Merchants Capital Secures $57M HUD Loan for Apartment Project in Downtown Cincinnati
CINCINNATI — Merchants Capital has secured a $57 million FHA/HUD Section 221(d)(4) loan for 4th & Race, a 264-unit apartment community currently under development in downtown Cincinnati. The project is slated to open in the first half of 2021. Merchants secured the new construction loan on behalf of the developer, Flaherty & Collins Properties. The new loan represents the multifamily component of the project, which will also feature 20,000 square feet of retail space and a five-story parking garage. The residential portion will sit atop the retail and parking components. Amenities will include a sky deck, pool, fitness center, yoga room, gaming area and club room.
Flaherty & Collins worked concurrently with the city of Cincinnati, the Port Authority of Greater Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Center City Development Crop. to bring the project to life. FHA/HUD Section 221 (d) (4) loans are used exclusively for the construction or substantial rehabilitation of multifamily properties. Eligible assets include market-rate, low-to-moderate income and subsidized multifamily properties.