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  • Balance Sheet Capital Provider with No Legacy Assets

    Hot Money

    January 25, 2023

    George Smith Partners identified a balance sheet capital provider with no legacy assets focused on market dislocation opportunities. Providing non-recourse financing, transaction size ranges from $25,000,000 – $150,000,000 for reposition and construction requests. Favored assets include multifamily, hospitality, and industrial, but will look at all assets. leveraged to 70% of cost, rates priced from SOFR + 5.00%.

  • Quick Close, Special-Use Asset Bridge Financing

    Hot Money

    January 3, 2023

    George Smith Partners is working with a capital provider financing first-lien bridge loans from $2,000,000 – $50,000,000. The program is non-recourse and covers all asset types including hospitality(Motel 6) and industrial. The lender is also active with special use assets such as marinas. With leverage up to 75%, rates start at SOFR + 5.50%. This lender can close in as quickly as 21 days and is active across 42 states.

  • Fixed Rate Financing starting at T + 2.00%

    Hot Money

    December 7, 2022

    George Smith Partners is working with a capital provider offering fixed rate financing up to $75,000,000 with rates starting at T + 2.00%. Funding up to 70% LTV, they lend on all major asset types, both stabilized and near-stabilization. This program is full term interest only and the lender underwrites to the IO rate. 5 – 30 year terms are available with flexible prepayment options across all primary, secondary, and some tertiary markets. This capital provider also has bridge financing starting at SOFR + 2.75 and construction proceeds up to $750,000,000 starting at SOFR + 3.75.

  • Construction Financing Starting at 5.75%

    Hot Money

    November 30, 2022

    George Smith Partners is working with a capital provider financing ground up construction with rates starting at 5.75%. With the ability to go up to $10,000,000 in proceeds, this Lender has non-recourse and interest only options with 2-, 3-, and 5-year terms. Lending in the Western states, with a focus on California, they have a strong appetite for multifamily, industrial and low-rise office.

  • Quick Close Land Financing Starting at 6.21%

    Hot Money

    November 9, 2022

    George Smith Partners recently went into app with a capital provider financing land acquisition with pricing just over 6%. The balance sheet lender can provide financing on all major asset types, provided that the property is within its geographic footprint of NV, UT, OR, and ID. Financing up to $15,000,000 with no prepayment penalties, loans can close in less than 30 days. Interest only options are available.

  • Low Rate Perm Multifamily Financing With Flexible Prepay

    Hot Money

    November 3, 2022

    George Smith Partners is working with a capital provider with a clean balance sheet providing permanent fixed-rate debt financing up to $10,000,000. With multifamily rates starting at 5.60%, this portfolio lender offers loan terms from 3 to 10 years with step-down prepayment options. For 3 year loans, the lender’s prepayment penalty is open after 2 years. Financing only in California, this capital provider can go up to 75% of value on multifamily, self storage, warehouse, industrial, office, and retail (anchored and unanchored).

  • Forward Purchase with 95% LTC Financing

    Hot Money

    October 19, 2022

    George Smith Partners is working closely with a capital provider who is actively seeking to grow their build-for-rent portfolio. The capital provider creates an agreement with the developer by entering into a fixed-price purchase contract at any point of the development and funding up to 95% of the total project cost. The interest is 100% accrued until they start purchasing finished homes at certificate of occupancy. They can also purchase all units at final certificate of occupancy. This capital provider has a footprint across the nation.

  • Fixed Rate Senior Bridge Financing Starting at UST + 3.00%

    Hot Money

    October 5, 2022

    GSP has identified a nationwide capital provider of fixed-rate senior bridge loans with a 2-year term. The program is intended for properties that are leasing up but need some additional runway before a perm loan can be put in place. Pricing starts at 2 Year UST + 3.00%, and the rate can be locked at application. Minimum interest is 12-15 months, after which the loan can be paid off without penalty. Since the loan is fixed, the borrower does not have to buy an expensive cap, which saves over 1% upfront in the current volatile interest rate environment.

  • Construction Financing Starting at SOFR + 300

    Hot Money

    September 28, 2022

    George Smith Partners has identified a capital provider that specializes in financing the construction of build-for-sale (BFS) and build-for-rent (BFR), single-family residential properties. The lender can fund non-recourse construction debt up to 75% LTC. With floating rates starting at SOFR + 300, they can fund loans from $5,000,000 to over $100,000,000. This capital provider lends nationwide and has recently been very active in western markets.

  • Participating Construction & Value Add Programs up to 90% LTC

    Hot Money

    September 21, 2022

    George Smith Partners is working with multiple capital providers offering high leverage participating loans for ground up construction and value add deals up to 90% LTC. Rates are 4.25%-6.5% fixed during the life of the loan with an IRR lookback to the lender and then lender receives between 15% and 50% of the profits from operations and the exit. Recourse with burn off and non-recourse options available. Most major cash flow-generating property types are considered.

  • 5 Year CMBS Financing Starting at SOFR Swap + 275

    Hot Money

    September 14, 2022

    George Smith Partners has identified a CMBS lender sourcing loans for an $800M pool made up of only 5-year term loans. Pricing for the 5 Year financing begins at Swap +275 for 50-60% LTV.  This is 50 – 75 basis points lower than typical 5-year pricing. This capital provider can also structure the 5th year to be open to prepay for a low spread premium. This program is ideal for borrowers looking for a non-recourse fixed rate option with the ability to refinance or sell in 4-5 years with no prepayment penalty.

  • Quick Close, Non-Recourse Land Financing

    Hot Money

    August 31, 2022

    George Smith Partners has identified a capital provider financing high-leverage, non-recourse land loans. Floating rate pricing starts at SOFR+8% with the ability to close in less than 30 days. This lender is competitive in special situations and opportunistic projects and will upsize current land loans if the borrower has increased the value of the parcel during their ownership. This portfolio lender recently funded 100% of actual costs due to substantial value created during the pre-development cycle. Basing proceeds off the property’s present value, loan sizes range from $20,000,000 – $250,000,000 for transactions nationwide.