The CrowdStreet Investments Team reviews approximately 400 investment offerings every month. Less than 3% make it through our objective review process to appear on the CrowdStreet Marketplace.

Each sponsors’ investment offering is subjected to a 26-step objective review process by our experienced Investments team to insure both the Sponsor and the offering meet requirements. We’re committed to only publishing institutional-quality commercial real estate investment offerings, and it shows.

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  1. 1 Sponsor Vetting
  2. 2 Deal Screening
  3. 3 Offering Review
  4. 4 Marketplace Approval
  • 100%
    of projects

  • 25%
    of projects

  • 10%
    of projects

  • < 3%
    of projects

  • CRE firms vetted by Investments Team
  • Projects screened for Marketplace suitability
  • Review of offering specifics
  • Approved for the CrowdStreet Marketplace
  • -75%
  • -60%
  • -70%

CrowdStreet VP of Investments, Ian Formigle, details the CrowdStreet Marketplace screening process:


Sponsors new to the CrowdStreet Marketplace are also subjected to a detailed background check including:

  • FINRA BrokerCheck
  • Track Record- Spot Audit
  • Investor Reference Check
  • Banking Reference Check
  • Legal Reference Check
  • Google and LinkedIn Search
  • Crowd DD Search
  • Thompson Reuters CLEAR Investigation Including:
  • Business Address Verification
  • Bankruptcy and Lien Search
  • Criminal and Lawsuit Records Search
  • UCC Filings Search
  • Professional Licenses Search