Commercial Construction Loans

Present your loan request to local, regional and national construction lenders to find the best financing available for just about any size and shape of project.

Typical Commercial Construction Financing Terms

Note: These are not terms of any specific lender. They represent terms that we frequently see in the marketplace and are not to be relied on as a commitment to provide any specific terms for any specific deal.
Maximum loan to cost: 80% to 90%
Maximum loan to value: 70% to 80% of completed value
Term: Generally 1 to 2 years with extensions as necessary
Amortization: Interest only
Typical Rates: Prime plus 0.5% to 2.0% or LIBOR plus 3.0% to 4.0%
Prepayment terms: No prepayment penalty - but these loans often have a 1% exit fee if permanent loan is not done with same lender
Projects: All commercial property types can be financed. Developer and contractor must have experience at this type and scale of development.
Recourse: Typically recourse. a few lenders offer non-recourse construction financing for larger loans.
Closing costs: Borrowers are responsible for all due diligence and closings costs (e.g. Appraisal, Phase 1 Environmental, site inspection, title, etc)
  • Loans under $3M - costs range from $6,000 to $12,000
  • For loans over $3M - costs can be $20,000 or more
Most construction lenders also charge a 1% loan fee.

Information You Will Need For Your Application: