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Questions You Need to Ask Your Commercial Mortgage Lender

There are many questions to ask your commercial mortgage lender as you seek financing for a real estate investment. The questions you ask your lender can have a huge impact on your overall experience and may affect your choices when moving forward with your investment. Read on for our list of questions you need to […]

How Savvy CRE Investors Navigate Difficult Markets and Secure Financing

By Daniel Siegel, president of Stonehill CRE The market size in revenue of the commercial real estate industry is roughly $1.2 trillion. And as the largest asset class after stocks and bonds, the number of transactions in commercial real estate that occur annually is substantial. The overwhelming majority of those transactions will go smoothly or […]

Stonehill Deploys $1.2 Billion in Real Estate Investments

ATLANTA (Jan. 26, 2023) – Stonehill, a commercial real estate direct lender, completed $1.2 billion in investments for 2022 through loan originations and commercial property assessed clean energy financing (“CPACE”), primarily in the hospitality and retail sectors, with $813 million and $163 million in investments completed, respectively. The remaining $269 million was distributed across the industrial, […]

Hotel Construction Financing: Distressed Hotel Renovations

You might associate hotel construction financing with new construction where you build a brand new hotel from the ground up. However, this type of financing can also be used for major renovations to hotels. For instance, many investors are buying distressed properties and giving them a major makeover to make them profitable again. In this […]

Hotel Financing: Renovating Bathrooms for Accessibility

Hotel financing can help with many projects, including renovations. One thing that many hotels are investing in right now is renovating room bathrooms to become more accessible. This is to appeal to more customers and also comply with codes from the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In this article, we’ll describe some things to note […]

When to Use Mezzanine Hotel Loans

There are many types of hotel loans to choose from for your property. The type you choose depends on many factors, like why you need the financing and your current capital stack. One popular type of hotel loan is mezzanine financing, which offers some unique characteristics that may be great for your hotel. In this […]

Know thy lender – or risk putting your asset at risk

A good lender understands the business and fundamentals of hospitality and can walk both sides of the fence, providing both financial assistance and operational understanding. — Stonehill principal Mathew Crosswy As we exit the pandemic, the hotel acquisition market has come back to life. Drawn in by the allure of an inflation hedge with good […]

Creating a Business Plan for Hotel Construction Financing

If you’re planning on building a hotel from the ground up, then you’ll need hotel construction financing. These types of loans help you acquire the land and build the hotel of your dreams. However, it’s important to note that you will need to sort out some details first. For instance, you will need a solid […]

Stonehill Commercial Real Estate Group Sees Strong Lending Market Expects to originate $300 Million in financing in 2022

ATLANTA – Stonehill’s commercial real estate group, Stonehill CRE, has deployed approximately $200 million of capital through the origination and purchase of first mortgage loans since being launched in the second quarter of 2022. The company expects its commercial real estate group to deploy an additional $100 million in loan originations and other transactions by year’s end […]