Commercial Real Estate Investing

Commercial Real Estate Investing: REITs, MICs, Funds and SPV investing

December 11, 2017

In this Article we will be discussing different types of pooled investments including Private Direct Investing via Asset Specific Pools, REITs, MICs and Investment Funds. What is a Pooled Investment Vehicle in general? As its name suggests, ...

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R2 Office Opening and Holiday Party

December 8, 2017

The end of November was full of positive transformations for R2. First of all, our R2 family has grown in number and now can boast of having a team of 23 professionals who are the ...

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Pitch for success!

September 22, 2017

Working with large financial institutions and global real estate companies in the past, we were fortunate to have attended several courses and training work shops on presentations and pitches. Here are top 5 favourites: 1. First ...

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Commercial Property Investing

Commercial Property Investing: The Basics

July 7, 2017

Commercial Real Estate (CRE) vs. other investments According to conventional wisdom your investments should include some mix of savings, stocks, bonds and real estate. While savings is liquidity defined, poor interest rates (sub 1%, anyone?) make idle ...

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Why have over 2,000 investors joined R2?

June 15, 2017

Because investing with R2 is all about transparency, trust, credibility and access to high quality commercial real estate deals that have never been available to retail markets in the past...especially in a fast, quick and ...

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Housing Market Crash?

May 5, 2017

Our prediction at R2 investments is that Toronto Housing market is going to go through a major correction in 2017 and 2018. As typical with any other major market correction, during the initial stages investors ...

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FinTech Summit in Toronto @ MaRS a huge success!

April 13, 2017

The 3rd annual CrowdFunding Summit took place on Feb 28 - March 1, 2017 in Toronto, bringing together hundreds of companies, investors, service providers and portals / platforms. Summit has grown to become Canada's largest ...

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Property investing 101: IRR and CAP rates

February 6, 2017

  What is the Difference Between Internal Rate of Return (IRR) & Return on Investment (ROI)? While most people will say that IRR is more complex and harder to calculate than ROI, the primary difference really has ...

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How is technology changing traditional way of doing things (for better)?

Running a leading FinTech company in commercial real estate space is exciting. However, "traditionalists" do not like change and often times fail to understand our business. The fact is that we as human beings do ...

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Minister of Finance – Charles Sousa: Thoughts from the top!

January 19, 2017

On Jan 17, 2017 we had the pleasure of hosting Hon Minister of Finance Charles Sousa at CRELA luncheon (Commercial Real Estate Lenders Association). It was an interactive 2 hour session with the Minister where ...

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