Equity Pledge Debt Fund 829

Type: Debt

Target: $5,000,000

Annual Return: 8.00 - 8.25%

Min-invest Amount: $10,000

Duration: 12 – 24 Months

  • Total:
Project Complete
Fund Type Private Equity Fund
Offering Amount $5,000,000
Estimated Return 8.00 – 8.25% Annualized Return*1
Investment Type Equity Pledge Loan
Unit Price $10,000 per Subscription Unit
Offering Date December 2022
Investment Timeline 12 + 6 + 6 Months
Dividend Schedule Prepaid per 6 Months*2

*1 8.00% Annualized Return for Investment of 1-19 Units; 8.25% Annualized Return for Investment above 20 Units.

*2 Investors will receive a minimum of 12 months of dividends. After 12 months, dividends will be calculated in terms of days till principal is repaid.

*3 Investors will receive prepaid dividend every 6 months

  • Property is located in Long Island City, one of the fastest growing areas in New York. In the past decade, home price in Long Island City shown its growth. With convenient public transportation, Long Island City has became an ideal living area for young professionals.
  • Developer purchased the lot for $13,000,000 in January 2020 and completed the demolition of existing warehouse in 2022. The excavation is currently in progress, and the construction is expected to be completed in second quarter of 2024 as a 7-floor mixed-use building with 64 condominiums and 1 commercial unit.
Property Address 37-24 33rd Street, Queens, NY, 11101
Site Area Long Island City, Queens, New York
Lot Area 15,889 Sqft
Building Area 68,154 Sqft
Total Units 64 Units, 1 Commercial Unit, 46 Parking
Construction Duration 19 Months
Expected Dividend Calendar
Round of DividendDividend Date *1Counting DateEnding DateDividend PeriodNotes
FirstNo Later than
12/20/202212/19/202312 MonthsPrepaid Dividend *2
SecondNo Later than
12/20/20236/19/20246 MonthsExtension Option Owned by Developer *3<
ThirdNo Later than
6/20/202412/20/20246 MonthsExtension Option Owned by Developer

*1 In case of holidays and non-working days, the dividend date will be automatically postponed to the next working day.
*2 After 12 months, dividends will be calculated in terms of days till principal is repaid.
*3 After the first dividend period, Developer owns two extension options, and investors will receive dividends accordingly.

  • According to the appraisal report provided by BBG in May 2022, property is valued at $13,400,000; once completed, property could be worth $68,700,000.
  • The loan provided by CrowdFunz Fund 829 is secured by the equity of the entity owning the project. Developer had contributed $8,500,000 and plans to contribute another $4,100,000. Total equity contribution would be worth 2.5 times the loan amount. In addition, Developer would provide unlimited personal guarantee.
  • Long island City is an emerging area in New York, and it’s on the other side of East River, directly facing the United Nation headquarter. The surrounding public transportation is well-developed, and there are 7 subway lines and multiple bus lines covered, making residents reach go to Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan conveniently.
  • Currently, the population density in Long Island City has almost reached the same level of traditional prime areas in Manhattan. The population is young and has steady and growing income, which makes the local commercial and residential developments to be prosperous.
  • Developer plans to use the loan provided by CrowdFunz Fund 829 on demolition, foundation, main structure, and other soft costs.
  • Once the development is finished, Developer would apply for construction loan from a commercial bank or use other sources of funding to repay the loan provided by CrowdFunz Fund 829.
  • Developer has over 3-decade experience in real estate development and had established its reputation in the local market. Prior successful projects are mainly in Queens, New York, and the project developed in recent years are medium size mixed-use buildings.
  • Developer had collaborated with CrowdFund for multiple times, including CrowdFund Fund 810 (Fund Ended) and Fund 813 (Fund Ended). The developer has shown its development strength and good reputation to CrowdFunz investors.

Investment Structure of CrowdFunz 829 Fund


Capital StackRatio
Mortgage from Commercial Bank $32,000,000 64.47%
CrowdFunz Fund 829 Equity Pledge Loan $5,000,000 10.07%
Developer Equity Contribution $12,632,500 25.45%
Total $49,632,500 100.00%
  • Developer had contributed $8,500,000 and plans to contribute another $4,100,000 into the project entity. The total equity is accounted for 25.45% in the capital stack.
  • CrowdFunz Fund 829 will lend $5,000,000 Bridge Loan, which is accounted for 10.07% in the capital stack.
  • Developer had pledged 100% equity of the entity owning the project and would provide Unlimited Personal Guarantee.

Demographics in the Zip code

Zip Code 11101
Regional Population31,366
Median Age35
High School Education or above69.8%
Family Median Income$66,579
White Collar/Blue Collar90.5%/9.5%
Child-Bearing Family23.6%
Average Family Size2.21
Average Housing Price$975,000

Due to its premium geographic location, Long Island City has become one of the hottest areas absorbing new real estate developments in New York. Meanwhile, more companies and residents have chosen Long Island City as the destination for business and living.

Younger population dominants in the area, and most residents are middle class professionals with jobs and stable incomes. The ethnic backgrounds are also well-diversified.

The average age is 35; 23% of the families have children. Self-residence is the main demand for tenants. Due to the low housing inventory available for sale and high needs from buyers, the property prices are constantly going up.

* Data Source: United States Zip Codes. Org. & Esri Zip Code Lookup, American Community Survey, November 2022

Current Market Overview

As of September 2022, the average condominium sale price in Long Island City is $595,000, 4% lower than a month prior. Compared to the median home price of $570,000 in Queens, Long Island City has a higher home price.

In the third quarter of 2022, the median sale price in Long Island City was $510,000, 19% lower than the prior quarter; 24 sales were recorded in the third quarter, which is 55% lower than the same period in 2021. The median unit price was $1,025/ft², 15% lower than a year before. The median home sale price in Queens was $565,000 in the third quarter of 2022.

Market Trends in Long Island City

Home Price Trend in the Last 5 Years

* Source: Property Shark.

Comparable Land Sold Analysis

* The average unit price of comparable lands is $243 / ft².

Comparable Studio for Rent Analysis

* The average unit rent of comparable studio for rent is $5.46 / ft².

Comparable 1B1B for Rent Analysis

* The average unit rent of comparable 1B1B for rent is $5.17 / ft².

Comparable 2B2B for Rent Analysis

* The average unit rent of comparable 1B1B for rent is $5.63 / ft².

Comparable Condominium Sold Analysis

* The average unit sale price of comparable condominium sold is $1,258 / ft².

Valuation – Cost Approach

  • CrowdFunz believes that cost approach is the primary valuation method to find current property value, as Developer has strong experience and execution with proven completed projects located in Long Island City.
  • According to Appraisal Report provided by BBG, as of May 2022, the project lot is worth $13,400,000; after adding construction costs, the underlying property could be worth between $49,600,000 to $51,200,000, as details listed below.
  • * Source: Appraisal Report from BBG, data compiled and calculated by CrowdFunz.

    Valuation – Income Approach

  • In addition to cost approach, CrowdFunz uses income approach as the secondary valuation method.
  • According to Appraisal Report provided by BBG, income approach is subdivided into rental income based and sales income based analyses, as details listed below.
  • Rental Income Based

    * Source: Appraisal Report from BBG, data compiled and calculated by CrowdFunz.


    Project is in prime area of Long Island City. The surrounding public transportation is well-developed with 5 subway lines and multiple bus lines. The residents can conveniently reach various destinations in Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan. Driving from the project site takes 15 minutes to LaGuardia Airport and 25 minutes to JFK International Airport.


    • Subway:E/M/R/N/W
    • To Midtown Manhattan: 15-minute subway
    • To JFK Airport:25-minute driving
    • To LGA Airport:10-minute driving

    Nearby Schools

    The basic education system in the area covers many elementary schools, junior high schools, and high schools. There are also many technical schools to meet young professionals’ self-development goals.

    Living Facilities

    In addition to well-developed public transportation, the local business environment is vigorous. Companies and government agencies has been moved to the area, and brand new restaurants and supermarkets have been settled.


    The surrounding recreation facilities are improving to fit residents’ need. Museums, gyms, and entertainment venues nearby are within walking distance.

    Developer Company: 33rd Street Ventures, LLC.

    Prior Cooperation: CrowdFunz Fund 606 / Fund 806 / Fund 810 / Fund 813 / Fund 817

    The development is led by a seasoned Chinese American development group and an emerging New York local developer. The whole team has commercial real estate development experience for over 5 decades.

    The development team has completed numerous projects including retail complex, mega residential, and mixed-use buildings in various emerging areas in Queens and New York.

    Besides local markets, the team has developed over 5 million square feet of projects in the United State and China.

    The team is actively engaged in not only development but acquisition, property management and sales in the past 20 years, generating constant profits for their partners and investors.

    • Developer will use the loan provided by CrowdFunz Fund 829 to secure short-to-mid term liquidity, covering the costs of demolition, excavation, foundation, supersaturate, and other soft costs.
    • After the loan disbursed to the project, Crowdfund will continue to monitor the project construction processes and to follow up the updates of the project financial status, ensuring the loan repayments on time.
    • Developer has established reputation and proven expertise, and the equity contribution in the underlying project is more than 2.5 times the loan offered by Fund 829.
    • CrowdFunz believes that the loan provided by CrowdFunz Fund 828 has investment risk below industry average and is a great investment opportunity for suitable investors.

    CrowdFunz 829 Project Rating

     PPM (Only available to accredited investors)

     Subscription Agreement (Only available to accredited investors)
     Operating Agreement (Only available to accredited investors)

     Appraisal (Only available to accredited investors)