BridgeInvest is your private real estate lender for properties in the Southeast U.S. and Texas. Our team works with you to finance your deals on your timeline. We use an entrepreneurial approach to find creative solutions that are tailored to your next investment–because your success is our success.

BridgeInvest offers three lending programs designed to meet your financing needs and help you capture market opportunities. In addition to specialty bridge lending, we provide loans for ground-up construction and small balance residential projects.


Property Geographic Area Details
Primary and secondary markets in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Texas. Recently expanded to Boston, Nashville, and New York City.
Loan Amounts
$5,000,000 to $100,000,000
Interest Rates
7.99% to 10.99%
Loan Terms
6 months to 36 months
Origination Fees
1% to 2%
Lien Position
Collateral Types
  • Residential Property
  • Commercial Property
  • Commercial Property Ground Lease
Loan Purpose
  • Investment Acquisition
  • Investment Refinance
  • Improve Subject Property
  • Use Equity to Invest in Another Property
  • Value Add Project
  • Development Project
Property Occupancy
  • Vacant
  • Tenant Occupied 100%
  • Owner Occupied Commercial

Specialty Bridge Loans

  • $5 – $100 million
  • Interest Rate 5.99% – 8.99% + LIBOR
  • 6-24 months + Extensions
  • LTV up to 69% of Stabilized Value
  • LTC up to 75%
  • DSCR not required

Commercial Property Construction Loans

  • $10 – $100 million
  • Interest Rate 7.99% – 9.50% + LIBOR
  • 24 months + Extensions
  • LTV up to 60% of Stabilized Value
  • LTC up to 70%
  • DSCR not required

Prime Land Loans (urban in-fill locations only)

  • $5 – $50 million
  • Interest Rate 8.50% – 11.00% + LIBOR
  • 12-24 months + Extensions
  • LTV up to 55% of As-Is Value
  • LTC up to 60%
  • Land and Covered Land

Property Types

  • Commercial Condominium
  • Commercial Land
  • Condominium
  • Healthcare
  • Hotel
  • Industrial
  • Marina
  • Mixed-Use
  • Mobile Home Park
  • Multifamily
  • Office
  • Parking Lot
  • Portfolio of Commercial Properties
  • Portfolio of Residential Properties
  • Residential Land
  • Retail
  • Senior Housing
  • Storage Facility
  • Student Housing

Loan Types

  • Commercial Ground-Up Construction

Specialty Loan Types

  • Bankruptcy Resolution
  • Discounted Note Payoff
  • Foreclosure Bailout
  • Land Development
  • Note Purchase
  • Partner Buyout
  • Reverse 1031 Exchange
  • Transactional Funding

Land Types Considered

  • Residential Land
  • Multifamily Land
  • Industrial Land
  • Office Land
  • Retail Land
  • Hospitality Land

Will Consider Land That is NOT Entitled


Existing Land Improvements Required

  • Street Access
  • Electricity
  • Gas
  • Water

Max LTV for Land


Max LTC for Land Acquisition


Max Loan-to-Purchase Price


Borrower Must Have Property Under Contract


Will Provide Proof of Funds Letter


Will Consider Lending on Purchase from Auction


Allowed Source of Borrower’s Equity

  • Own Cash
  • Partner
  • Equity in Subject Property
  • Equity in Another Investment Property
  • Seller Financing
  • Crowdfunding
  • Family
Minimum loan amount for ground-up construction loans is $10,000,000

Development Experience Required


Minimum Number of Ground-Up Construction Projects Completed by Borrower


Max LTC for Ground-Up Construction Costs


Interest Charged for Construction Costs

Only on Funds Drawn

Will Lend on Partially Completed Construction Projects


Fees which are mandatory for all new borrower clients

  • Deposit

Fees which are paid to a third party company

  • Deposit

Details and Requirements

Typical Closing Time (Days)


Fastest Closing Time (Days)


Payment Structure
  • Interest Only
  • Interest Reserve
Pre Payment Penalty


Will lend to a foreign national


Will Allow Junior Position Mortgage(s) Behind Our Senior Mortgage


Will Consider Collateralizing Multiple Properties in One Loan


Will Consider Equity Joint Venture


Borrower Entity Types Considered
  • LLC
  • Limited Partnership
  • Trust
  • Corporation
Documentation Required
  • Credit Report
  • Bank Statements
  • Financial Statements
Personal Guaranty (Recourse) Required
Credit Check Required


Appraisal Required for Residential Property


Appraisal Required for Commercial Property


Broker Price Opinion (BPO) Accepted for Residential Property


Broker Price Opinion (BPO) Accepted for Commercial Property


Legal Disclaimer

Interest rates stated are "+ LIBOR". Rates, fees and other terms are subject to change without notice.

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BridgeInvest believes in a flexible approach to lending with a focus on problem solving and a tailored analysis of each transaction. We are a leading private real estate lender focused on short-term financing for unique commercial and residential assets throughout the Southeast United States. With over 25 years of on-the-ground experience, our dedicated team has a proven ability to rapidly analyze, structure and manage any loan from origination to payoff. We allocate capital efficiently and reliably through our discretionary fund structure, allowing our borrowers to successfully close real estate transactions on their timeline. Since our inception in 2011, our fully integrated, institutional-quality platform has enabled us to customize financing solutions for our borrowers’ funding needs.

BridgeInvest Values

We believe that integrity means always adhering to and executing on the terms agreed upon with our borrowers.

We prioritize open communication and full transparency during all stages of the closing process to ensure that each party succeeds.

Our main objective is to foster longstanding relationships built on a foundation of trust and an alignment of interests.


Year Established


Office Locations

2601 South Bayshore Drive, Suite 1460, Miami, Florida 33133

Primary Capital Source
  • Debt Fund We Manage
Alternative Capital Sources
  • Individual Investors
  • Family Offices
  • Single Capital Partner
  • Other Private Lending Companies
  • Private Equity Funds
  • Hedge Funds
  • Friends & Family
  • Asset Management Companies
  • Fund to Fund
Loan Structure for Majority of Loans
  • Own Balance Sheet
Percentage of Loans Secured by Commercial Property


Percentage of Loans Secured by Residential Property


Total Number of Loans Funded to Date


Total Loan Volume Funded to Date


Our Team

Jon Gitman


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What We Do

  • Loans for Commercial Real Estate
  • Non-Recourse Bridge & Value-Add Loans
  • Land Development & Construction Loans
  • 25%+ Cash Required for Property Purchase
  • 40%+ Cash Required for Land Purchase

Not Available

  • NO 100% Financing
  • NO Cannabis-Use Properties
  • NO Rural Areas or Small Towns
  • NO Residential Properties

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