Since its launch in 2017, the property crowdfunding platform has secured £1.5m in equity for the development of 18 flats in north London, and £381,000 in equity for the development of 49 apartments in Southend with a targeted return of 26% annualised.
Meanwhile, a further £1.1m has been spread across mezzanine and bridging loans.
These loans comprised a £230,000 fixed-term investment project in London with a 15% annualised return; a refurbishment project in Hampshire which, for £190,000, was fully funded in five days and aims to give investors an 8% annualised return; as well as a student accommodation development in Nottingham worth £701,000 with an expected annualised return of 15%.
Jatin Ondhia, CEO at Shojin Property Partners (pictured above), said that it was always its intention to bring quality, institutional-grade property investment projects to a broader market.
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“We are the only platform to operate across the property investment spectrum and our clients have always appreciated the variety we provide as well as the depth of due diligence we carry out.
“Coming from an investment banking background, I wanted to create products that suit the needs of individual investors, rather than shoe-horning investors into a standardised product.
“To that end, we launched a series of mini-bonds designed to provide investors with monthly or annual fixed returns over varying timeframes.
“These make it simpler for investors to put their money to work without having to choose individual projects to invest in.”
Looking to the future, Jatin added: “The future looks bright for Shojin with the imminent launch of its secondary market, allowing property investors the ability to buy, sell and trade their investments at any point.
“This gives investors liquidity with their investments and the ability to buy in an out at any stage.
“Our goal is to disrupt the property investment market and make property investment accessible to all.”