Development Finance Product Guide

Whether you’re an experienced or first-time developer seeking to take on development projects, FundingSmiths is on hand to help execute your vision. Some of these schemes may include light or heavy refurbishments, adding new floors to existing buildings, converting offices to residential flats or undertaking ground up multi-unit developments. FundingSmiths could help leverage your opportunities faster and complete schemes on budget and on time.

Development Exit Finance

Scenarios where your new development hasn’t sold as expected, a development exit finance can be useful to help release capital. Funds can then be arranged quickly to help start your next development project.

FeatureDevelopment finance
Lending size£500k to £25m
Borrower profileExperienced and first time developers
Loan To Gross Domestic Value (LTGDV)Up to 75% and finance 100% of the build costs
Loan-To-Cost (LTC)Up to 95% depending on levels of experience
RatesStarting from 5.5% per annum
Term Up to 24 months
Additional notesBorrower’s contribution to be injected into the purchase costs with the Bank funding the difference and 100% of the build and finance costs
Loan Purpose– Funding part-complete projects
– Ground up developments
– Heavy refurbishments

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