Grandbridge Funds $3.5 Million Miami Multifamily Property

Published On: 12.02.10

Grandbridge Real Estate Capital Fort Lauderdale-based Senior Vice President Lance Lehman originated a $3,500,000 first mortgage loan secured by Dadeland Vista Apartments, a 48-unit multifamily property in Miami, Florida.  Funding for the fixed rate refinance loan was provided by Fannie Mae under its DUS loan program with an interest rate in the mid-four percent range, a 10-year term, amortized over 30 years.  The gated community features a swimming pool, fitness center, air conditioned common areas and elevators.

About Grandbridge Charlotte, N.C.-based Grandbridge, a subsidiary of BB&T Corporation, 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. Grandbridge arranges permanent commercial and multifamily real estate loans; services loan portfolios; and provides asset and portfolio management, as well as real estate brokerage services nationwide.

The company is a Fannie Mae DUS lender, a Freddie Mac Program Plus® Seller/Servicer and Targeted Affordable Housing lender and a MAP multifamily and LEAN healthcare approved participant in products insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).  Grandbridge has a servicing portfolio of about $24.5 billion representing nearly 100 capital providers. 

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