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Red Oak provided $1,733,750 in financing to purchase and rehabilitate a three-story 40,000-square-foot office building located in Homewood, AL in the Birmingham market. The property at 85 Bagby Dr.is a multi-tenant general use office, located just off Hwy I-65 in the market’s CBD. The buyer is an experienced property developer and manager. The building was 80% occupied and will undergo regular updating and renovations to bring it up to a Class A/B building. The borrower expects occupancy to hit 100% withing six months. The site is located directly across the street from a new $21-million public safety building, which will house all public safety departments. Conventional financing was not available for the property as a result of maintenance and upgrades needed, as well as the high vacancy. Red Oak understood that the asset performance however was strong, with a net operating income of $243,541 and an expected DSCR of 1.25. The borrower’s exit strategy is to obtain conventional financing after the rehabilitation and stabilization is completed, in approximately 6 to 8 months.

Bridge Loan $1,733,750

The property is a retail shopping center located southeast of Cleveland, Ohio, in the suburb of North Randall. It is located on a major Class-A road in a highly commercial district. The retail shopping center consists of 7 spaces and is currently at 90.3% occupancy. Tenants include a daycare facility and a tanning salon. The shopping center consists of approximately 29,000 SQFT, with Family Dollar to occupy 8500 SQFT. The property was appraised in March 2019 for $2,550,000 and the NOI for the project is approximately $293,500 per year.

The Borrower purchased the property in 2013 for $770,000 in a foreclosure auction and invested over $500,000 in repairs, upgrades, and secured a new credit-rated tenant – Family Dollar to be the anchor for the retail center for a new 10-year lease. Approximately $200,000 of repairs remain, thus the refinance would contribute towards paying off the contractors.

67.6% LTV $1,728,000
Fixed Rate Bridge Loan $2,812,500