Avison Young Arranges $19.2M Construction Loan for Hotel on North Carolina Coast
The Ascend Collection hotel will be situated within the Front Street Village development in Beaufort, on the coast of North Carolina.
BEAUFORT, N.C. — Avison Young has arranged a $19.2 million construction loan for the development of a 133-unit Ascend Collection hotel in Beaufort. The hotel will be situated within the Front Street Village development on the coast of North Carolina. Bruce Whipple, Justin Piasecki and Ethan Blum of Avison Young structured the 18-month construction loan with interest-only payments and an interest rate of 5.5 percent. Following construction completion, the loan will convert to a three-year, fixed-rate, mini-permanent loan. At the end of the term, the loan will remain in place with a 25-year amortization schedule and the same interest rate of approximately 5.5 percent. Front Street Village is a 31-acre mixed-use property developed by Charles Oliver II, founder of Jetcraft. The three-story Ascend Collection hotel will feature an adjacent conference and special events space, bistro structure on the Front Street Village development, waterfront suites and 30,000 square feet of meeting space.