July 17, 2019
George Smith Partners is working with a national lender offering preferred equity programs for office, urban retail and multifamily properties ranging from $5,000,000 to $50,000,000 in primary and secondary markets. With the ability to advance 90% of purchase price for new acquisitions, refinancings, recapitalizations, restructurings, DPOs, workouts and partner buy-outs pricing starts at 8% for terms up to seven years. The lender offers a flexible prepayment structure and future funding.
July 10, 2019
George Smith Partners is placing high leverage non-recourse bridge debt up to 80% + of cost through a national portfolio lender. Funding value add transactions from $4,000,000 to $50,000,000 the Capital Provider offers flexible loan structures with terms up to 5 years. Floating rate pricing starts from LIBOR + 290. Lender has a particularly strong appetite for Multifamily product in secondary markets nationwide. Other property types they will finance are: Office, Retail, Industrial and Hospitality.
July 2, 2019
George Smith Partners is working with a national capital provider funding non-recourse bridge and mezzanine debt to 85% of value. The Lender offers flexible loan structures with interest only terms up to 6 years (inclusive of extension options) for transactions from $10,000,000 to $75,000,000. Floating rate pricing starts at LIBOR + 275. The Lender has a strong appetite for Multifamily, Office, Industrial, Retail and Hospitality properties located in primary, secondary and tertiary markets.
June 26, 2019
George Smith Partners is working with a national capital provider that will provide non-recourse floating and fixed rate bridge financing up to 80% of cost for commercial real estate value add opportunities, with future funding for leasing, capital work, interest/carry and earnouts. With terms up to 5 years, the loan sizes range from $3,500,000 to $35,000,000 (and larger for portfolios) and floating pricing from +/-300 bsp over LIBOR and fixed pricing from 4.75%. Program highlights include no interest on unfunded future dollars, no minimum initial cash flow requirement at closing and flexible prepayment.
June 19, 2019
George Smith Partners is working with a non-recourse capital provider that is funding fixed & floating bridge loans. rate commercial, mezzanine, preferred and direct equity. With a focus on the top 150 MSA’s, the lender will fund up to 75% of value with initial terms up to 3 years. Program highlights include open prepayment and no minimum interest.
June 12, 2019
George Smith Partners is currently placing non-recourse permanent financing from $1,000,000 to $25,000,000+ for industrial, office, retail or mixed-use stabilized properties located in top MSAs. Lender has the ability to advance up to 50 – 55% of purchase price. The pricing is based on Treasury rates + 200 points and terms are 3, 5, 7 and 10 years with step down prepayment that is waived after 2nd year if refinanced again with Lender. There is no cost to the borrower for appraisal, legal, title, escrow or recording. An additional $500 credit at escrow if Borrower provides all due diligence within 7 days from signing LOI.
June 5, 2019
GSP identified a LP-Equity provider for retail, office, industrial and self-storage. Looking for opportunistic opportunities (mostly 80/20) in primary and secondary markets nationwide. Target equity investments between $1 – $5 million per deal with an investment period of two to five years.
May 29, 2019
George Smith Partners identified a direct hotel financier funding permanent hotel bridge, mezzanine loans and preferred equity investments secured by hotel assets for acquisitions, recapitalizations, cash-out re-financings, PIP/Renovations, Conversions and Construction Takeout and Partner Buyouts. Their focus is for Premium/Select Service branded Hotels with 250 keys or less. Permanent financing up to $50 million; fixed for 20-30 years at 4.5%-6.5% with terms up to 10 years and leverage up to 80% of cost. Bridge debt to $50 million; fixed or floating at 6.0%-9.0% with terms to 5 years and 85% of stabilized value. Mezzanine tranches to $10 million; rates from 12%, Interest only or matched to senior loan. Leverage is limited to 85% of value. JV Equity available for Opportunity Zone projects and Preferred Equity to $10 million; rates between 13%-20% to 95% of cost. There is no participation for the Pref Equity once their returns are realized.
May 15, 2019
George Smith Partners is placing non-recourse bridge debt through a national portfolio lender funding transactions from $5,000,000 to $75,000,000. The Capital Provider offers flexible loan structures with interest only terms between 1 to 5 years and extension options. Floating rate pricing starts from LIBOR + 300. Lender has a strong appetite for manufactured housing, self-storage and hospitality along with four main asset types located in secondary and tertiary markets in addition to primary markets. Opportunities should be cash flowing day one (above 1.0x DSCR) and value-add in nature. Loans can be structured with no lockout and minimum interest of +18 months. Initial loan to cost can go up to 85%, as long as stabilized value and cash flow support 70% takeout level. Future fundings can be structured for capex and TILC costs.
Lender also offers CMBS style loans on all asset types, primarily focused on Manufactured Housing, Self-Storage and Hospitality, loan sizes ranging from $2,000,000 to $25,000,000 with 5-10 year terms and 25-30 year amortization schedules. Typically capping max LTV at 70% for refinances, Lender has ability to structure mezzanine components (as small as $1,000,000) to get up to 80%-85% LTV. Senior Loans currently price in the 4.75% (10-yr loan) area with the Mezzanine components pricing in the 10% – 12% range depending on asset type and LTV of last dollar.
May 6, 2019
George Smith Partners is placing non-recourse financing for permanent transactions up to $40,000,000 for properties in primary California coastal markets. Lender will finance office, industrial, grocery anchored retail, multifamily and self-storage. Lender will fund up to 55% of purchase price with terms up to ten years.
May 1, 2019
George Smith Partners is currently placing non-recourse small balance financing for commercial and multifamily properties with loan balances up to $10,000,000 in California. Lender has the ability to advance up to 70% of purchase price. The pricing is 4.30% and terms are 5 or 7 years with up to 3 years of interest only payments. The Lender can rate lock at application for 60 days.
April 24, 2019
George Smith Partners is working with a national lender offering preferred equity programs for all property types ranging from $15,000,000 to $50,000,000 in primary and secondary markets. With the ability to advance 90% of purchase price for Mezzanine and Preferred Equity, pricing starts at LIBOR + 600 with floating rates up to five years. The lender offers a flexible prepayment structure and future funding.
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