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19 November, 2020

Development and Bridge Finance to Keep Britain Building

Every developer is keen to move seamlessly from one project to the next and having finance tied up in a completed scheme whilst wanting to move forwards with a future one is both frustrating and restrictive. MSP Capital recognise the benefit in supporting clients at this time; providing ultra-competitive, fast development exit bridges to release equity is just one of the many ways we look to say ‘yes’ to our clients.

 

Bridging loans are a key element of our everyday work at MSP. With rates from as little as 5.49% per annum for the completed residential stock, turnaround times within three weeks, and a dedicated relationship manager, we are here to say ‘yes’ and keep Britain building.

 

Development finance is our bread and butter [or our bricks and mortar, excuse the pun] product. From aspiring young builders on their first project to well-established regional developers looking to build thirty luxury housing units, we can help by lending up to 65% of a site’s value and 100% of build costs for a project (subject to a maximum loan to GDV of 65%). With a longstanding track record and significant financial, legal, and property experience within the team, each project is assessed on an individual basis with bespoke tailored packages provided to our clients.

We thought we’d take this opportunity to profile three instances where bridging and development finance secured a project’s future, each in a slightly different way.

 

Enabling developers to continue building future homes …

A small initial loan and 100% of the construction costs needed to fund the construction of three new-build luxury houses in the desirable market town of Wimborne, Dorset.

Following early interaction in advance of purchasing the site, MSP were able to provide a tailored development package. This suited the borrower’s needs in supporting the purchase and funding the construction of three new residential dwellings. The early agreement in principle empowered our client to push on exploring two planning options in the knowledge that funding was lined up on the successful grant of either consent.

A smooth and efficient legal process lead effortlessly in drawing funds to complete the purchase on the date required and then provided access to the build funds on a monthly basis.

We have been delighted with the team at MSP Capital. Their experience and knowledge of funding development schemes are apparent. With a real can-do attitude from the initial interaction, through the surprisingly simple and straightforward process of drawing down the loan and then during the ongoing construction their ongoing support has enabled this project to be brought to fruition – R Kane

 

Ensuring development projects reach completion

Residential bridging loan secured against 23 new-build luxury 1, 2, and 3 bed apartments across two blocks in Epsom, Surrey with a GDV of £14m.

Our client is a highly experienced developer with a track record of delivering similar high-quality schemes in Surrey. With the existing loan having reached expiry and the project already 95% complete, we organised a bespoke residential bridging loan to bring about not only the successful conclusion of the development but provide a further commitment term to see the project through the all-important sales process. This project also faced a variety of complex legal formalities to be correctly administered along with the size of the overall loan. Timing and deal delivery were key factors for the developer with this project.

MSP Capital stepped in to help at short notice and right from the outset they demonstrated a practical, common-sense approach to the whole process and weren’t fazed by the size of the loan required. I was especially impressed by their can-do attitude and desire to get the deal done, whilst keeping me updated throughout the process. This is the first time I’ve done business with MSP Capital but we’ve already established a strong relationship and I’m looking forward to working with them again in the future – Andries Stricker

 

Securing current and future builds with Development Exit Bridge Loans

Highly competitive residential bridge loan secured against three remaining new build bungalows on a small development in Defford, Worcestershire.

Refinancing a high street lender, MSP provided a development exit bridge for an established Cotswold based developer. Churcham Homes are an experienced developer with an excellent track record of delivering high-quality residential schemes.

Terms were provided based on the completion of a brief enquiry form and an overview of the project by the borrower. Solicitors instructed on the day of acceptance [of these terms] and following receipt of the valuation report, meant that funds could be released to meet the client’s expectations and timeframes.

MSP Capital’s focused team, with a dedicated relationship manager, were in regular communication with the borrower, always available throughout the drawdown process and thereafter during the term of the loan to respond to any queries.

It was refreshing to deal with a lender who could make instant decisions and then delivered exactly what they said they would within the timeframes I required. Their interaction was excellent throughout the process and I am pleased to be developing a relationship with a modern forward-thinking finance firm – Stuart Hall, Churcham Homes

 

 

Time is always an important factor with both bridging and development loans, MSP Capital outshines others when it comes to applying expertise to turn around bespoke solutions in incredibly short time frames.

Whether it’s a flat refurbishment to a new build of luxury houses; commercial units to barn conversions; click here to get in contact with a team member and discuss your needs/quotation

 

We see our work as an enabler of property development. As such, it’s incredibly positive to be a part of a development’s journey and see it come to life. From initial enquiry throughout the entire project to eventual sale and repayment, we are always available and pride ourselves in maintaining ongoing interaction with our clients – Adam Tovey, Valuation Director, MSP Capital