Reduce Transaction Risks
Expedite Loan Completion
Do you need a hotel loan for a purchase, refinance, or construction?
Equity Capital Formation
Distressed Loan Workout Services
Our capital markets team is well experienced in evaluating, structuring and solving the financing needs for hotel, tourism and leisure projects, portfolios, and companies. We help identify and secure favorable long-term debt financing and equity partners from traditional or alternative capital sources.
Each client and each project is unique. Our approach to the capital markets is made with the client's goals and objectives in mind.
Our client assignments include new developments, existing hotels, properties in distress or operating with sub-optimal financial structures. We package the opportunity with an eye to addressing lender and investor concerns, carefully evaluating opportunities, and working them through to a successful funding.
We have a long track record in the placement of construction, permanent, and mezzanine financing with banks and other lending institutions. As the lending markets shift, we are constantly updating our lending contacts and staying abreast of their current underwriting criteria. Staying knowledgeable about the marketplace allows us to target the right lender for each assignment and enhances the potential for success in placing loans for our clients.
Our associate network of offices around the world enables us to source equity capital from sources our competitors are unaware of. This ability to access both domestic and international equity sources has allowed us to formulate creative joint venture structures for our clients in the form of:
- Mezzanine equity
- Joint venture capital
- Corporate equity or lines of credit
Hotel CMBS Loans
CMBS financing is a type of loan backed by the underlying commercial real estate. A Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities loan normally has several advantages over a more traditional lender balance-sheet type loan:
Lower interest rate
Fixed interest rate throughout the term of the loan
higher overall loan-to value ratio
Non-recourse to the borrower
Let us help you make the best loan selection for your specific hotel asset. It could potentially make a huge difference in the ongoing cost of your debt service.
If you are thinking about refinancing an existing hotel loan, please call us today. We can advise whether a Hotel CMBS loan would work for you.
SBA Hotel Loans - 504 & 7A
Lending requirement for conventional hotel loans are becoming ever more difficult for property owners to qualify for. SBA hotel financing may be an option you’ve forgotten about. The Small Business Administration has the ability to make loans for business owners that are backed by the US government. We work with lenders that can make SBA hotel loans nationwide – in every state.
If you are considering SBA 504 hotel loans or SBA 7a loans, schedule a call with us today. Regardless of what state you are in, we can help you place the right loan for your property with great terms and conditions.
Transactions & Financial Restructuring
As a highly experienced team of hotel due diligence consultants, HTL is particularly skilled at guiding investors, lenders and owners through the complex nature of acquisition and disposal transactions, which are complicated by the transfer of a dynamic going concern; the hotel business. The successful management and closure of a hotel transaction requires care and attention to hundreds of highly specialized processes and tasks. The due diligence process further involves the independent and critical evaluation of the complete physical and business assets being sold.
Through our industry expertise and extensive involvement with successful hotel financing and transactions of all sizes, we are able to undertake both the principal advisor and financial consultant roles in the due diligence process, offering clients an unparalleled depth of understanding concerning the critical issues and steps affecting transaction closure. We have also frequently taken the court appointed receiver role in cases of insolvency, including management of the asset disposition process.
In all cases, our specialist advisory services are particularly effective for reducing transaction risks and expediting transaction completion to our client's optimal satisfaction. These services can be provided for a single property transaction, or as part of a portfolio investment, or to support a financial or public market deal.