Capital Solutions originates for the CDC of choice: Foundation Capital, an Alabama Community Development Company
Through its affilaition with Foundation Capital, Capital Solutions is able to partner with lenders to provide up to 90 percent financing to businesses for the purchase of owner-occupied commercial real estate and equipment.
Through the 504 program, Capital Solutions provides SBA funding for up to 40 percent of the financing and the lender typically provides 50 percent. Business owners pay as little as 10 percent down.
Typical SBA 504 loan structure for a multi-purpose property
Borrower pays 10 percent of project costs using cash, equity in the land or building, prepaid project-related expenses; equity of 15-20 percent is required for start-up businesses and purchase of single-use properties such as hotels.
Capital Solutions facilitates through a CDC the SBA-guaranteed loan of up to 40 percent of project costs, plus SBA loan fees, and is secured by a 2nd Deed of Trust; the total loan amount depends on the type of business and project.
A bank, credit union or other non-bank lender makes a commercial loan, typically 50 percent of total project costs, which is secured by a 1st Deed of Trust.