Phases of Real Estate

With Connect Invest you will have the opportunity to invest in the different phases of real estate development.

Acquisition

Purchase of single property or multiple properties either as raw land or with an existing property or properties.

Development

Horizontal development of infrastructure in preparation for vertical construction.

Construction

Vertical construction of a new structure or to rehabilitate the existing structure.

Acquisition Phase: The borrower is utilizing loan funds to purchase a single property or multiple properties either as raw land or with an existing structure(s). Activities included in this phase include, but are not limited to, working with the city or county where the subject property lies to receive zoning, tentative and final mapping approval.

Development Phase: The borrower is utilizing loan funds to initiate and/or complete horizontal development of the property in preparation for vertical construction. Activities included in this phase is the clearing and grading of the land, and connecting water, sewer and electrical lines required for the infrastructure of the subject property.

Construction: The borrower is utilizing loan funds to complete the vertical construction of a new structure or to rehabilitate the existing structure. Activities include ground-up construction and improvements to existing infrastructure.

Types of Real Estate

With Connect Invest, these phases of real estate development will be available in commercial and residential projects.

Commercial

The land or existing structure(s) of the subject property is intended to be developed and used solely for business and industrial purposes and is often leased to commercial tenants to fill its vacancies, if any. Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Retail centers and malls
  • Medical centers
  • Office buildings
  • Industrial warehouses
Residential

The land or existing structure(s) of the subject property is intended to be developed and used solely for end buyers. Examples include:

  • Single and multi-family housing
  • Multi-family properties built for rental purpose

What's the Next Step?

Connect Invest offers alternative investments in real estate to investors in a way that allows them to choose and control their investments but allows them the freedom to step away from the day-to-day management of real estate while still reaping the financial rewards in an easy to use online format.

To help you get started with alternative real estate investing, we’ve created this at-a-glance guide to walk you through the Connect Invest process. Click here to learn more about each step. When you're ready to start on your Alternative real estate investment journey click the button below and open your account.

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