North Carolina Commercial Property Closes on Cash-Out Refinance

In March of 2024, our borrower closed on the cash-out refinance of their commercial property located in Supply, North Carolina. The expansive property consists of six buildings with a combined 89,711 square feet sitting across a 33.4 acre lot. The loan amount for this deal was $2,000,000 and the LTV was 59%.

The loan proceeds from this closed deal are to be used in numerous ways by the client including paying off the current note, providing a 4-month interest reserve, providing funds, and for demolition and working capital to finish architecture and engineering across each of the six structures. 

Thank you to our client for allowing us to have a hand in this deal! We are excited to see the finished products from the client's planned improvements!

Let's see if your deal is a fit for our team here at Commercial Capital BIDCO! We work nationally across multiple industry segments. Let's work together! Submit a deal inquiry today on our website: https://commercialcapitalbidco.com/apply/ 

 


Light Industrial Client Closes Cash-Out Refinance in New York

A light industrial client came to Commercial Capital BIDCO looking for a solution where they could pay off their current note as well as reach a few other financial goals for their business. In February of 2024, our client closed on the cash-out refinance of their commercial property located in Port Jervis, New York. Spanning close to 40,000 square feet, the property provides multiple services within the food manufacturing industry including but not limited to food product packaging, ambient fill, custom product creation, and private label.

The loan proceeds of $2,430,000 from this cash-out refinance are helping the client to reach their goals by paying off their current note, providing a 6-month interest reserve, providing funds to pay off taxes, pay down credit cards, and provide working capital for future needs. 

We look forward to seeing the enhancements that our client is able to provide in the future as well as reach the goals they continue to set as a business!

Ready to see if your deal is a fit with Commercial Capital BIDCO? Submit a deal inquiry today on our website at: https://commercialcapitalbidco.com/apply/


A Letter From Terry Luker: What Do You Do When the Industry Icon Goes Away?

What Do You Do When the Industry Icon Goes Away?

How does the void get filled?

Do you leave the vacuum running and wait to see what or who fills it?

 

Three of us - myself, Terry Luker, along with Jeff Luker and Jon Cosentino - chose to try and fill the void while also changing our industry’s direction. Our industry is the commercial loan brokering industry, a trillion-dollar transactional industry.

 

Over the past eleven years, I founded two businesses - Alternative Capital Solutions, a commercial loan brokering company and later a direct lender, Commercial Capital BIDCO. As I look back at my time in the industry, I realize there are two companies that were instrumental in the growth of my businesses - Commercial Capital Training Group (CCTG) and The National Alliance of Commercial Loan Brokers (NACLB). CCTG was the company that provided commercial loan broker training. I attended that training in December of 2013. The NACLB was the association and conference that we attended for many years. I was given the Commercial Loan Broker Rookie of the Year award in 2014 and in 2016 I received the Commercial Loan Broker of the Year award. These awards were presented by the NACLB at their annual conference.

 

Both CCTG and NACLB were owned by Kris Roglieri. Kris is now involved in multiple lawsuits resulting from business activities he had through another company he owns, Prime Venture Capital Lending. I am personally familiar with the lending tactics he used with this new company as he had promised me that he could get my lending company, Commercial Capital BIDCO, a $100,000,000 line of credit. Our firm sent in the $35,000 due diligence fee and began the process of acquiring that line of credit. Thankfully we have an awesome attorney who quickly saw through the scheme, and we did not move forward with a loan. We were going to be required to place $20,000,000 on deposit in an interest reserve account. Our attorney could not get comfortable with the agreements and advised me that Kris would have complete control over those funds to do whatever he wanted with. Our attorney told me that it appeared to be a Ponzi Scheme and in turn saved my company and my family from certain financial disaster as we could not afford to lose $20,000,000.

 

With CCTG and the NACLB closing, there was a massive void in our industry. I had previously tried (and as we have now discovered, many of his staff had tried) to convince Kris to take the conference to a more education-based focus as an association. As a direct lender, we work with commercial loan brokers every day and we see first-hand the struggles that many of them have. Many do not have the knowledge needed to take a deal from the beginning relationship with the borrower to the funding with a lender. They simply do not have the necessary training and experience to get it done.

 

Our team has decided to bring a superior level of training and education to both our new association and conference, the Commercial Loan Broker Association, as well as our new training company, The Commercial Loan Broker Academy. Our association and academy will be different. We have planned for our first conference to take place in Orlando this October 1-3, 2024.  We want the conference to bring lenders, vendors and brokers together to not only meet and network, but to execute plans that will give the brokers’ clients access to the funds they need to grow and expand their businesses. We want lenders to be able to know, with confidence, that the brokers they are working with have the knowledge base needed to get the deal to them with the correct structure and documentation needed for them to make an informed decision on funding those transactions. That is a win for everyone when we accomplish this. The CLBA conference will be more educational focused to help fulfill this need in our industry.

 

With our new training academy, we want to increase the chances of success for every new commercial loan broker. When I started in this business 11 years ago, there were three things I had to do every day: 1) I had to find clients that needed my services, 2) find lenders that would lend to my clients, and 3) package my clients’ loan requests in the format that lenders wanted. I was burning the candle at both ends!

 

We want to change that. One of the best things that we ever did at our company is that we built our own credit team. At Alternative Capital Solutions, we underwrite every deal that we represent. ACS does all the underwriting for our lending company. We also underwrite participation deals that we do between banks. We have multiple bank partners that utilize us to find participating bank partners for deals they want to fund that might be too big for their bank or might just want to spread some of the risk to participant partners. Our credit underwriting sets us apart from every other commercial loan brokering company.

 

We are going to leverage that credit underwriting and provide access to our team for those students who attend our training academy. In addition, we are going to allow our student graduates access to our lender book in order to help fund their deals. As you can see, if we provide the deal packaging and underwriting to our graduates and we provide our lending relationships to our graduates, all they must do is go find their clients. We believe this will be a great recipe for success for our graduate students.

 

I am excited about where we are as an industry, but I am more excited about where we can take our industry. This is not a one-person success or fail opportunity. This is an opportunity for all of us who love what we do, to come together and grow our industry in education, morals, ethics and accountability. Come be part of a new direction. I hope to see you all in Orlando this October!

 

By: Terry Luker, Founder and Owner:

Alternative Capital Solutions, Commercial Capital BIDCO, The Commercial Loan Broker Academy, the Commercial Loan Broker Association, and The Commercial Broker Playbook

 


Client closes on Cash Out Refinance for Golf Course in New York

Our client closed on the cash out refinance of a golf course and clubhouse located in Darien Center, New York in June of 2023. The loan proceeds from the cash out refinance will be used to pay off a note totaling an estimated $900,000. The remaining proceeds will be used as working capital as the client makes preparations for property updates and maintenance on the 18-hole, par 72 course as well as the clubhouse and other structures. 

The loan-to-value for this deal was 34% with the client requesting $1,050,000. The property sits on a total of 159.7 acres and the combined building size sits at 20,335 square feet.

We know that taking the time to find a direct lender who can fund your deal is "par for the course," but cut the search short and give Commercial Capital BIDCO a call today! We would be honored to talk through your deal and find the lending solution that suits your goals.

You can inquire today at: https://commercialcapitalbidco.com/apply/


Raw land in Montana to be developed into luxury "glamping" cabins

In May of 2023, our client closed on the purchase of raw land totaling 80 acres located in Columbia Falls, Montana. The vast property is located near the beautiful Glacier National Park as well as the ski resorts in Whitefish, Montana. Our client plans to develop a number of luxury “glamping” cabins and other housing accommodations in the Montana countryside - giving park-goers and vacationers ample opportunities for luxury while exploring the state's natural beauty. 

The requested loan amount for this deal was $1,110,000 and the property appraised for $1,850,000. The loan-to-value was 60%.


Georgia Golf Club Client Renews Loan for 2023

In January of this year, our client closed on the renewal of a previous loan they held with us. The original loan was a cash-out refinance on a golf course located in Bishop, Georgia that was secured in late 2021. The initial loan was used to purchase maintenance equipment as well as provide working capital. The renewal will continue to aide in the owner's focus of getting the recreational property in its best condition prior to securing a permanent financing solution.

The property is approximately 190 acres and includes a total building square footage of 6,665 sq. ft.

We are excited to renew their previous loan at a sum of $1,348,000.00.