Grandbridge Closes $10.7 Million Atlanta Area Multifamily Refinance

Published On: 08.13.10

Northchase ApartmentsATLANTA — Vice President Alan Tapie, in the Atlanta office of Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, recently originated and closed a first mortgage multifamily loan totaling $10,700,000 million.  Secured by 519 market rate apartment units, the acquisition transaction was funded through Mutual of Omaha. Total cost of the project, including rehab, is approximately $15.2 million.

“Grandbridge successfully delivered the terms we outlined at the start of the process and had a commitment delivered in less than 30 days, with closing occurring shortly thereafter. Structure of the acquisition/rehab loan in this short time frame enabled the borrower to complete his contract,” explained Mr. Tapie.

The multifamily community includes one-, two- and three-bedroom units averaging 1,300 square feet. Amenities include two swimming pools, a community center, clubhouse and playground. Three-quarters of the units are townhomes and more than one third have three bedrooms.

Charlotte, N.C.-based Grandbridge has a broad investor base that includes insurance companies, pension fund advisors, commercial banks and capital markets investors, as well as a proprietary lending platform.  The company is a Fannie Mae Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS®) lender and a Freddie Mac Program Plus® Seller/Servicer and Targeted Affordable Housing lender. Grandbridge is also a Multifamily Accelerated Processor (MAP) and LEAN healthcare approved active participant in products insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).

The company arranges permanent commercial and multifamily real estate loans; services loan portfolios; and provides asset and portfolio management, as well as real estate brokerage services. Grandbridge has a current servicing portfolio of $24.5 billion and represents approximately 100 capital providers.

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