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The Outliers of the Real Estate Waterfall World

When investing in a real estate project as a passive partner, cash distributions are calculated and made using what is called a ‘waterfall,’ most of which are structured according to reasonably uniform standards, and some of which are more creative.
crowdfunding in commercial real estate

The Impact of Crowdfunding on Real Estate Waterfall Structures

Waterfall calculations are used by real estate developers to calculate distributions to investors during the life cycle of a project and there have been some notable shifts in how they are structured since the emergence of real estate crowdfunding – with significant implications.

Whitepaper - The Waterfall in Real Estate Syndications

Learn about the most common, rare, and complex waterfalls and how to leverage these insights

Real Estate Waterfalls - The Simpler the Better

Real estate syndications use what are called ‘waterfalls’ to structure and compensate principals and investors, and these are seldom altered once a developer creates a structure that works for them.

Spreadsheets are Hazardous to CRE Firms’ Health – Risks, Dangers, and Disadvantages

Excel and alternatives like Google Sheets are fantastic tools,…
Transformation within CRE

Transformation within CRE: CFO, Technology, and Leadership

IMS recently hosted a webinar on the topic of Transformation…
Blog Post Round-Up

#REMAS Blog Post Round-Up

Earlier this month, Investor Management Services (IMS) received…
Understanding the CRE Technology Market

Understanding the CRE Technology Market

 Click here to access the buyer’s guide Technology is…
It is Time To Rethink Real Estate Asset Management Software

It is Time To Rethink Real Estate Asset Management Software

As the size of your real estate portfolio continues to grow,…
How to Save Time and Money on Waterfall Calculations

How to Save Time and Money on Waterfall Calculations

Spreadsheets have long been used for waterfall calculations.…
Is Salesforce CRM the Right Choice for Private Equity Real Estate Businesses?

Is Salesforce CRM the Right Choice for Private Equity Real Estate Businesses?

Salesforce has been the preeminent customer relationship management…
Are You Dreading Your Q3 Distributions?

On Demand Webinar - Are You Dreading Your Q3 Distributions?

As you are aware, Q3 is wrapping up. If your distributions are scheduled on a monthly or quarterly basis, then you are probably not looking forward to the upcoming tedious process of calculating percentages and distributing money to your investors.