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Croydon, A Centre For Growth?

Croydon is London’s southern-most borough, covering an area of 87 square kilometres. But it has come a long way since being mentioned in the 1086 Doomsday Book as a market town with a population of 365, a church and a mill.

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Selina Brighton opens to great success

Selina opened its 3rd location in the UK in August 2020. The hotel, from our 2nd Hotel Investment Portfolio, bucked the current market trend with 82% occupancy in its first weekend.

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Cogress diversifies to offset Brexit jitters

13th January 2020

PROPERTY investment platform Cogress has shifted its focus from development lending to a variety of different partnerships and geographies to cater for Brexit uncertainty among investors.

Tal Orly, chief executive of Cogress, said the platform is now focusing on bigger margins, less risk and more experienced partners. He said of five to 10 deals with UK borrowers, only one may pass the necessary lending requirements.

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What should you expect from your crowdfunding platform?

Alternative finance, the industry that includes crowdfunding and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, is growing at pace, characterised by automated platforms that allow investors to loan money directly to small businesses and worthy endeavours. In this article, the Cogress team ask, what should you expect from your crowdfunding platform?

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The Evolution of Property Investing

The UK Alternative Finance industry is currently valued at £2.6bn. Property crowdfunding is one of its rising stars, and grew by an impressive 200% in 2017. This sector is maturing into the mainstream, but would you be surprised to learn it’s almost as old as the hills? That it was all the rage in the 1380s?

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Is Brexit to blame for the UK’s beleaguered property market?

Cogress Investor Relations Director, Rachel Stark, takes a frank look at the current challenges facing the UK property market. Featuring commentary from industry leaders including Yopa’s founder David Jacobs, REalyse CEO Gavriel Merkado and Chesterton’s Head of Research Nicholas Barnes, this article challenges prevalent opinion that Brexit is to blame for the market slowdown, discussing the role played by affordability and government intervention, as well as the long-term outlook for UK property.

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  • Event category: Cogress Investor Club

Alternative Routes to Property Investment

Tuesday, November 12th 6:00pm, 44 Great Cumberland Place, Marylebone, London, W1H 7BS

Join Cogress for our next event: Different Routes to Property Investment, held in the newly opened private members’ club, Home Grown, for our latest event: Alternative Routes to Property Investment.

We will be joined by our Head of Market Analysis, Avi Miller, who will provide an overview of the 2019 property market, before the Cogress team take to the floor to showcase a diverse collection of live investment opportunities with minimum investment amounts starting from £1,000. 

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