$42,120,000 Stretch Construction Financing for a 188-Unit Build-for-Rent Site in Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina

Transaction Details: 

George Smith Partners has successfully arranged a non-recourse stretch senior construction loan of $42,120,000 for the ground-up construction of a 188-unit build-for-rent community in Raleigh/Durham, NC. George Smith Partners, through their expertise in build-for-rent communities and strong relationships with a multitude of lenders was able to negotiate favorable terms for the sponsor including a sizable land lift.  The sponsor self-performed most of the site improvements and partnered with a home builder to erect the townhomes on the finished lots in tranches of 15-20 per month. The loan was priced at a floating rate of SOFR plus 475bps with one 6-month extension option. When built, the project will provide the future occupants from the rapidly growing market of Durham a mix of three and four-bedroom townhomes with two-car garages, an amenity center, access to top school districts, and proximity to high income tech jobs. 

  • Loan Amount: $42,120,000
  • Loan-to-Cost: 75% LTC
  • Spread: 4.75%
  • Index: 1-Month SOFR
  • Guaranty: Non-Recourse

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