KBS Debuts KBSDirect.com Real Estate Investment Portal
October 23, 2017 | Markets Insider
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — KBS, one of the nation’s largest and most respected commercial real estate companies and ranked by National Real Estate Investor as the 11th largest commercial real estate company in the United States as of April 20, 2017, today debuted its direct-access online platform – KBSDirect.com – for accredited investors and advisors to invest in KBS Growth & Income REIT, a professionally managed portfolio of institutional-quality commercial real estate properties, with no load or upfront fees to investors. To date, the REIT already has three equity properties valued at approximately $150.4 million.
KBS created KBSDirect.com to provide accredited investors and advisors the opportunity to invest directly in KBS Growth & Income REIT, a tax-efficient vehicle with access to risk-adjusted return profiles similar to those enjoyed by KBS’s institutional clients for more than 25 years. With its 100% no-load feature and investor-aligned structure, KBS Growth & Income REIT provides accredited investors and advisors with a real estate investment vehicle that seeks to comply with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule.
“Across almost every investment sector, online platforms have increased transparency and reduced transaction costs,” commented KBS Chairman Peter Bren. “ will save time for advisors and investors and opens a simplified, user-friendly direct investment portal. This technology is a mega-shift in the investment universe and makes KBS’s longstanding value proposition even more rapidly accessible and appealing to advisors and accredited investors with no upfront loads or commissions to investors.”
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