various companies entering the fray differ widely in terms of investment offerings, minimum investment sizes and accreditation requirements.

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Bisnow Crowdfunding Thought Leader Adam Kaufman Talks Market Stigma, Competition and Surviving the Coming Down Cycle August 7, 2018

To better understand the challenges facing the real estate crowdfunding market, Bisnow sat down with [Adam] Kaufman to discuss the growth and legitimization of real estate crowdfunding and strategies that players like ArborCrowd are employing to overcome the industry’s past stigma.

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National Real Estate Forum The Crowd Fund Project August 7, 2018

Arbor has a lot of different arms to it and the newest arm is ArborCrowd where we focus on multifamily investment offerings to this new class of investors that the JOBS Act created in 2012.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER ArborCrowd Announces Latest New Institutional-Quality Multifamily Real Estate Deal August 1, 2018

Commercial real estate crowdfunding platform ArborCrowd announced on Wednesday its latest investment opportunity for investors to acquire equity interests in Cove West Hartford, which is a 200-unit apartment community in West Hartford, Connecticut.

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PRESS RELEASE ArborCrowd Announces Latest Equity Offering in Institutional-Quality Multifamily Real Estate Deal August 1, 2018

ArborCrowd (the “Company”), the only online platform that enables individuals to make equity investments in institutional-quality commercial real estate, announced today the opportunity for investors to acquire equity interests in Cove West Hartford (the “Property”), a 200-unit apartment community in West Hartford, Conn. The six-building complex is ideally situated just 2.5 miles from downtown Hartford and is poised to benefit from a value-add repositioning effort that will upgrade every apartment and reimagine its 12,000-square-foot clubhouse to provide sought-after amenities, and unlock further revenue potential.

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Lending Times Crowdfunding Alongside Experienced Real Estate Investors August 1, 2018

ArborCrowd investors co-invest with a network of professional sponsors having an extensive knowledge base. Each deal is financed with different amount of contribution from sponsors ranging from 30% to 80% while the share of crowdfunding investors is dependent upon projected IRR of each project. The company has built strong relationships with industry leaders over the years as it has worked with institutional investors.

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CoStar Group Connecticut Apartment Sale Shows the Growing Use of Real Estate Crowdfunding July 30, 2018

An apartment complex purchase this month in West Hartford, Connecticut, is the latest example of the growing use of commercial real estate crowdfunding, the raising of capital for properties through online investors.

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CNBC Southern States Multifamily Portfolio Sells, Exceeding Targeted Returns for ArborCrowd Investors July 24, 2018

ArborCrowd (the “Company”), the only online platform that enables individuals to make equity investments in institutional-quality commercial real estate, today announced its Southern States Multifamily Portfolio (SSMP) investment has been realized ahead of schedule, outpacing targeted return estimates.

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PRESS RELEASE Southern States Multifamily Portfolio Sells, Exceeding Targeted Returns For ArborCrowd Investors July 23, 2018

NEW YORK – July 23, 2018 – ArborCrowd (the “Company”), the only online platform that enables individuals to make equity investments in institutional-quality commercial real estate, today announced its Southern States Multifamily Portfolio (SSMP) investment has been realized ahead of schedule, outpacing targeted return estimates. One of the properties in the portfolio is located in Mississippi and sold in late 2017. The two remaining properties, located in Alabama, recently sold. The aggregate portfolio sales price was $25.85 million, generating an internal rate of return (IRR) of over 29% for ArborCrowd investors.

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REAL ASSETS ADVISER Shop Talk: An update on real estate crowdfunding June 27, 2018

Real estate crowdfunding is projected to grow to $300 billion by 2025. How has crowdfunding influenced real estate investing? Has it democratized real estate investing? What are the risks individual investors need to understand? And what does the Statue of Liberty have to do with crowdfunding? Adam Kaufman, co-founder and managing director of ArborCrowd, an online real estate crowdfunding platform, is our guest.

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COMMERCIAL OBSERVER ArborCrowd’s Adam Kaufman on the Next Evolution of Multifamily Crowdfunding June 6, 2018

Crowdfunding real estate projects may not be a new concept, but ArborCrowd is putting its own spin on the sector, enabling individuals to make equity investments in institutional-quality multifamily properties alongside experienced dealmakers.

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MULTIFAMILY EXECUTIVE Why ArborCrowd Is Crowdfunding Multifamily Deals May 16, 2018

These days, you can crowdfund just about anything—business ventures, vacations, weddings—so it makes sense that crowdfunding platforms are popping up in the commercial real estate space, as well.

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SiriusXM Catch ArborCrowd on SiriusXM Business Radio April 14, 2018

ArborCrowd Co-founder and Managing Director Adam Kaufman was a recent guest on a special episode of The Real Estate Hour on SiriusXM Business Radio. Did you miss the show? No worries, because we are streaming now.

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Multi-Housing News Webinar: Do You Know All Your Real Estate Investment Options? March 20, 2018

Did you miss the recent ArborCrowd and Multi-Housing News webinar? You can tune in now to hear Adam Kaufman, co-founder and managing director of ArborCrowd, and David Dent, senior research analyst at Yardi Matrix, give their takes on the state of the commercial real estate and crowdfunding industries in a conversation hosted by Suzann Silverman, editorial director of Multi-Housing News.

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CRE Show ArborCrowd on Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding March 17, 2018

Adam Kaufman, co-founder and managing director at ArborCrowd, joins Michael Bull to discuss the benefits of using crowdfunding for real estate investing, what the process for crowdfunding looks like, minimum investments, tips for investors, and ArborCrowd investment opportunities.

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PRESS RELEASE ArborCrowd Offers Investors Equity in New Multifamily Real Estate Deal February 22, 2018

 NEW YORK – Feb. 22, 2018 – ArborCrowd, an online commercial real estate crowdfunding company, announced the opportunity for investors to own equity interest in a multifamily property with tremendous upside potential. Tower on Ryan Park (the Property) is a 141-unit, high-rise property located in downtown Mobile, AL.

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DOUGHROLLER ArborCrowd Review | Commercial Real Estate Investing for Individual Investors November 13, 2017

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to become a property mogul using just your smartphone or computer? An exciting investment platform called ArborCrowd is making it possible to find out.

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REALTY BIZ Real Estate Crowdfunding: Trends to Watch in 2018 November 10, 2017

Real estate crowdfunding is a growing industry of great interest for realtors and investors. A report on Crowdfunding for Real Estate by crowdsourcing.org anticipated a $3.5 billion growth for real estate crowdfunding in 2016, and experts project that the industry will grow to over $300 billion by 2025.

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MULTI-HOUSING NEWS ArborCrowd Turns to Crowdfunding for San Antonio Asset October 3, 2017

The online commercial real estate company and crowdfunding platform is seeking investors for Quarry Station Apartments, an Alamo Heights community formerly known as The Crescent.

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SAN ANTONIO BUSINESS JOURNAL Company looks to crowd funding for an Alamo Heights apartment complex October 2, 2017

ArborCrowd, an online commercial real estate company and crowdfunding platform is looking for investors in the Quarry Station Apartments in Alamo Heights.

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CRE NEWS Arbor Commercial Seeks to Build Muscle in Crowdfunding World September 28, 2017

An affiliate of Arbor Commercial Mortgage is raising equity for a San Antonio apartment, the fifth deal for its nascent crowdfunding business.

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BIZBREW ArborCrowd on BizBrew LIVE at Crowd Invest Summit September 28, 2017

Adam Kaufman, Co-founder of ArborCrowd, is at the country’s largest crowd investment conference and appears on the BizBrew show to discuss which real estate crowdfunding models will be successful.

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REBUSINESS ONLINE ArborCrowd Offers Investors Shares in $40.8M Multifamily Deal in San Antonio September 27, 2017

ArborCrowd is projecting returns of 16 to 19 percent for investors who take equity in Quarry Station Apartments in San Antonio.

SAN ANTONIO — Online commercial real estate firm ArborCrowd has offered investors an opportunity to own equity interests in Quarry Station Apartments, a 306-unit multifamily community in San Antonio’s Alamo Heights neighborhood.

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PRESS RELEASE ArborCrowd Offers $40.8 Million Multifamily Real Estate Deal to Investors September 26, 2017

NEW YORK – Sept. 26, 2017 – ArborCrowd, an online commercial real estate company, announced the opportunity for investors to own equity interests in a multifamily property with tremendous upside potential. Quarry Station Apartments (the “Property”) is located in San Antonio, Texas in the desirable neighborhood of Alamo Heights.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER ArborCrowd Announces $40.8 Million Multifamily Real Estate Deal September 26, 2017

Commercial real estate crowdfunding platform ArborCrowd announced on Tuesday it is now offering a $40.8 million multifamily real estate deal to investors. The property, Quarry Station Apartments, is located in San Antonio, Texas.

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NATIONAL REAL ESTATE INVESTOR Is an Overheated Stock Market Driving Investors to Real Estate? August 7, 2017

Pundits, analysts and everyday investors cite concerns over a potentially overheated stock, driving a demand for choosing other investment vehicles-such as real estate.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER ArborCrowd Now Offering $69.7 Million Commercial Real Estate Deal to Investors in Miami June 16, 2017

Online commercial real estate company ArborCrowd announced on Thursday it is now offering a new $69.7 million commercial real estate deal to investors.

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PRESS RELEASE ArborCrowd Offers a New $69.7 Million Commercial Real Estate Deal to Investors June 15, 2017

NEW YORK – June 15, 2017 – ArborCrowd, an online commercial real estate company, announced today a new real estate investment opportunity – known as the Lago Paradiso (the “Property”).

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THE STOLER REPORT The Stoler Report – Emerging Trends in Real Estate June 5, 2017

New York’s only real estate broadcast show – The Stoler Report – invited ArborCrowd Co-Founder Adam Kaufman to a discussion on how the real estate industry is evolving.

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MULTI-HOUSING NEWS NY Crowdfunding Platform Ventures into The South February 17, 2017

ArborCrowd, an online commercial real estate company, is venturing beyond its home market of greater New York to offer accredited investors a piece of a multifamily portfolio in the southern United States.

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PRESS RELEASE ArborCrowd Opens New $22.4 Million Commercial Real Estate Deal to Qualified Investors February 16, 2017

ArborCrowd, an online commercial real estate company, announced today a new real estate investment opportunity that is open to accredited investors. Known as the “Southern States Multifamily Portfolio,” this latest offering features three multifamily properties in Alabama and Mississippi.

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NATIONAL REAL ESTATE INVESTOR Forecasting the Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding Industry February 2, 2017

National Real Estate Investor published an article by Adam Kaufman on how quickly the real estate crowdfunding industry is growing. He evaluates what factors will influence successful crowdfunding models.

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PRESS RELEASE ArborCrowd Makes Key Executive Appointments Amid Steady Growth January 24, 2017

ArborCrowd, an online commercial real estate company, announced today the addition of two strategic executive appointments, Kara Yi and Ethan Hays.

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NATIONAL REAL ESTATE INVESTOR NREI Crowdfunding Webinar November 15, 2016

Join Adam Kaufman, Co-founder of ArborCrowd, and Brian Korn, Partner, Capital Markets at Manatt, Phelps & Phillipns LLP for National Real Estate Investor’s first-ever crowdfunding webinar. The program will examine why investment crowdfunding is taking the market by storm and offers a host of practical advice for those looking to become a part of the growing sector.

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PRESS RELEASE ArborCrowd Joins Trusted Arbor Family of Companies to Bring Real Estate Investment Opportunities to New Audiences Through Technology November 3, 2016

Arbor Commercial Mortgage (“Arbor”), an established leader involved in many facets of the real estate industry, today announced the public launch of its new company, ArborCrowd.

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NEWSDAY Arbor Realty CEO Launches Real Estate Crowdfunding Business November 3, 2016

The CEO of Arbor Realty Trust, a Uniondale real estate investment trust, Thursday announced the launch of an online real estate crowdfunding business.

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CROWDFUND INSIDER ArborCrowd Enters Real Estate Crowdfunding Sector with Clinton Hill Offering November 3, 2016

Arbor Commercial Mortgage, a leader involved in many facets of the real estate industry, announced the public launch of its new platform, ArborCrowd.

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SIRIUSXM ArborCrowd on SiriusXM Business Radio October 7, 2016

Powered by The Wharton School and hosted by distinguished real estate economics and professor Sam Chandan, this episode of The Real Estate Hour features ArborCrowd’s own Adam Kaufman and examines current trends in real estate crowdfunding and the multifamily sector.

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