IRVING, TEXAS — ORIX Real Estate Capital, a Chicago-based company, has provided $18.5 million in first-mortgage financing for the construction of a hotel to be located at the northwest corner of Royal Lane and Sierra Drive in Irving. The loan was provided to Atlanta-based NYLO Hotels LLC, which will build a 200-room, loft-style hotel within the master-planned community of Las Colinas. The hotel is currently under construction and is scheduled to open in May 2009. Amenities at the hotel will include a 3,000-square-foot ballroom, 6,000 square feet of special event space, a fitness center, a pool, a restaurant-bar and a business center. Mike Huffman and Steve Waryas of ORIX Real Estate Capital arranged the loan.