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SABAL CAPITAL PARTNERS CLOSES $264 MILLION IN MULTIFAMILY LOANS IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2022

Bulk of 80 Loans Financing Affordable and Workforce Rental Properties, Emphasizing Current Demand within the Sector Amidst Housing Affordability Crisis Irvine, Calif. – April 05, 2022 – Sabal Capital Partners, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Regions Bank and a nationwide commercial real estate lender, today announced the successful close of approximately $264 million in multifamily […]

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Real Estate as an Investment in This Current Economic Climate

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You’re Invited: Sabal Capital Partners & Mansion Global to Co-Host Virtual Roundtable for Commercial Real Estate Owners, Investors and Brokers on September 14

On Wednesday, September 14th, Sabal Capital Partners joins Mansion Global in Real Estate as an Investment in This Current Economic Climate, an educational roundtable designed for multifamily and commercial real estate owners and investors. Experts and economists will lead a vibrant discussion about the shifting real estate landscape, covering timely themes and issues including inflationary […]

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The U.S. Housing Marketplace is Challenging but Financing your Apartment Property Doesn’t Need to Be

By Ann Atkinson The nation’s housing is in a state of crisis. New supply of for-sale homes, particularly in the first-time starter home category, continually fails to meet demand. This, coupled with recent interest rate rises, is pricing many would-be buyers out of homeownership. The impact on monthly mortgage payments of the 2.0 percentage point […]

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Real Estate Lenders are Turning to Automation to Protect Borrowers’ Critical Data

by Matthew Stoehr As is true for many businesses, cybersecurity has become an area of focus for commercial real estate lenders. A once slow adopter of technology and automation, the real estate finance industry has modernized over the past several years and, because of that, must take measures to prevent security breaches and protect customer […]

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Multifamily in Review: Inflation, Rising Costs and the Rise in ESG

By Ed Hussey One thing that’s become clear is that the last two years catalyzed mass movements of renters now able to work remotely, out of expensive coastal metro markets – many in search of more space and larger units. Specific markets such as Denver, Atlanta, Charlotte and metros within Texas and Florida were widely […]

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Today’s Senior Housing Outlook and Finance Options

By Russell Phillips The senior housing sector faced challenges during the height of the pandemic. Illness was widely reported among residents and staff, and restrictions increased inside the nation’s facilities. Additionally, many families chose to keep elder parents and relatives living with them, rather than allow them to reside in senior housing. A reduced demand […]

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SABAL CAPITAL PARTNERS WELCOMES 11 NEW HIRES TO SUPPORT LOAN PIPELINE GROWTH

Ann Atkinson named small balance loan and market real estate production manager, Ed Hussey moving into the role of head of conventional agency lending IRVINE, Calif. – May 2, 2022 – Sabal Capital Partners, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Regions Bank and a nationwide commercial real estate lender, today announced it has added 11 […]

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Making Sustainability Improvements on your Apartment Community? Access Finance Incentives While Reducing Impacts on the Earth

Apartment property retrofits aimed at making communities environmentally friendly are on the rise. Not only are these improvements more affordable to complete than they were even just a decade ago, but they may help attract tenants. A growing number of renters today are seeking units and communities with a reduced environmental footprint. The good news […]

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Pandemic Recovery is Underway, but Rising Rates a Concern

by Richard Rennell We are now two years past the start of the pandemic in the U.S. Some real estate sectors have fared better than others, however research points to recovery across the asset classes and a greater willingness among finance providers, albeit to varying degrees, to lend. Yet a rise in interest rates was […]

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Regions Bank Closes on its Acquisition of Sabal Capital Partners

By Alicia Anger | December 2, 2021  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Dec. 2, 2021 –Regions Bank on Thursday announced it has completed its acquisition of Sabal Capital Partners, LLC, a diversified financial services firm that leverages an innovative, technology-driven origination and servicing platform to facilitate off-balance-sheet lending in the small balance commercial real estate market. Sabal Capital Partners will be integrated […]

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SABAL CAPITAL PARTNERS WELCOMES 14 NEW HIRES TO SUPPORT STRATEGIC GROWTH

Owen Bouton and Michael Cozza to join as CMBS managing directors, Christopher West to serve as production manager Irvine, Calif. – February 16, 2021 – Sabal Capital Partners, LLC, a diversified financial services firm specializing in commercial real estate, lending and investing, today announced it has added 14 new hires to support its strategic growth […]

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SABAL CAPITAL PARTNERS CLOSES $73 MILLION PORTFOLIO THROUGH FANNIE MAE SMALL LOAN PROGRAM

Portfolio to refinance 25 affordable apartment properties in the San Fernando Valley, Palms and Mar Vista Areas of Los Angeles Irvine, Calif. – Jan. 27, 2021 – Sabal Capital Partners, LLC, a diversified financial services firm specializing in commercial real estate, lending and investing, today announced the close of a $73 million portfolio encompassing the […]

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SABAL ANNOUNCES RATINGS WITH S&P GLOBAL AND FITCH

Sabal’s Servicing Portfolio Now Exceeds $4.3 Billion in Approximately 1,500 Commercial Real Estate Loan Assets Irvine, Calif. – January 5, 2021 – Sabal Capital Partners, LLC, a diversified financial services firm specializing in commercial real estate, lending and investing, today announced its servicing entity, SCP Servicing, LLC, has been assigned ratings by both S&P Global […]

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EDWARD HUSSEY JOINS SABAL CAPITAL PARTNERS AS HEAD OF AGENCY LENDING

Irvine, Calif. – Dec. 7, 2020 – Sabal Capital Partners, LLC, a diversified financial services firm specializing in commercial real estate, lending and investing, today announced it has hired Edward Hussey as head of agency lending. Based in Virginia, Hussey will be responsible for managing production across all of Sabal’s Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and […]

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One Property, Two Strategic Finance Solutions

By Pat Jackson, President and CEO, Sabal Capital Partners In April 2018, Sabal’s clients were acquiring a 96-unit apartment community in West Memphis, AK and encountered some financing hurdles. Though 97% occupied, the property was experiencing volatile collections and poor tenant credit underwriting. As a result, the asset did not qualify for financing under Freddie Mac’s […]

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Four Ways Freddie Mac’s Targeted Affordable Housing Express Debt Product Benefits Borrowers

By Pat Jackson, President and CEO, Sabal Capital Partners, LLC Nearly every market in the U.S. is currently faced with a lack of affordable housing. Increased cost of living, lack of supply, zoning restrictions, growing cost of construction and many other factors all contribute to the estimated 7.2-million-unit shortage nationwide. As the public and private sectors explore […]

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What Borrowers Should Know about Investing in Affordable/Workforce Housing

By Pat Jackson, President and CEO, Sabal Capital Partners With an estimated 7.4 million-unit shortage of affordable housing nationwide, the need for more apartments in this category is stronger than ever. As we learned from the latest National Low Income Housing Coalition “Out of Reach” report, 71% of extremely low income renters are severely housing burdened, and only 37 affordable homes exist for every […]

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Three Trends to Watch in CRE Financing

By Pat Jackson, President and CEO, Sabal Capital Partners Sabal’s position as a nationwide commercial real estate lender allows us the benefit of seeing a wide range of deals and markets, ultimately giving us a macro-level view of trends occurring across the country. As we move deeper into the second half of 2019, below are three […]

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Making Affordable Housing Make Sense

Securing financing in order to increase—as well as maintain—the supply of rent-sensitive units is challenging. Developers and lenders are launching new initiatives and revisiting existing ones to tackle a problem demanding many solutions.

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Sabal Grows Lending Team with Wave of New Hires

ine, CA-based Sabal Capital Partners, LLC expanded its lending team with the addition of eight executives. The first three joined Sabal’s Commercial Real Estate Lending team and include:

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Sabal Capital Partners Announces Another Wave of New Hires, Supporting Rapidly Expanding Real Estate Lending Operations

“The attraction of top tier talent like these individuals remains a primary focus for Sabal as we solidify our position as the number one market leader in small balance commercial real estate lending,” says Pat Jackson, CEO of Sabal Capital Partners. “The rapid expansion of our team mirrors the exponential growth that we are experiencing.”

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Sabal Capital Closes $189m Freddie Mac Portfolio

Sabal Capital Partners has closed a $189m portfolio of East Harlem apartment buildings for Emerald Equity Group, a New York-based investment company.

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Sabal Capital Launches Commercial Loan Program for Select Core Properties

The new program offers qualified borrowers non-recourse loans in the $2-million to $20-million range for acquisition or refinance transactions.

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Sabal Capital Partners expands executive team, brings on heavy-hitters

Sabal Capital Partners recently announced the appointment of several executives to its commercial real estate lending team, marking its continued growth across all lending programs.

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South Florida Continues to be a ‘Safe Haven for International Investments’

Industry experts and research analysts have been telling Globest.com for some time now about the high demand and strong fundamentals that now exist in the South Florida real estate market.

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