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A flexible and reliable direct lender. Not a bank. Not a fund.

 

Lightstone Capital, Lightstone’s real estate debt platform, provides sponsors with flexible, creative, and immediate financing solutions. Launched in 2018 with over $500 million of discretionary capital, Lightstone Capital originates senior loans, mezzanine loans, and preferred equity on virtually all property types throughout the United States, and acquires notes backed by real estate. Leveraging over 40 years of investment experience and over $10 billion of real estate transactions, our fully integrated platform enables us to provide solutions for borrowers with real estate opportunities that either fall outside the realm of traditional and/or larger institutional lenders or simply require a more flexible and straightforward capital solution.

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Lightstone Capital provides an array of attractive financing options through several programs tailored to meet specific borrower demands.

With the ability to close as quickly as five business days from term sheet execution, our platform offers interest-only loans, non-recourse options, pre-payment flexibility, and can accommodate future funding requirements.

LOAN AMOUNT

$5–$100 Million

TERM

Up to 3 Years + Extensions

LTV/LTC

Up to 75%/80%

PRICING

Starting at 5%

FEES

Flexible

LOAN AMOUNT

$5–$25 Million

TERM

Up to 3 Years + Extensions

LTV/LTC

Up to 65%/85%

PRICING

Starting at 5%

FEES

Flexible

LOAN AMOUNT

$5–$25 Million

TERM

Up to 3 Years + Extensions

LTV/LTC

Up to 75%/90%

PRICING

Starting at 9%

FEES

Flexible

  • Senior Bridge Loans

    LOAN AMOUNT

    $5–$100 Million

    TERM

    Up to 3 Years + Extensions

    LTV/LTC

    Up to 75%/80%

    PRICING

    Starting at 5%

    FEES

    Flexible

  • Loan Financing

    LOAN AMOUNT

    $5–$25 Million

    TERM

    Up to 3 Years + Extensions

    LTV/LTC

    Up to 65%/85%

    PRICING

    Starting at 5%

    FEES

    Flexible

  • Mezzanine & Preferred Equity

    LOAN AMOUNT

    $5–$25 Million

    TERM

    Up to 3 Years + Extensions

    LTV/LTC

    Up to 75%/90%

    PRICING

    Starting at 9%

    FEES

    Flexible

Flexible Financing. Myriad Solutions.

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PROPERTY ACQUISITIONS

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RECAPITALIZATION/REFINANCING

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CAPEX AND RENOVATIONS

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LEASE UP

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TIME-SENSITIVE SITUATIONS

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NOTE ACQUISITIONS AND FINANCING

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LIQUIDITY CONSTRAINTS

Featured Transactions

Downtown Santa Monica Residential Development Sites

Lightstone Capital provided a $44 million senior bridge loan to refinance two multifamily development sites in one of the most sought-after locations in Santa Monica, CA. The fully entitled development sites, located on Lincoln Boulevard and 7th Street, will offer both market-rate and affordable housing, as well as ground-floor retail.

Jersey City Multifamily & Commercial Property

Lightstone Capital provided a $42.7 million senior loan on a recently completed property located within the heart of the Journal Square neighborhood of Jersey City, NJ. The loan refinanced existing construction financing and is providing the Sponsor additional flexibility and runway to lease up the remainder of the Property before obtaining permanent financing. The 15-story property features many high end amenities and contains 132 market rate apartments along with roughly 23,000 GSF of commercial space which is fully leased to a boutique co-working operator.

Sunnyside Queens New Construction

Within six business days, Lightstone Capital provided a $13 million senior bridge loan to complete construction and fund leasing costs at a substantially complete mixed-use property along Greenpoint Avenue in Queens, NY. The 4-story 29,000 GSF elevator building contains both commercial and residential uses and was roughly 90% complete at the time of loan closing.

 

Select Recent Transactions

Select Recent Transactions

Investment Amount
Deal Overview
Location
Date

$26,500,000

Senior Loan, Commercial

Queens, NY

November 2021

$9,300,000

Senior Loan, Hotel

Venice Beach, CA

October 2021

$18,000,000

Senior Loan, Multifamily

Westchester County, NY

September 2021

$20,075,000

Senior Loan, Multifamily

Houston, TX

September 2021

$25,000,000

Mezzanine Loan, Industrial

San Bernardino County, CA

August 2021

$9,000,000

Senior Loan, Industrial

Queens, NY

July 2021

$12,000,000

Senior Loan, Multifamily

San Diego, CA

July 2021

$16,200,000

Senior Loan, Multifamily

Brooklyn, NY

June 2021

$10,300,000

Senior Loan, Industrial

Los Angeles, CA

May 2021

$56,500,000

Senior Loan, Condo Inventory

New York, NY

May 2021

$10,800,000

Performing Note Acquisition, Retail

Los Angeles, CA

April 2021

$4,640,000

Non Performing Note Acquisition Financing, Multifamily

New York, NY

March 2021

$8,460,000

Non Performing Note Acquisition Financing, Residential Condos

New York, NY

November 2020

$8,930,000

Senior Loan, Office

Harrison, NJ

August 2020

$42,700,000

Senior Loan, Multifamily

Jersey City, NJ

July 2020

$18,000,000

Preferred Equity, Multifamily

Los Angeles, CA

March 2020

$6,200,000

Non Performing Note Acquisition Financing, Mixed-Use

New York, NY

February 2020

$11,000,000

Senior Loan, Mixed-use

Queens, NY

February 2020

$9,200,000

Senior Loan, Assisted Living

Fort Lauderdale, FL

December 2019

$19,900,000

Performing Note Acquisition Financing, Multifamily

Manhattan & Queens, NY

October 2019

$44,000,000

Senior Loan, Multifamily Development Site

Santa Monica, CA

August 2019

$18,200,000

Senior Loan, Mixed-use

Bronx, NY

June 2019

$13,000,000

Senior Loan, Mixed-use

Queens, NY

April 2019

$11,210,000

Non Performing Note Acquisition Financing, Multifamily

Brooklyn, NY

April 2019

$5,370,000

Senior Loan, Specialty Use

San Francisco, CA

April 2019

$3,100,000

Senior Loan Financing, Multifamily

Brooklyn, NY

February 2019

$13,400,000

Senior Loan, Multifamily Development Site

Queens, NY

February 2019

$12,000,000

Mezzanine Construction Loan, Condos

Manhattan, NY

February 2019

Leadership Team

Eugene Rozovsky

Lance Wright

Managing Director—Head of Origination, Central Region
lwright@lightstonegroup.com
(214) 236-0955

John Zubak

Vice President—Head of Origination, Western Region
jzubak@lightstonegroup.com
(215) 284-5294

Jonathan Shapiro

Director Asset Management
jshapiro@lightstonegroup.com
(203) 500-0740

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