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With an avalanche of alternative debt providers impacting the commercial real estate landscape, there are a few things that borrowers focused on long-term growth should consider. One would be the experience of the lender, and another would be the underwriting process. The latter is also a factor affecting market stability.

“New entrants in this space may be aggressive with their underwriting practices, and it’s important that as this space grows we maintain high...

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As interest rates rise, the dollar strengthens, trade wars mount and heightened volatility across markets persists, institutional investors are adjusting their risk profiles and shifting dramatically toward debt investments. As part of this shift, investors are now piling capital into private debt in an attempt to protect themselves from an expected market correction while still earning stable returns. According to Preqin, private debt funds raised a record $107 billion...

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A need for flexibility and speed has given rise to alternative lending sources, and new lenders are entering the market.

A need for flexibility and speed has given rise to alternative lending sources in commercial real estate. The demand isn’t waning, and it is driving new lending sources to enter the market. In fact, alternative lending sources are expected to rise in popularity through 2019. Some of these lending sources have gained a reputation for aggressive...

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Fintech firms trying to disrupt traditional commercial real estate lending processes are finding that they still have plenty of work ahead.

Online lending in the commercial real estate industry is still in its very early stages. Some credit crowdfunding as the catalyst for launching commercial real estate fintech 1.0 several years ago. Crowdfunding pulled technology to the forefront in an industry that has typically relied on “old school” methods for raising capital....

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John Havens, former president and chief operating officer of Citigroup, has joined the board of advisors of Money360, a technology-enabled direct lender that specializes in commercial real estate loans.

Havens will help shape strategy and business development plans for Money360 and its subsidiary, M360 Advisors, an investment management company.

Prior to serving as president of Citigroup, Havens served as chairman of Citigroup Alternative Investments following...

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After a 10-year increase in property values, commercial real estate may be facing a near-term shift in the cycle as the market tops out. As more properties hit the market at a time when interest rates are rising and traditional bank and CMBS financing terms have tightened, the buyer pool is likely to be more sparse.

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Milestone comes on the heels of the firm’s most active month ever
LADERA RANCH, Calif., June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Money360, a technology-enabled direct lender specializing in commercial real estate loans, today announced it has surpassed $750 million in loans closed since inception. This includes $82.5 million in loans closed in May 2018.

“Money360 has shown an incredible capacity to scale and meet the needs of our borrowers by leveraging our tailored loan...

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Despite fears of trade wars and increased protectionism, foreign investment in the United States remains robust. In fact, the U.S. continues to be the single largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the world: more than $450 billion was pumped into the U.S. economy from other countries in 2016, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis at the Department of Commerce.

A significant amount of this capital is flowing to commercial real estate (CRE),...

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Money360 CEO, Evan gentry comments; U.S. commercial real-estate owners are raking in debt capital from South Korean investors hunting for higher returns and better asset diversification. Read full article: https://www.wsj.com/articles/south-korean-investors-pile-into-u-s-commercial-property-debt-1523988201

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Mortgage brokers expect that alternative lenders will become a greater source of financing for the commercial real estate sector this year. More than three-quarters of brokers surveyed recently said they expect to place more loans with alternative lenders this year compared to 2017. Read full article here: http://info.trepp.com/trepptalk/alternative-lending-goes-mainstream

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Recent market shocks have investors on edge. After February’s spike in volatility and the largest one-day drop in the history of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), many investors are wondering if the nearly decade-old bull market in equities is finally coming to an end.


Following the 2008 financial crisis, the equities market has outperformed almost all expectations and has provided a boon for investor’s portfolios. But with higher rates on the horizon and...

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Brokers are reporting that as much as 50% of deals are being financed by non-traditional lenders because these sources have more financing ability.
ecently, there has been an increase in activity for non-traditional lending sources. In a survey Money360 took at the recent MBA Conference in San Diego, 41% of brokers reported that between 25% and 50% of their deals are financed through a non-traditional lending source, like a direct lender or marketplace lender. That...

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The commercial side of real estate can be an appealing proposition for any investor. It offers you the ability to dip into a new pool of clients and grow your business interests. But, the commercial side of real estate is also a different beast that requires some additional considerations versus the residential side of the business.

Patience is a virtue with these transactions as the sales cycle is longer, requiring an investor to remain vigilant with the market...

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Technological developments in recent years have changed nearly every industry, and real estate is no exception. The process of listing, viewing, buying and selling properties has become much more streamlined with listing websites, e-signed documents and mobile apps.

As newer technologies like virtual reality and blockchain continue to break into the mainstream market, real estate professionals see a wide range of potential applications for the industry. We asked 10...

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Last summer, online real estate transaction marketplace Ten-X Commercial announced a partnership with Money360, a technology-enabled direct lender. These two innovative real estate technology companies will work together to improve the online real estate transaction process.

Ten-X Commercial, which features both auction and non-auction transaction formats, enables buyers, brokers and sellers to transact commercial real estate entirely online. By streamlining the...

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After making great strides in 2017 commercial real estate marketplace lender Money360 is poised to do even better in 2018, founder and CEO Evan Gentry believes.

His optimism has many roots. Money360’s historical loan volume recently surpassed $500 million, with $350 million of that coming in 2017 alone. The acceleration should continue, as Mr. Gentry predicts $750-$800 million in total volume for 2018.

“We should surpass the $1 billion mark this summer,” Mr. Gentry...

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Technology has been hailed as the solution to an ever-expanding range of business problems, with fintech now disrupting almost every sector of the financial services industry.

The commercial real estate (CRE) industry is no exception. Nearly every skyscraper, shopping mall and office property owes its existence to capital from a CRE lender. But just as several enterprising tech companies have disrupted the consumer lending market, tech-enabled alternative lenders are...

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Online technology, which paved new paths for consumer and small business lending, is making similar inroads with the commercial real estate industry.

Over the last few years, several online marketplaces have been established to try and match commercial real estate borrowers with lenders quickly and efficiently using technology. In the past, commercial real estate lending depended heavily on having local connections, but online platforms are blurring these lines—making...

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LADERA RANCH, CA—Combining the smart use of technology with in-depth knowledge of the space and stepping in where traditional lenders haven’t been able to meet increasing demand for capital puts alternative lenders ahead, Money360’s CEO Evan Gentry tells GlobeSt.com. The direct lender closed more than $100 million in loans in the third quarter of 2017, bringing the company’s total loan closings to over $450 million, with a target of $600 million in transactions by...

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There continues to be strong demand for capital within the commercial real estate sector. This past second quarter, the volume of industrial loans was up 91 percent year over year, while loan volume for office properties was up by 33 percent over the same period, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Compared with this past first quarter, loan originations this past second quarter for both industrial and office properties were up by 39 percent. That was...

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LADERA RANCH, CA—Lenders are beginning to lower the maximum loan-to-value and increase debt-service-coverage ratios, keeping rental-rates flat and allowing landlords to reserve for tenant improvements in case a property needs to be repositioned during the term of the loan, Money360’s president Gary Bechtel tells GlobeSt.com. The technology-enabled direct lender specializing in commercial real estate loans closed more than $100 million in loans in Q3, bringing the...

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The partnership will speed the transaction process for sellers and buyers, enabling Ten-X customers to obtain bridge loans within two to four weeks and permanent loans within six to eight weeks, Money360’s Evan Gentry tells GlobeSt.com.

IRVINE, CA—The new partnership between Money360 and Ten-X Commercial will speed the transaction process for sellers and buyers, enabling Ten-X customers to obtain bridge loans within two to four weeks and permanent loans within six to...

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Online marketplace Ten-X has partnered with tech-forward lender Money 360 to swell their investor pool of buyers.

Under the agreement, Money360 will work with Ten-X to determine which commercial properties listed on the Ten-X platform are appropriate for pre-arranged financing, and will then pre-underwrite bridge and/or permanent loans for qualifying properties.

The lender’s offers will be listed on the Ten-X property detail page, informing prospective buyers about...

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Online real estate marketplace Ten-X has partnered with a financier to pre-arrange loans for qualifying properties for sale through its platform. The Irvine, California-based company's leaders hope the deal will boost the number of buyers that use the site.

Through the partnership with tech-enabled lender Money360, buyers on Ten-X will be able to streamline the financing process by sourcing pre-arranged loans for properties they are interested in acquiring. As the...

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Money360 Inc., a two-year-old alternative lender focused on writing and funding small to middle-market loans against properties across the country, has formed a partnership with Ten-X Commercial that could beef up its origination volumes substantially.

The partnership would give the Ladera Ranch, Calif., lender "a front row seat" to properties offered on the Ten-X platform, explained Evan Gentry, chief executive and founder, who previously ran opportunistic investor...

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Ten-X Commercial and Money360 partnered together to offer financing for properties available for sale. The partnership will expand the investor pool for commercial properties listed on Ten-X by giving prospective buyers assurance they will be able to procure the necessary financing to fill the deal’s capital stack.

The arrangement is expected to also provide sellers and their brokers increased confidence that once terms are agreed upon, buyers will be able source a...

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The partnership will focus on Money360 providing pre-arranged financing options for eligible commercial properties listed for auction on the Ten-X platform; financing options on these properties will be transparently disclosed on the platform and Money360 will work with buyers to complete the underwriting, processing and closing of the loan; the partnership expands deal flow of commercial properties for Money360, which utilizes technology to enable commercial real estate...

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Online real estate transaction marketplace Ten-X Commercial has partnered with Money360, a technology-enabled direct lender focused on commercial real estate, to offer financing for properties available for sale.

The partnership will expand the investor pool for commercial properties listed on Ten-X by giving prospective buyers assurance they will be able to procure the necessary financing to...

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Money360’s Pre-Arranged Loans on the Ten-X Platform Will Expand Pool of Buyers and Boost Certainty of Closing

SILICON VALLEY, Calif. and ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ten-X Commercial, the nation’s leading online real estate transaction marketplace, today announced that it has partnered with Money360, a technology-enabled direct lender focused on commercial real estate (CRE), to offer financing for properties available for sale. The partnership...

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Ten-X Commercial, the nation’s leading online real estate transaction marketplace, today announced that it has partnered with Money360, a technology-enabled direct lender focused on commercial real estate (CRE), to offer financing for properties available for sale. The partnership will expand the investor pool for commercial properties listed on Ten-X by giving prospective buyers assurance they will be able to procure the necessary financing to fill the deal’s capital...

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The partnership will expand the investor pool for commercial properties listed on Ten-X by giving prospective buyers and sellers assurance of financing to close deals.

IRVINE, CA—Online real estate transaction marketplace Ten-X Commercial and technology-enabled direct lender Money360 have formed a partnership to offer financing for properties available for sale. The...

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Ten-X Commercial, the nation's leading online real estate transaction marketplace, today announced that it has partnered with Money360, a technology-enabled direct lender focused on commercial real estate (CRE), to offer financing for properties available for sale. The partnership will expand the investor pool for commercial properties listed on Ten-X by giving prospective buyers assurance they will be able to procure the...

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Commercial real estate marketplace Money360 is partnering with Ten-X Commercial, an online real estate transaction marketplace, to finance properties available for sale on the Ten-X platform.

Potential buyers of Ten-X properties receive access to more financing while sellers can be more confident buyers will find that financing. The two companies will work together to identify...

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Despite strong investor appetite for US real estate, both domestically and overseas, lenders are being a bit more cautious in their underwriting since they expect values to soften at some point, Money360’s CEO Evan Gentry tells GlobeSt.com. The firm closed $143 million in loans in the second quarter, marking its best quarter to date.

Money360 has now closed more than $350 million in total loans and is on pace to close more than $500 million by the end of the year. On...

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Our eight-year bull market is long overdue for a correction, and investors are starting to look for ways to protect their portfolio from a potential 10 percent or more drop in stocks.

Traditionally, bearish investors sought refuge in bonds, but with interest rates still at historical lows, bonds may not be the "safe haven" they used to be. When interest rates rise, the prices of bonds fall to compensate for their lower yields.

Besides raising rates, the Federal...

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Press release by Prosek Partners on 31st July 2017

Money360, a leading direct marketplace lender focused on commercial real estate, today announced that the company closed $143 million in loans in the second quarter, marking the lender's best quarter to date. Money360 has now closed more than $350 million in total loans and is on pace to close more than $500 million by the end of the year. On average, the company is now closing $50 million in loans each month.

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LADERA RANCH, CA--(Marketwired - July 31, 2017) - Money360, a leading direct marketplace lender focused on commercial real estate, today announced that the company closed $143 million in loans in the second quarter, marking the lender's best quarter to date. Money360 has now closed more than $350 million in total loans and is on pace to close more than $500 million by the end of the year. On average, the company is now closing $50 million in loans each...

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On May 16, Money360 announced that it closed more than $45 million in loans in April. The leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform is led by founder and CEO Evan Gentry. This record-breaking month for the company brings its total production to over $250 million in closed loans, with an expected $500 million in transactions by the end of the year.

“This is a record-breaking month for our company,” said Gentry in a press release. “The volume of deals...

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Commercial real estate marketplace lender Money360 has made a series of hires designed to support recent increases in deal flow, borrowers and capital partners.



Paul Cleary is the new COO, taking over from cofounder Dan Vetter, who retains the chief investment officer role. Mr. Cleary joins from Cherrywood Commercial...

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Commercial real estate lending platform Money360 has announced eight new hires to support the company’s growth; includes five commercial real estate executives and three industry specialists; Money360 has been rapidly growing its originations and the new hires will support increasing deal flow from its newly launched regional divisions in the Northwestern and Northeastern United States.

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LADERA RANCH, Calif. – June 19, 2017 – Money360, the leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, recently announced the addition of eight new hires to support the company's rapid expansion. The hires include five seasoned commercial real estate executives and three industry specialists, who were brought on to support the increased deal flow and expanding base of borrowers and capital partners in the U.S. and around the world.

Money360's C-suite...

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Commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, Money360, announced on Monday it has added eight new hires to support its rapid expansion. According to the online lender, the hires included five seasoned commercial real estate executives and three industry specialists.

Speaking about the hires, Money360 founder and CEO Evan Gentry, stated:

“The first half of the year has set a strong precedent for the rest of 2017, and we look forward to meeting the lending...

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Money360, the leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, recently announced the addition of eight new hires to support the company's rapid expansion. The hires include five seasoned commercial real estate executives and three industry specialists, who were brought on to support the increased deal flow and expanding base of borrowers and capital partners in the U.S. and around the world.

Money360's C-suite was bolstered with the hiring of Paul Cleary as...

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LADERA RANCH, Calif. – June 19, 2017 – Money360, the leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, recently announced the addition of eight new hires to support the company's rapid expansion. The hires include five seasoned commercial real estate executives and three industry specialists, who were brought on to support the increased deal flow and expanding base of borrowers and capital partners in the U.S. and around the world.

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Traditionally, commercial real estate borrowers’ only option was to approach banks or other traditional lenders when seeking out a loan, a process that can be inconvenient and time consuming. Today, a wide variety of commercial real estate alternative lending platforms exist that can provide convenience and time savings, as well as flexibility for borrowers who may not be able to get loans approved from traditional lenders for a host of reasons. These platforms
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The traditional commercial real estate loan underwriting process is less than efficient. The strict operating guidelines imposed on banks through regulations such as the Dodd-Frank Act and the Basel III capital-reserve rules make it difficult for them to approve many new commercial real estate loans, or even to refinance their maturing loans.



While traditional lenders often create an uphill battle for worthy borrowers to be approved, financial-technology (or...

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We had a great conversation with Money360 founder and CEO Evan Gentry just last week and were favorably impressed by both his leadership and the multi-faceted platform he has created. Each RETech we talk to seems to have a different angle, and what this team has created is unique because they are bringing commercial real estate into the mix, in a sector that often focuses on residential rental properties or house-flipping. In fact, we were scheduled to talk with him...

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Money360, a leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, closed more than $45 million in loans in April, bringing the company’s total production to over $250 million in closed loans, with an expected $500 million in transactions by year-end. Money360’s recent loan closings span properties nationwide and provide a variety of borrowers with quick funding to purchase or refinance income-producing properties.

“This is a record-breaking month for our...

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Money360, the leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, closed more than $45 million in loans in April, the company announced today. This brings the company’s total production to over $250 million in closed loans, with an expected $500 million in transactions by year-end. Money360’s recent loan closings span properties nationwide and provide a variety of borrowers with quick funding to purchase or refinance income-producing properties.

“This is a...

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In April Money360 reported a new commercial loan originations record with loan originations of over $45 million; the month’s originations bring its cumulative loan originations total to over $250 million; it expects to surpass total loan originations of $500 million by the end of the year; the company’s commercial loans in April ranged from $3.48 million to $9.70 million and included bridge loans and permanent loans for commercial properties in the US.

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Money360 closed more than USD45 million in loans in April, a record for a single month, bringing the company’s total production to over USD250 million in closed loans, with an expected USD500 million in transactions by year-end.


Money360’s recent loan closings span properties nationwide and provide a variety of borrowers with quick funding to purchase or refinance income-producing properties.

“This is a record-breaking month for our company,” says Money360...

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Money360, a commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, closed more than $45 million in loans in April, the company announced today. This brings the company’s total production to over $250 million in closed loans, with an expected $500 million in transactions by year-end. Money360’s recent loan closings span properties nationwide and provide a variety of borrowers with quick funding to purchase or refinance income-producing properties.

The more than $45 million...

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LADERA RANCH, Calif. – May 16, 2017 – Money360, the leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, closed more than $45 million in loans in April, the company announced today. This brings the company’s total production to over $250 million in closed loans, with an expected $500 million in transactions by year-end. Money360’s recent loan closings span properties nationwide and provide a variety of borrowers with quick funding to purchase or refinance...

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Commercial real estate marketplace lender Money360 announced today the more than $45 million in loans it closed in April sets a company record and places it on course to top $500 million in loans by year-end.


“This is a record-breaking month for our company,” Money360 founder and CEO Evan Gentry said. “The volume of deals we’ve experienced in just one month, coupled with our company growth, sets a strong precedent for the rest of 2017, and we’re committed to...

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Money360 has reported another milestone in the nascent online lending commercial real estate market; the firm has originated $100 million in new commercial real estate loans in the past six months, doubling its total from August 2016; four recent loan closings for a total of $38 million helped the company reach its $200 million milestone; Money360 says it expects to exceed $500 million in loan transactions by the end of 2017.

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Money360 Doubles Loan Portfolio, Exceeds $200 Million Mark

Leading fintech company is on track to hit $500 million in commercial real estate loans by year-end

Money360, the leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, has doubled its portfolio in record time, having surpassed the $200 million mark this month in closed commercial real estate loans, the company announced today.

It took Money360 more than a year and a half to hit the $100 million mark,...

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Commercial real estate marketplace lending platform Money360 has surpassed $200 million in closed commercial real estate loans, the company announced today.

The milestones are coming faster. After taking more than 18 months to hit the $100 million plateau, Money360 took less than six months to get to $200 million and expects to reach $500 million before 2018.

“This is a time of phenomenal growth for our company,” Money360 founder and CEO Evan Gentry said. “We are...

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Commercial real estate marketplace lending platform Money360, announced on Thursday it has officially doubled its portfolio and surpassed the $200 million mark this month. The lender reported it took more than a year and a half for its platform to hit the $100 million and less than six months to increase to $200 million. It expects to exceed $500 million in transactions by the end of 2017.

While sharing more details about the platform’s milestones, Money360 Founder and...

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LADERA RANCH, CA--(Marketwired - March 16, 2017) - Money360, the leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, has doubled its portfolio in record time, having surpassed the $200 million mark this month in closed commercial real estate loans, the company announced today.

It took Money360 more than a year and a half to hit the $100 million mark, but less than six months to increase to $200 million, and by year-end, it expects to exceed $500 million in...

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Money360 has doubled its portfolio in record time, having surpassed the $200 million mark this month in closed commercial real estate loans, the company announced today.

It took Money360 more than a year and a half to hit the $100 million mark, but less than six months to increase to $200 million, and by year-end, it expects to exceed $500 million in transactions.

The $200 million milestone came on the heels of four recent loan closings totaling nearly $38 million. All...

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Access to capital is the lifeblood of the commercial real estate industry. It’s what allows a buyer to close an acquisition, enables expansions and renovations of properties and keeps projects afloat when a maturing loan comes due.

In the first six months of this year alone, roughly $65.6 billion in CMBS debt will come due, mostly on office and retail properties, according to Trepp, one of the industry’s leading providers of data and analytics. In February alone, more...

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Ron Suber, President of Prosper often contacts us when there is a new deal closing to report, and we must say, has been a “little busy” lately.

Since January, we’ve reported that he invested in Credible, an online exchange for funding and refinancing student loans. Then we learned just a few weeks back that he had invested with Unison Home Ownership Investors. Just last week, it was announced that Prosper had secured a $5B loan purchase agreement from some major...

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Ron Suber, Prosper Marketplace President and prominent Fintech investor, has taken a stake in Money360 – a fast growing real estate investment marketplace. Suber will also play an active role as a Strategic Advisor to Money360 to help boost platform growth.

Money360 has grown exponentially. The real estate crowdfunding platform has just topped $200 million in closed commercial real estate loans. By the end of the year, Money360 expects to surpass $500 million in real...

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LADERA RANCH, CA--(Marketwired - March 01, 2017) - Industry leader and Prosper Marketplace president Ron Suber has invested in Money360 and will serve as a strategic advisor to the company. Suber will help shape strategy and further accelerate Money360's growth and positioning as the leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform.

Suber is a longtime leader in the fintech and financial services industries. Prior to joining Prosper in 2013, he served as...

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SAN DIEGO—There is a lot of uncertainty on the horizon this year. From regulatory changes to rising interest rates, there are a handful of changes that could affect the commercial real estate sector. For marketplace lenders, like Money360, however, rising interest rates aren’t a major concern, especially for bridge loan products. Permanent loans may see more of an impact, but—even with some regulatory easing—leverage constraints from traditional lenders will continue to...

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Should Fintech companies that offer banking-related products be granted special purpose national bank charters? The answer, from the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), is “yes.”

Things are vastly different from when Abraham Lincoln first established the national banking system and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency back in 1863. Today’s financial services industry is diverse and evolving, prompting the OCC to say there’s a need to develop a...

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Commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, Money360, announced on Wednesday it has provided a bridge loan to the owner of a retail center in Jacksonville, Illinois.

According to Money360, the $8.3 million loan is allowing the borrower to pay off a maturing loan on the Lincoln Square Center, a 206,257-square-foot anchored retail property that is currently 82 percent occupied by a combination of 29 national and regional tenants. The center was built in 1964 with...

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LADERA RANCH, CA--(Marketwired - February 01, 2017) - Money360, the leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, announced today that it has provided a bridge loan to the owner of a retail center in Jacksonville, Illinois.

Money360's $8.3 million loan allowed the borrower to pay off a maturing loan on the Lincoln Square center, a 206,257-square-foot anchored retail property that is currently 82 percent occupied by a...

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Milestones

Money360, a real estate lending platform in Ladera Ranch, reported it closed a record $35.6 million in commercial real estate loans in December. December’s transactions reflect short-term bridge loans for a mix of property types, including retail, office and industrial in California, Florida and Illinois. A total of five properties were financed, including a one-story suburban office building in Irvine; a three-building...

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Money360 is a commercial real estate lending platform focused on large income producing properties.

I first mentioned Money360 on Lend Academy way back in 2010. Back then they made an initial foray into marketplace lending but the timing was not right. Four years later they relaunched the company and have had much more success the second time around.

Our next guest on the Lend Academy Podcast is Evan Gentry, the CEO and founder of Money360, a marketplace lending...

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Ken Gaitan has been hired at Money360 in Ladera Ranch as regional director of the company’s Western region. Gaitan brings nearly 30 years of commercial real estate experience to his role and has closed more than $3.5 billion in commercial real estate transactions during his career. Gaitan has served in senior production and management roles for firms such as Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, CBRE and Newmark Grubb Knight Frank.

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At its peak in 2007, the CMBS market was booming, with 23 issuers delivering some $250 billion in funds. In 2015, there were 46 companies issuing just $130 billion.

Projections for the coming year are even more dire, due in part to market volatility and the looming rollout of risk-retention rules that require CMBS issuers to hold on to 5 percent of every new deal or designate a B-piece buyer to assume that risk.

It’s been a rough couple of years for the CMBS market,...

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Commercial real estate marketplace lending platform Money360 announced on Tuesday it has provided a $2,450,000 bridge for a 120-unit low-rise multifamily property in Kansas City, Missouri. This new loan was provided to a commercial property owner to pay off a maturing first mortgage with detailed real estate taxes and to fund recently completed property renovations.

Speaking about the loan, Money360 founder and CEO, Evan Gentry, commented:

“The Money360 team has...

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The top executive discussed the major changes happening in the CRE lending market and shared with CPE his long-term outlook.

Ladera Ranch, Calif.—Tightening regulations and stricter standards imposed by banks have boosted the alternative lending market, creating opportunities for investors seeking to provide bridge loans, for example. Money360, a California-based direct lender founded in 2010, recently exceeded its $100 million mark in closed commercial real estate...

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LADERA RANCH, CA--(Marketwired - October 25, 2016) - Money360, the leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, announced today that it has provided financing to a commercial property owner to pay off a maturing first mortgage with defaulted real estate taxes and to fund recently completed property renovations.

The $2,450,000 bridge loan is secured by 120-unit, low-rise multifamily property in Kansas City, Missouri.

"The Money360 team has extensive...

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LADERA RANCH, CA--(Marketwired - October 17, 2016) - Money360, the leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, announced today that it has provided an $800,000 bridge loan for the acquisition of a newly-constructed, single-tenant retail building, located in Raymond, Illinois.

Faced with an impending 1031-exchange deadline, the borrower secured a loan through Money360 and was able to close on time and avoid tax penalties.

"Borrowers looking for...

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Real estate marketplace lending platform Money360 announced on Monday it has provided an $800,000 bridge for the acquisition of a newly-constructed, single-tenant retail building, located in Raymond, Illinois. According to Money360, the borrower has secured a loan through its platform and was able to close before its 1031-exchange deadline. Money360 founder and CEO, Evan Gentry, stated:

“Borrowers looking for assistance in completing 1031-exchanges need certainty of...

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Real estate marketplace lending platform Money360 announced earlier this week it has provided a $6 million permanent loan for the refinancing of a single-tenant industrial building that is located in Bryan, Texas.

Gary BechtelAccording to the lending portal, the new permanent loan will allow the borrower to pay off a higher interest rate loan, and provide approximately $500,000 of cash out that was used to fund capital leasehold improvements that were made as a part of...

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LADERA RANCH, CA--(Marketwired - October 10, 2016) - Money360, the leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, announced today that it has provided financing for the refinancing of a single-tenant industrial building, located in Bryan, Texas.

The $6 million permanent loan allowed the borrower to pay off a higher interest rate loan, and provides approximately $500,000 of cash out that was used to fund capital leasehold improvements that were made as a...

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On Monday, real estate marketplace lending platform Money360 announced it provided a $8.5 million bridge loan for the refinancing of a K-12 charter school located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. According to the platform, the new loan will allow the borrower to pay off a maturing seller-financing loan, which had a higher interest rate, and provide $4.8 million cash out for impending near-term buildout of additional classrooms and facility space for the school.

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Considerable press has been given lately to high-profile real estate acquisitions made by foreign investors, particularly those from China. China Life Insurance Group Co. recently purchased a $1.65 billion Manhattan office tower on Sixth Avenue; Anbang Insurance Group Co. bought Manhattan’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel for $2 billion; and Chinese real estate giant Greenland Group is midway through the acquisition of a massive, $1 billion mixed-use project in...

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With CD yields shrinking, money market returns frozen and the U.S. Treasury bond dipping recently to an all-time low, many of the traditional fixed-income investment strategies appear to be in a period of lackluster returns. As a result, many investors are looking for new avenues to pursue fixed-income investments that not only produce higher yields, but provide similar levels of security.

This desire has led to significant interest in various types of...

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Money360 recently surpassed the $100 million mark for closed commercial real estate loans. The company, a leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, is experiencing exponential growth due in part to contractions in the CMBS market. Connect Media talked with Money360 founder and CEO Evan Gentry about trends in the industry, and how marketplace lending is filling a void for both borrowers and investors.

Q: Money360 has seen a 100% increase in...

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LADERA RANCH, CA--(Marketwired - August 10, 2016) - Money360, the leading commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, announced today that it has surpassed the $100 million mark in closed commercial real estate loans with the completion of $15.25 million in recently closed loans that reflect the escalating growth of the marketplace lender's portfolio.

Much of the company's recent growth, according to Money360 founder and CEO Evan Gentry, stems from a...

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Money360, a commercial real estate online marketplace lending platform, announced on Thursday it has officially surpassed the $100 million in closed commercial real estate loans with the completion of $15.25 million in recently closed loans.

evan gentryAccording to CEO and founder of Money360, Evan Gentry, much of the company’s most recent growth is caused by the contraction of the commercial mortgage-back securities (CMBS). The company also reported it has seen a 100%...

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Commercial real estate marketplace lender Money360 has reached the $100 million mark in closed commercial real estate loans. Transactions on properties in Arizona, Ohio and Illinois totaling $15.25 million pushed them over the hump.

CEO Evan Gentry credited most of the company’s growth to a contraction in the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) market. The company has seen more than a doubling in the number of applications from borrowers turned down from CMBS...

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PODCAST TRANSCRIPTION SESSION NO. 69: JON BARLOW (Money360 Board Member)

Welcome to the Lend Academy Podcast, Episode No. 69. This is your host, Peter Renton, Founder of Lend Academy.

Peter Renton: Today on the show, we have someone who I would consider one of the true legends of this space. He has been around for many, many years and I’m referring to Jon Barlow, the former CEO of Eaglewood Capital Management, he was also the Founder of that company...

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Currently, the commercial real estate finance industry faces historically high levels of regulatory oversight. The combination of the risk retention rules and higher reserve requirements, which are set to go into effect over the next several months, will increase pressure on the industry. As a result, new barriers to capital availability will be created, limiting traditional lending sources from financing transactions in the same manner as they have in the past.

As the...

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Over the past several months, the peer-to-peer and marketplace lending industries have faced some challenges and criticism. The news media have reported on some of the struggles the industry has faced, especially in the arenas of credit card, student loan and other forms of unsecured debt. While these reports can understandably raise questions about the industry’s ability to perform for investors, they are not reflective of all types of marketplace...

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The Benefits and Risks of Online CRE Lending

Over the past several years, the commercial real estate finance industry has seen increased regulatory oversight. The risk retention rules and increased reserve requirements, which go into effect at the end of 2016, will put even more...

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Inside CRE’s Lending Platforms Industry with Money360
The annual LendIt USA Conference, one of the largest annual online marketplace lending industry gatherings, took place last week in San Francisco and brought together companies from around the globe, with more than 3,500 people in attendance. LendIt devoted...

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LendIt, April 7, 2016


State of the Industry: Commercial Real Estate in Marketplace Lending

[Editor’s note: This is a guest post from John Maute, Board Member at Money360. Money360 is a Gold Sponsor at LendIt USA 2016, which will take place on April 11-12, 2016, in San Francisco. At LendIt, John will be doing a presentation titled: Wall...

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Ladera Ranch, Calif. – April 6, 2016 – Money360, the leading commercial real estate online marketplace lending platform, today announced that several key executives and board members will be highlighted speakers at the LendIt USA Conference at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, on Monday, April 11, and Tuesday, April 12. Money360’s speaking roles will be focused on the role of marketplace lending in the commercial real estate finance arena, and the opportunities that...

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Connect Media asked Money360’s Gary Bechtel to share insights from the MBA’s CREF/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo he attended this week in Orlando. Here’s a few takeaways from the Orange County-based online marketplace lender:

1. What was the buzz you heard at the conference? What were the hot topics or trends discussed?

2016 Will Be A Good Year

The consensus is that 2016 is going to be a good year for commercial real estate. As a whole, 2015 was a record year...

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Lending Times, February 1, 2016


Money360 Commercial Real Estate Platform Facilitates $56 Million In 2015

We review Money360, a commercial real estate platform, that has actually been around since 2010.

Money360 is not a newcomer to the marketplace lending industry. They were first mentioned on Lend Academy in 2010 when...

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Crowdfundinsider.com, January 21, 2016


Brief: Commercial Real Estate Peer-to-Peer Lending Platform Money360 Closes $3.1 Million Palm Desert Loan in 10 Days

Commercial real estate online marketplace lending platform,
Money360,...

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Lending Times, December 21, 2015

Money360 – The Path to Series A

Evan Gentry, when he first launched Money360 in 2010, initially conceived of the first real estate P2P lending platform. The goal was to create a financial technology solution to match borrowers with qualified investors in the commercial real estate loan market.

he regulatory environment at the time...

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Earlier this week, commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, Money360, Inc., announced the appointment of John Maute, co-founder of Helios AMC, and Jon Barlow, founder and former CEO of Eaglewood Capital Management, to its Board of Directors.

Evan Gentry, CEO and founder of Money360, stated:

“We recognize the need to bring a scalable marketplace lending operation to the commercial real estate industry. Our model is based on providing both a state-of-the-art...

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Banklesstimes.com, December 8, 2015


Online commercial real estate marketplace lender Money360
is finishing 2015 in style.

In a release the platform announced the additions of Jonathan Barlow and John Maute to its board of directors.

Mr. Barlow founded Eaglewood Capital...

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Money360 Hires Mortgage Industry Veteran as President

Money360, a marketplace lender that focuses on commercial real estate, has hired mortgage industry veteran Gary Bechtel as its president.

Bechtel will be responsible for expanding Money360’s lending programs, among other duties, the Ladera Ranch, Calif.-based firm said in a Monday press release.

Bechtel worked most recently as chief lending/originations officer at CU Business Partners, the release...

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GlobeSt.com, June 26, 2015


LADERA RANCH, CA—Savvy high-net-worth investors like to be insulated from short-term trends up or down, Money360’s SVP, investor relations, Laura Catalino tells GlobeSt.com. After her recent appointment to her new position at the peer-to-peer commercial real estate lending platform, we spoke...

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Banklesstimes.com, June 15, 2015


Commercial P2P real estate lending platform Money360, aims to increase their level of personal service to clients with the hiring of Laura Catalino as their Senior Vice President of Investor Relations.

Ms. Catalino has two decades of experience in money management and investor relations with private banks,...

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Banklesstimes.com, Todd Aalgaard - December 3, 2012


Money360's June $500-million expansion announcement accurately illustrated why the upstart company has made a name for itself in a hurry.

“The current real estate credit market is broken. Good...

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Biggerpockets.com, Chris Martin, Real Estate Investor from Holly Springs, North Carolina - July 10, 2011


Money360, like prosper.com,...

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