$17,910,000 Non-Recourse Multifamily Acquisition and Renovation Financing

Rate: LIBOR + 4.20%
Term: 36 months
Amortization: Interest Only
LTC: 69%
Guarantee: Non-Recourse
Prepayment Penalty: 18-Month Minimum Interest, Open Thereafter

George Smith Partners arranged $17,910,000 of non-recourse, acquisition bridge financing for the purchase and renovation of a 206-unit multifamily property located in the Southwest. The property, which was built in 1979, is comprised of 17 garden-style buildings with studio, 1 and 2-bedroom units. Although 97% occupied, the property suffered from lower than market rents due to both exterior and interior deferred maintenance. The Sponsor intends to capture higher rents by investing $1,800,000 to upgrade individual apartments and the property’s communal facilities. The lender was able to get comfortable with the capital expenditure budget and the projected rents due to the Sponsor’s proven track record in the submarket. Sized to 69% of total cost, the non-recourse bridge loan floats at 4.20% over 1-Month LIBOR for 3 years.

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