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Copper Property CTL Pass Through Trust Schedules Live Call to Discuss Recent Financial and Operating Results

Copper Property CTL Pass Through Trust

Copper Property CTL Pass Through Trust (“the Trust”) announced today that it will host a live conference call on Monday, March 11, 2024 at 12:00 pm Eastern Time. Members of the Trust’s management team will discuss its recent financial and operating results as reflected in the Trust’s monthly report for the period ended February 29, 2024, and Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2023, both of which are expected to be filed prior to the call. The conference call will include a question and answer (Q&A) session. Conference Call Details: DATE: Monday, March 11, 2024 TIME: 11:00 am CDT | 12:00 pm EDT DIAL-IN: U.S. & Canada Toll Free: (877) 841-2983 or International (215) 268-9893 WEBCAST: www.ctltrust.net via the Investor Relations Section or click here to access REPLAY (Available for 30 days): U.S. & Canada Toll Free: (877) 660-6853 / International: (201) 612-7415 Conference ID#: 13745042 Telephone Replays will be made available approximately 3 hours after the conference end time. Participants will be required to state their name and company upon accessing the replay. Additional information, including the Trust’s Monthly and Quarterly Reports, as well as other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) can be accessed via the Trust’s website at www.ctltrust.net. About Copper Property CTL Pass Through Trust Copper Property CTL Pass Through Trust (the “Trust”) was established to acquire 160 retail properties and 6 warehouse distribution centers (the “Properties”) from J.C. Penney as part of its Chapter 11 plan of reorganization. The Trust’s operations consist solely of owning, leasing and selling the Properties. The Trust’s objective is to sell the Properties to third-party purchasers as promptly as practicable. The Trustee of the trust is GLAS Trust Company LLC. The Trust is externally managed by an affiliate of Hilco Real Estate LLC. The Trust is intended to be treated, for tax purposes, as a liquidating trust within the meaning of United States Treasury Regulation Section 301.7701-4(d). For more information, please visit https://www.ctltrust.net/. Forward Looking Statement This news release contains certain “forward-looking statements”. All statements other than statements of historical fact are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements may be identified by the use of forward looking terminology such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “continue,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “might,” “our vision,” “plan,” “potential,” “preliminary,” “predict,” “should,” “will,” or “would” or the negative thereof or other variations thereof or comparable terminology and include, but are not limited to, the Trust’s expectations or beliefs concerning future events and stock price performance. The Trust has based these forward-looking statements on its current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections. While the Trust believes these expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections are reasonable, such forward-looking statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond its control. These factors, including those discussed in the Trust’s Registration Statement on Form 10 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), may cause its actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. For a further list and description of such risks and uncertainties, please refer to the Trust’s filings with the SEC that are available at www.sec.gov. The Trust cautions you that the list of important factors included in the Trust’s SEC filings may not contain all of the material factors that are important to you. In addition, in light of these risks and uncertainties, the matters referred to in the forward-looking statements contained in this news release may not in fact occur. The Trust undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as otherwise required by law. Contact Details Jessica Cummins - Investor Relations +1 847-313-4755 jcummins@hilcoglobal.com Company Website https://ctltrust.net/about/default.aspx

March 06, 2024 12:15 PM Eastern Standard Time

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BRKZ Secures $8m in Series A Funding to Revolutionize the Building Materials Sector in MENA

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Total value of the various infrastructure, transport, and building projects across the MENA region is approximately $2.5T. Helping to connect construction businesses with suppliers of building materials, a pioneering B2B construction tech startup BRKZ that specializes in materials procurement for construction projects is today announcing a $8 million investment to empower contractors to reach their full potential. The funding round was co-led by 9900 and BECO Capital, with participation from Aramco’s Wa’ed Ventures, Knollwood Investment Advisory, RZM Investment and MISY Ventures. With this series A funding round, BRKZ has now raised $13.55m in total. BRKZ’s seed round ($5.55m) was led by Better Tomorrow Ventures, with participation from Class 5 Global, Knollwood Investment Advisory, Plus VC, and several other strategic Saudi angel investors. BRKZ was launched in 2022 and founded by Ibrahim Manna, a three-time logistics founder and former Careem executive, to address critical challenges in the construction industry such as fragmented supply chains, operational inefficiencies, and lack of access to finances. The company aims to leverage technology to ensure equitable access to the best market prices for all contractors and is on a mission to build a tech-enabled ecosystem to revolutionize the MENA construction industry. For buyers of building materials, BRKZ offers access to the best prices across a wide pool of suppliers and materials along with multiple delivery and payment options. And importantly, a quick and easy Request for Quotes via WhatsApp or website. Suppliers engage with BRKZ to benefit from access to a wide customer base. The simplified portal for suppliers enables them to customize prices by size, location, and delivery options. To date, BRKZ has facilitated over $170m quotations across nearly 1200 products from more than 350 suppliers. Ibrahim Manna, Founder of BRKZ, commented: “The investment underscores BRKZ's commitment to digitizing buying and selling building materials, promoting transparency, and fostering efficient contractor financing. It comes at a pivotal moment for BRKZ, enabling us to grow further within the $100billion construction market here in KSA. We're set to drive significant change, through tech, across every single touchpoint relevant to how building materials are sourced and supplied in a sector crucial to our economic landscape.” With this new funding, BRKZ is set to deepen its proprietary capabilities, getting closer to being a one-stop-shop for the construction industry, and expand its footprint across Saudi Arabia and beyond. Thus, contributing to the growth and efficiency of the construction sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the MENA region. Dany Farha from BECO Capital said: “The MENA construction market is full of substantial opportunities both for investors and contractors. BRKZ is well placed and capitalized to be the catalyst to boost development. The investment aligns with Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030, attracting foreign investors and founders to a flourishing construction sector. BRKZ's strategic initiatives are aligned perfectly with our investment philosophy at BECO Capital. We're excited to be part of their journey.” Chris Corbishley, Managing Partner at 9900 added: “At 9900, we focus on ‘big problems’, identifying extraordinary founders solving for externalities across a range of sectors, globally. Nowhere is this more evident than in the construction sector - an industry marred by inefficiencies resulting in an estimated $1.6 trillion in annual losses to economic actors, as well as 5.7 billion metric tonnes of CO2 each year, which accounts for ~26% of global emissions. With their best-in-class procurement platform delivered through the power of technology, we’re excited to be backing Ibrahim and the BRKZ team towards driving positive change for this important economic sector within the MENA region” About BRKZ BRKZ is a B2B construction tech startup revolutionizing the buying and selling of building materials, through a managed marketplace. With a focus on digitization and transparency, BRKZ is committed to providing the best prices and financing solutions to contractors and suppliers in KSA and MENA. BRKZ is backed by leading VCs including 9900, BECO, BetterTomorrow Ventures, Waed, Knollwood Investment Advisory, Class 5 Global, RZM and Plus VC. Reflecting strong confidence in its mission to innovate the construction materials market. For more information please visit: https://brkz.com/en About 9900 9900 Capital is a multi-stage fund based in London, with offices in New York and a growing presence in MENA. Founded in 2023, it is managed by former investors at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the London-based investment firm Hedosophia. Alluding to the firm’s numerical name, which comes from the average number of working days in a lifetime, 9900's mission is to back extraordinary founders tackling 'big problems' across a range of sectors, globally. About BECO Capital Founded in 2012, BECO Capital is one of the first early-stage VC firms to have been founded in the UAE with a focus on MENA. Today, we are one of the largest non-governmental venture firms with c.$450m in assets under management. We’ve had the privilege of partnering early on with the regions’ biggest success stories which has resulted in all our funds being consistently ranked in the top 10% globally in terms of performance. We back early-stage tech entrepreneurs across a wide range of sectors who are tackling massive white spaces, building robust technology, and driving the evolution of the ecosystem in the MENA region and beyond. We support our startups with their overall strategy, fundraising and business development efforts, and provide mentorship and ongoing data analytics and insights. We've invested in 40+ startups and are building a global platform to continuously invest in cutting edge tech. For more information please visit: https://becocapital.com/ Contact Details BRKZ Bilal Mahmood +44 7714 007257 b.mahmood@stockwoodstrategy.com Company Website https://brkz.com/en

March 06, 2024 06:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Roberts & Ryan Inc. Joins NYSE and Welcomes the Mark J. Muller Equities Team to Strengthen Its Equity Trading Operations.

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Roberts & Ryan Inc., a Veteran Owned broker-dealer, is delighted to announce it has been approved for membership by the New York Stock Exchange and began operating today on the iconic NYSE trading floor. In conjunction with this milestone, the firm proudly introduces the esteemed Mark J. Muller Equities trading team to its floor operation. Comprising seasoned professionals including Mark Muller and Robert Moran, the team brings a wealth of experience and expertise to Roberts & Ryan Inc. The addition of the Mark J. Muller Equities trading team to the firm's already robust equity trading platform serves to fortify Roberts & Ryan's capabilities, reinforcing the company's commitment to anticipating and addressing client needs and concerns. Membership at the NYSE will empower the firm to harness broader liquidity pools, achieve parity in situational trading, and access real-time insights from point-of-sale access. These synergies, combined with Roberts & Ryan's existing institutional trading operation, will enhance the company's ability to serve equity clients effectively. Additionally, Roberts & Ryan will be well-positioned to assist clients during key price discovery events on the NYSE Floor, such as IPOs and secondary offerings. Founded on the core value of prioritizing competence, Roberts & Ryan Inc. places client satisfaction at the forefront of its operations. As a Veteran-Owned firm with the requisite certifications to fulfill all DEI mandates and set-asides, the company is dedicated to its social mission. A portion of all commission dollars earned is donated to foundations supporting Veterans and other deserving charities. Since 2018, this initiative has generated over $1.8 million in charitable contributions, benefiting more than 800 Veterans and their families. The combination of competency, diversity, and charity has enabled Roberts & Ryan Inc. to make a meaningful impact in the community. When asked to share his thoughts, Mark Muller, Managing Director of Roberts & Ryan's NYSE Floor Operations, remarked, "The Muller team is excited to be part of the Roberts & Ryan family, a firm that not only provides great service to its clients, but also supports our nation's Veterans and disadvantaged young adults. With our shared vision and commitment to excellence, we will continue to provide value-added executions from the floor of the NYSE." "With these strategic developments, Roberts & Ryan Inc. is poised to deliver enhanced services and value to our clients while upholding our commitment to excellence, integrity, and social responsibility," said Edward D'Alessandro, Chief Executive Officer of Roberts & Ryan, Inc. About Roberts and Ryan, Inc. Roberts & Ryan, Inc. is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned (SDVO) broker-dealer with execution capabilities in the capital markets, equities, and fixed-income trading. The firm was founded in 1987 by a United States Marine Corps Vietnam combat veteran and Purple Heart recipient. With over $1.8 million in committed donations, Roberts & Ryan is active in donating to charitable foundations that make significant positive impacts in the lives of Veterans and their families, focusing primarily on general wellness, mental health, and career transition. To learn more about Roberts & Ryan, please visit www.roberts-ryan.com. Contact Details Roberts & Ryan, Inc. Sadie Millard, Chief Administrative Officer +1 646-542-0012 smillard@roberts-ryan.com Company Website https://www.roberts-ryan.com

March 04, 2024 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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The New American Home® 2024

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Contact Details News Media Group, Inc. Karl Wayne +1 334-440-6397 karl@newsmg.com Company Website https://newsmg.com/

March 04, 2024 07:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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XLRE: An Entrance to Real Estate Investment

Select Sector SPDR

Since the announcement in 2015 of the Real Estate Sector ETF (XLRE), the sector has continued to evolve. This ETF is now more focused on REITs in the Industrial, Data Center and Telecommunications industries. XLRE is a unique investment platform that offers investors an easy and cost-effective way to access the overall Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) market. XLRE is a robust portfolio comprised of 31 REITs. Over 60% of the fund is held in the top ten holdings. List of Top Holdings*: ProLogis (12.56%) American Tower A (9.03%) Equinix Inc (8.45%) Welltower (5.27%) Simon Property A (5.00%) Crown Castle (4.81%) Public Storage (4.60%) Realty Income (4.49%) Digital Realty Trust (4.26%) Costar Group (3.53%) Designed with the goal of providing a diversified yet focused investment opportunity, the fund combines dividend yield with the potential for capital gains. With a low expense ratio of just 0.09%**, XLRE provides an affordable entry point into the various segments of the real estate market. Moreover, the transparency of XLRE sets it apart from other ETFs. Investors are privy to daily disclosure of portfolio holdings and weightings, which provides them with a clear understanding of their investments. For Your Consideration As with all investment vehicles, it's important for investors to be aware that ETFs are subject to certain risks, including loss of principal, sector risk, and non-diversification risk. Therefore, investors are encouraged to carefully consider investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses before investing. The S&P 500 Index, an unmanaged index of 500 common stocks widely considered representative of the U.S. stock market, serves as a benchmark for XLRE. This allows investors to align their investments with the broader market trends. DISCLAIMER: This is a work of research and should not be taken as investment or financial advice. Therefore, Select Sector SPDRs or the publisher is not liable for any decision made based on the publication. About the Company: Select Sector SPDR ETFs offer flexibility and customization opportunities. Many investors have similar outlooks, but no two are exactly alike. Select Sector SPDR ETFs let investors select the sectors that best meet their investment goals. *Holdings, Weightings & Assets as of 2/22/24 subject to change **Ordinary brokerage fees apply DISCLOSURES The S&P 500 Index is an unmanaged index of 500 common stocks that is generally considered representative of the U.S. stock market. The index is heavily weighted toward stocks with large market capitalizations and represents approximately two-thirds of the total market value of all domestic common stocks. The S&P 500 Index figures do not reflect any fees, expenses or taxes. An investor should consider investment objectives, risks, fees and expenses before investing. One may not invest directly in an index. Transparent ETFs provide daily disclosure of portfolio holdings and weightings All ETFs are subject to risk, including loss of principal. Sector ETF products are also subject to sector risk and nondiversification risk, which generally will result in greater price fluctuations than the overall market. Diversification does not eliminate risk. An investor should consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. To obtain a prospectus, which contains this and other information, call 1-866-SECTOR-ETF (732-8673) or visit www.sectorspdrs.com. Read the prospectus carefully before investing. ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc., a registered broker-dealer, is distributor for the Select Sector SPDR Trust. Media Contact: Company: Select Sector SPDRs Contact: Dan Dolan* Address: 1290 Broadway, Suite 1000, Denver, CO 80203 Country: United States Email: dan.dolan@sectorspdrs.com Website: https://www.sectorspdrs.com/ *Dan Dolan is a Registered Representative of ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc. ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc., a registered broker-dealer, is the distributor for the Select Sector SPDR Trust. SEL007312 EXP 4/30/24 Contact Details Dan Dolan +1 203-935-8103 dan.dolan@sectorspdrs.com Company Website https://www.sectorspdrs.com/

March 01, 2024 05:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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How Groundfloor Is Leading The Fractional Future Of Real Estate Investing

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By Austin DeNoce, Benzinga The investment landscape is in the midst of a transformation, shifting away from traditional, capital-intensive methods toward more inclusive, accessible approaches like fractional investing. This change is most evident in the real estate sector, where the concept of fractional shares is dismantling long-standing barriers to entry, making it easier for a broader demographic to participate in wealth-building opportunities across this asset class. The Challenges Prompting Change Historically, the real estate landscape has been characterized by a finite group of gatekeepers and hefty capital requirements – which has often sidelined the average investor and made wealth-building seem like a distant dream. Meanwhile, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), though a popular means to invest in real estate, exhibit a number of limitations, including management-specific risks, market volatility and (for private REITs) issues like limited liquidity and high fees. However, it’s these drawbacks that have paved the way for alternatives that democratize access to real estate investment opportunities. The Advantages Of Going Fractional One potential antidote to many of the current pitfalls in the real estate market is fractional investing, which is revolutionizing a variety of asset classes but is particularly beneficial in markets characterized by high prices. Fractional shares allow investors to own a small portion of an asset, thereby lowering potentially steep capital requirements. As everyone well knows, purchasing an entire property can be incredibly expensive, and even investment vehicles like REITs that lower capital requirements suffer from liquidity constraints or limit their availability to accredited investors. However, fractional investing gives investors of all levels (accredited or otherwise) the opportunity for liquid exposure to a wide variety of real estate investments – regardless of the cost. The flexibility of fractional investing also simplifies diversification through exact-dollar investing while eliminating management costs commonly associated with real estate. For these reasons, fractional investing has emerged as a game-changer in the industry, making it possible for more people to partake in the stability and potential returns this asset class offers. Groundfloor: Pioneering A New Kind Of Real Estate Investing At the forefront of this ongoing transition in real estate investing is Groundfloor, a platform that has recognized the limitations of real estate investing and traditional REITs and actively sought to disrupt them. Groundfloor's innovative approach to fractional real estate investing is tailored for both non-accredited and accredited investors, providing access to short-term, high-yield returns backed by real estate assets. Through its platform, investors can invest in pre-vetted real estate loans with as little as $1 – enjoying returns with the potential to significantly outpace those of traditional REITs. Groundfloor's unique model offers a stark contrast to the opaque, fee-laden structure of private REITs, offering transparency, no fees and a direct link between investors and their investments. With solutions like the Groundfloor 3.0 auto-investing app, the platform empowers investors to automatically diversify their investments across multiple projects – blending the ease of technology with the security of real estate investment. A Fractional Future The trajectory of investing is unmistakably moving toward a more inclusive, diversified and accessible model, and fractional investing is part of the vanguard. Platforms like Groundfloor are key participants in this change, but they are also catalysts, breaking down the old barriers and forging a path to a future where investing is democratized for all. As we look forward, fractional real estate investing appears to have a bright future in finance, offering a compelling combination of simplicity and potential growth. With its innovative solutions and commitment to accessibility, Groundfloor stands ready to help lead the way, proving that the future of investing is indeed fractional. Embrace the fractional future and start investing in real estate with Groundfloor today! Featured photo by Blake Wheeler on Unsplash. Benzinga is a leading financial media and data provider, known for delivering accurate, timely, and actionable financial information to empower investors and traders. This post contains sponsored content. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Benzinga +1 877-440-9464 info@benzinga.com Company Website http://www.benzinga.com

February 27, 2024 08:45 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Why The 1% Are Adding Alternative Assets To Their Portfolios

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By Austin DeNoce, Benzinga Alternative assets are becoming the new buzzword in the investment world, especially among the affluent 1%. But what exactly are these assets? Simply put, they include investments outside the traditional arenas of stocks, bonds and cash. Think private equity, hedge funds, real estate, commodities and even the rapidly evolving world of cryptocurrencies. The appeal of these assets is their potential for higher, above-market returns and portfolio diversification as a crucial hedge against stock and bond market volatility with largely uncorrelated performance. The Shift In Investment Strategies So why are the wealthiest investors, those in the top 1%, shifting their focus to alternative assets? The reason is twofold. First, these investments have shown the potential to outperform traditional portfolios. UBS Group AG (NYSE: UBS), a global leader in wealth management, has responded to this trend by recommending higher allocations to private markets, including private equity, debt, real estate and hedge funds. In fact, UBS has called for a new benchmark, stepping away from a 60-40 stock-bond mix for a 40-30-30 stock-bond-alternatives portfolio. This advice aligns with historical data showing private markets outperforming the S&P 500 over the last three, five and ten-year periods. Secondly, the advent of more accessible private funds – such as evergreen or perpetual funds – has lowered the entry barriers. Minimum investment thresholds now range from under $100,000 up to the more typical $250,000. They also provide more flexibility to withdraw assets, making private markets more liquid and attainable for individuals with assets of $10 million or less. This democratization of alternative investments has caught the attention of many wealthy investors, who are increasingly looking to mirror the strategies of endowments and large single-family offices with substantial private investment allocations. DLP Capital’s Real Estate Funds In this search for alternative assets, DLP Capital provides unique opportunities with a focus on socially impactful real estate investing. The company's approach is grounded in using capital for real estate-backed investments aimed at generating returns for investors while also considering broader community prosperity. Its emphasis on passive investing in real estate funds aligns with the growing trend of investors seeking diversified portfolios that include alternative assets beyond the traditional 60-40 mix of stocks and bonds. DLP Capital offers a range of real estate funds, each with its unique strategy and target returns. For instance, the DLP Lending Fund focuses on providing capital to operators and builders involved in affordable workforce housing projects, targeting annual returns of 9-10%. The DLP Building Communities Fund, aimed at growth, invests in developing attainable single-family and multifamily rental communities p in the Sunbelt region, with a target of 11-13% annual returns. Additionally, the DLP Preferred Credit Fund focuses on mortgage loan origination and acquisitions of rental community assets, while the DLP Housing Fund focuses on equity investments into multifamily rental communities. Those two funds target returns in the range of 10-12%. Led by Founder & CEO Don Wenner, DLP Capital has completed more than 17,000 real estate transactions totaling over $4 billion since its inception in 2006. The company also has over $5.25 billion in assets under management and ownership of upwards of 18,000 housing units, giving DLP Capital a significant presence in the real estate sector. Ultimately, DLP Capital's strategies and achievements provide a clear example of the potential within real estate funds as an alternative asset class for investors aiming to diversify their portfolios. A New Era Of Investment Diversification The move of the 1% into alternative assets signals a potentially significant shift in benchmark investment strategies. For investors considering this path, funds like those offered by DLP Capital represent an accessible and socially responsible entry point into the world of alternative investments. As with any investment decision, aligning with individual financial goals and risk tolerance remains paramount. These assets can bring higher potential returns and diversification, but they also require a nuanced understanding of their unique risks and rewards. Nevertheless, for those ready to embrace this new investment frontier, DLP Capital has carved out a potentially compelling opportunity. Invest in DLP Capital’s real estate funds to add alternative assets to your portfolio. Featured photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash. Benzinga is a leading financial media and data provider, known for delivering accurate, timely, and actionable financial information to empower investors and traders. This post contains sponsored content. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Benzinga +1 877-440-9464 info@benzinga.com Company Website http://www.benzinga.com

February 27, 2024 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Builders Capital the #1 Private Construction Lender Nationwide Raises $2.3 Billion in New Capital

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Builders Capital set a new company record raising an additional $2.3 billion in new Capital in 2023, positioning them as the #1 private construction lender nationwide. “There is a massive need for private capital in light of the housing supply/demand imbalance and regional banking system challenges,” said Robert Trent, CEO of Builders Capital. “We plan to use the capital to expand our platform and continue to provide necessary and creative financing solutions to our homebuilding customers to support the growth and success of their business.” In addition to the amount of capital available, these traits set Builders Capital apart from other lenders demonstrating why they are the industry leader nationwide: Access to significant building material savings through their revolutionary MOR program. Speed and execution towards closing loans on time. Creative financing structures that allow their customers to operate their business more efficiently. Confidence of closing with thousands of loans funded and over $9B in volume. More spec homes and starts with underwriting based on the absorption of the project versus arbitrary restrictions from government-regulated banks. State-of-the-art technology allowing their borrowers 24-hour access to loan details and draws. Anytime draws so vendors can be paid as often as the borrower would like. An In-House Loan Servicing department that provides seamless support post-closing. Last year, Builders Capital expanded its lending and servicing team with the addition of an East Coast headquarters to help deliver robust lending solutions to more builders across the country and meet customer demand. Housing market inventory is scarce and existing for-sale inventory remains near historic lows. Total housing inventory fell to a record low of 910,100 units in December, down 18% from the prior month and 14.2% from a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). It was the lowest amount in more than 20 years since the data had been collected. New construction is a smart option for those looking to buy, making it a great time to be in the homebuilding industry. To learn more about Builders Capital and the construction loans they offer to builders and developers, visit builderscapital.com About Builders Capital Builders Capital is the nation's largest private construction lender, offering innovative financing solutions to a wide spectrum of developers and homebuilders. Loan products include options for Acquisition, Development, Construction, and Bridge financing, in the form of single-asset loans, portfolio loans, and revolving credit facilities. In addition to financing opportunities, Builders Capital borrowers can leverage national accounts for material purchase discounts, and access cutting-edge technology for project management, accounting, and BIM technology tools. Builders Capital is headquartered in Puyallup, Washington, with regional sales offices across the country. The management team at Builders Capital brings over 100 years of expertise in residential construction lending, home building, real estate development, and loan servicing. Learn more at: Builderscapital.com About BIMQuote BIMQuote and customhome.ai offer innovative products available to Builders Capital’s builder-borrowers, enabling them to operate more competitively, efficiently, and profitably in their business. BIMQuote offers a full project management and procurement suite, with integrated accounting and automated contracting tools such as lien waivers. Customhome.ai allows for the customization of a 3D digital model of a home and immediately generates a material takeoff as well as site-specific residential designs. Contact Details Joann Whetstine joann.whetstine@builderscapital.com Company Website https://builderscapital.com/

February 27, 2024 07:57 AM Eastern Standard Time

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HomeSphere Revolutionizes Home Product Management With AI-driven My HomeSphere App

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HomeSphere, the foremost platform connecting building product manufacturers to mid-market homebuilders, today launched My HomeSphereTM, an industry-changing mobile app and product suite designed to bring transparency and efficiency to home product management. Unlike any other product available today, the app benefits players along the homebuilding and buying supply chain, with distinct value to builders, manufacturers and homeowners. Visit HomeSphere at the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Booth W4051 in the West Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. My HomeSphere: Transforming Home Product Information The My HomeSphere product suite empowers builders to use their smartphones to capture essential information about products in new homes while on-site, during installation. The data, encompassing appliances, HVAC systems, windows, doors, smart technology and more, syncs seamlessly with HomeSphere’s platform. HomeSphere’s proprietary AI automatically logs model and serial numbers, registers and tracks warranties in a single platform, and creates a comprehensive digital record of the home — with little effort from the builder or homeowner. “HomeSphere is the only company positioned to change data collection for the industry,” said HomeSphere CEO Greg Schwarzer. “We store the largest volume of U.S. home product information through our strong relationships with thousands of homebuilders and building product manufacturers, and we know what’s broken in the supply chain. My HomeSphere is the technology to fix it.” Changing the Landscape of Home Product Management My HomeSphere has the potential to redefine how building products are sourced, tracked and maintained, ushering in a new digital era for the home construction industry. Key Features of My HomeSphere: Creates a first-of-its-kind digital record of a home's products Enhances transparency within home product management Breaks down longstanding supply-chain silos in residential construction Addressing Industry Challenges Before My HomeSphere, builders installed products in homes without knowing how they performed, product manufacturers lacked clarity on product usage, and homeowners were left to fend for themselves, wading through a drawer full of manuals and registration cards. With My HomeSphere: Builders get a precise inventory of products installed in completed homes, simplifying after-sales issue resolution and increasing customer satisfaction. Homeowners gain “at their fingertips” information about the products in their homes so they can capitalize on valuable extended warranty opportunities, typically unclaimed. Building product manufacturers have — for the first time — clarity into where products are being used and by whom, facilitating customer relationships, mitigating risks and managing issues such as product defects or recalls. The Future of Home Product Management In the short term, My HomeSphere streamlines a fragmented supply chain burdened with outdated tracking methods. In the long term, HomeSphere anticipates further technological advancements to create an expansive network connecting the country’s 140 million homeowners with the manufacturers, contractors and installers that keep their homes running. “Each year in the U.S., millions of new homes are built, with an average of 15 branded products per home,” said HomeSphere Executive Chairman Glenn Renner. “No single company has ever captured this product data, yet it represents unprecedented value to homeowners, builders and product manufacturers. Our mission is to change that with a digital record of the U.S. housing stock accessible to millions of homeowners and the entire universe of builders, contractors and manufacturers. The My HomeSphere technology, paired with our experience, uniquely positioned us to execute this industry-changing vision.” About HomeSphere HomeSphere is a leading data platform connecting the residential construction industry. With 25 years of experience, HomeSphere aggregates data on products installed in over 250,000 homes annually, fostering transparency and efficiency throughout the process, from the product manufacturer to its end user, the homeowner. My HomeSphere represents a leap forward in home product management, revolutionizing how information is sourced, tracked and maintained. Contact Details Tracy Henderson +1 720-989-3530 tracy@centerreachcommunication.com Company Website https://www.homesphere.com/

February 26, 2024 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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