How Can We Assist You?
Through our long-standing relationships with the nation’s leading Wall Street investment banks, hedge and private money funds, life companies, commercial banks and credit unions, as well as funding directly through our own Aries Real Estate Fund (AREF), we offer clients a full menu of debt placement opportunities.
- Permanent Debt for Stabilized Assets
- Bridge Loans for Properties in Transition
- Mezzanine Financing
- Capital for Note Purchases and Discounted Pay Offs (DPOs)
- Credit Tenant Lease (CTL) Acquisitions
- Construction Financing
- Participating Mortgages for Overleveraged Properties
Aries’ clients benefit from our deep relationships and proven track record with diverse equity sources. Whether you need equity only or a custom mix of debt placement and equity infusion, we can help.
- Individual Property Acquisition or Refinance
- Programmatic Fund-Level Portfolio Multiple-Property Acquisition Strategy
Through Aries Capital and Aries’ affiliate Urban Development Fund (UDF) we offer tremendous expertise in the structuring and syndication of New Markets Tax Credits, Historic Tax Credits and other forms of government subsidies and incentives.
To date, UDF has received allocations of federal New Markets Tax Credits totaling $337.5 million. UDF most recently received a $45 million allocation as part of the 2011 round of allocation authority. Additionally, UDF has received allocations of Illinois State NMTC totaling $25 million and Florida State NMTC totaling $30 million. UDF’s focus is on developing owner-occupied office space, industrial facilities, and community facilities in particularly economically distressed areas.
Our extensive network of investors allows UDF to syndicate credits at extremely attractive pricing with the most efficient structures.
- Federal and State New Markets Tax Credits
- Historic Tax Credits
- Affordable Housing Tax Credits
- Tax Increment Financing
Through our affiliate Aries Real Estate Fund (AREF), we provide product management and other advisory services, along with additional capital to complete distressed property developments.
On behalf of our clients, AREF has negotiated new financing to complete development, re-permitted and re-drawn projects, secured city and alderman approvals, and sourced and hired construction and marketing teams to successfully complete projects.
Through Freeman Realty Advisors, Aries Real Estate Fund (AREF) and other entities our principals maintain ownership interest in over $250 million of commercial real estate assets, and have developed and repositioned many commercial properties.