Arboretum Village

Arboretum Village

  • $26,200,000
  • 308 units
  • Refinance
  • Fannie Mae DUS ®
  • Originated by Ben Fazendin

Grandbridge Minneapolis Finances $26.2 Million Multifamily Property in Chicago Suburb

Grandbridge Real Estate Capital recently closed a $26,200,000 first mortgage loan secured by a 308-unit multifamily property in Lisle, Illinois.

Minneapolis-based Ben Fazendin originated the permanent, fixed-rate transaction.

Funding for the refinance was arranged through Fannie Mae’s DUS ® loan program. Grandbridge successfully worked with the borrower and Fannie Mae to structure the 10-year, nonrecourse loan with several years of interest-only payments. This collaborative relationship enabled the borrowers to accomplish all of their refinancing goals, including returning a portion of equity to the principals.

About Grandbridge Real Estate Capital LLC

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, a subsidiary of Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T), arranges permanent commercial and multifamily real estate loans; services loan portfolios; and provides asset and portfolio management through its broad investor base that includes insurance companies, CMBS investors, pension fund advisors, commercial banks and capital markets investors, as well as its proprietary lending platform, BB&T Real Estate Funding. The company is a Freddie Mac Optigo℠ lender, a Fannie Mae DUS® lender and an approved FHA MAP and LEAN healthcare lender.

With a current servicing portfolio of $29.5 billion, Grandbridge, an S&P "Strong" rated servicer, services loan portfolios and provides asset and portfolio management nationwide for all capital providers including Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Ginnie Mae, insurance companies, banks and more than 250 securitizations.


About BB&T

BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with $227.7 billion in assets and market capitalization of approximately $35.6 billion, as of March 31, 2018. Building on a long tradition of excellence in community banking, BB&T offers a wide range of financial services including retail and commercial banking, investments, insurance, wealth management, asset management, mortgage, corporate banking, capital markets and specialized lending. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates more than 1,800 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C., and is consistently recognized for outstanding client service by Greenwich Associates for small business and middle market banking. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at

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Grandbridge Real Estate Capital is a subsidiary of Branch Banking and Trust Company(opens in a new tab), Member FDIC. Both are Equal Housing Lenders. Equal Housing Lender