NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seven Hills Realty Trust (Nasdaq: SEVN) today announced the closing of a $25.3 million first mortgage floating rate bridge loan to refinance two Life Storage branded self-storage facilities located at 3900 Cascade Road in Atlanta, Georgia and 815 W. Lanier Avenue in Fayetteville, Georgia. The loan has a three-year initial term with two one-year extension options, subject to the borrower meeting certain requirements. SEVN’s manager, Tremont Realty Capital, was introduced to the transaction by Talonvest Capital, which advised the joint venture sponsorship of Castle Hill Investors and Olympus Ventures LLC.
Tom Lorenzini, President and Chief Investment Officer of SEVN, made the following statement:
“We remain active in the current lending environment as evidenced by our recent loan closings. This $25.3 million first mortgage loan is secured by two well-leased Class A self-storage properties in vibrant metro Atlanta submarkets. With ample liquidity available for investment, we continue to focus on lending opportunities to well-capitalized institutional sponsors that present attractive risk adjusted returns for our shareholders.”
About Seven Hills Realty Trust
Seven Hills Realty Trust (Nasdaq: SEVN) is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, that originates and invests in first mortgage loans secured by middle market and transitional commercial real estate. SEVN is managed by Tremont Realty Capital, an affiliate of The RMR Group (Nasdaq: RMR), a leading U.S. alternative asset management company with approximately $36 billion in assets under management and more than 35 years of institutional experience in buying, selling, financing and operating commercial real estate. For more information about SEVN, please visit www.sevnreit.com.
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