$8,400,000 Bridge Loan for Big Box Retail Center in Tertiary Market

Rate: L+425
Term: 3 Years + Two, 1-Year Extensions
Amortization: Interest Only
LTC: 75% LTC
Prepayment: 18 Months Yield Maintenance
Lender Origination Fee: 1.0%
Guaranty: Non-Recourse

Transaction Description:

George Smith Partners secured $8,400,000 of bridge financing for the lease-up of a two-tenant retail center located in Greeley, CO. The Sponsor recently leased a 50,000 square foot space to a national fitness center. The new 10-year lease, which has a corporate guaranty, required a large tenant improvement package. Loan proceeds will be used to refinance the existing loan and fund leasing costs without requiring the Sponsor to bring in any additional equity. The other tenant at the center, a national specialty retailer, agreed to extend their lease term to 10 years concurrently, eliminating any rollover risk. GSP found a capital source that understood that the tenants are uniquely positioned to serve the market, allowing the Lender to get comfortable with the completed value of the center. The non-recourse financing was sized to 75% LTC and priced at One Month LIBOR + 4.25%.

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