Juniper Square

Commercial Real Estate Executive Survey: Capital Raising in 2021


To provide commercial real estate investors with insight into how other sponsors are raising capital in 2021, we fielded a survey that covered fundraising goals, strategies, and performance.

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About this survey

This survey was fielded February 2-16, 2021 of 142 senior executives at U.S.-based commercial real estate firms. The participants represented a cross-section of regional and nationwide sponsors with a mix of property types.

What you’ll find in this survey

This summary provides benchmarking data on fundraising goals and strategies. See responses to questions such as:

  • What was the average capital commitment in your last raise?
  • How many weeks did your last capital raise take from first call to final close? (by company size and investment vehicle)
  • Where did you raise the most capital last time you were fundraising?
  • What is your expectation for the availability of capital this year compared to last?
  • How much capital do you plan to raise this year?
  • Where are you looking to raise new capital from?
  • What strategies are you using to find new investors?
  • What technologies do you use in the fundraising process?
  • ...and more