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$23,000,000 Construction Financing for 117-Unit Multifamily Construction; Lansing, MI

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Transaction Description:

George Smith Partners successfully advised on $23,000,000 in senior debt construction financing for a 117-unit multifamily transaction in Lansing, MI. This is the second financing arranged by GSP for the Sponsor and follows on the successful $44,500,000 financing GSP advised on. GSP successfully navigated the markets to identify and close with a lender that was comfortable with PACE financing layered in the capital stack. This multifamily project will offer studios, one and two-bedroom units with modern furnishings.

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