Direct Bridge Lender for Commercial Real Estate Nationwide

Columbia Pacific is a direct private bridge lender based in Seattle, WA. Our lending strategy was established to provide short to intermediate term financing on any type of commercial real estate nationwide. Our loans are typically between $5-$50 million with terms as short as 12 months. With an experienced well-rounded team comprised of industry professionals with a broad range of experience, we are well positioned to better understand the complexity of the lending processes and to close deals quickly without compromising underwriting standards.

Please note: we do not consider land development or ground-up construction loans.

Property Geographic Area Details
Nationwide - all 50 states
Loan Amounts
$5,000,000 to $50,000,000
Interest Rates
9% to 12%
Loan Terms
12 months to 48 months
Origination Fees
1% to 4%
Lien Position
Collateral Types
  • Commercial Property
Loan Purpose
  • Investment Acquisition
  • Investment Refinance
  • Improve Subject Property
  • Value Add Project
Property Occupancy
  • Vacant
  • Tenant Occupied 100%
  • Owner Occupied Commercial

Property Types

  • Commercial Condominium
  • Industrial
  • Mobile Home Park
  • Multifamily
  • Office
  • Retail
  • Senior Housing

Loan Types

  • Commercial Bridge
  • Commercial Property Value Add

Specialty Loan Types

  • Note Purchase
  • Reverse 1031 Exchange
  • Partner Buyout
  • Discounted Note Payoff

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 Another Investment Property

Experience Required


Minimum Number of Value-Add Projects Completed by Borrower


Will Provide Funds for Renovation Costs


Max LTC for Renovation Costs


Interest Charged for Renovation Costs

Entire Amount of Total Project Costs

Typical Number of Days for Funds Draw


Deposit Required

Borrower shall make a deposit of no less than $20,000 to cover lender legal and travel. Any remaining due diligence deposit will be credited to the Borrower at closing.

Fees which are mandatory for all new borrower clients

  • Deposit

Fees which are paid to a third party company

  • Appraisal Fee
  • Environmental Report Fee
  • Renovation or Construction Funds Draw Fee

Details and Requirements

Typical Closing Time (Days)


Fastest Closing Time (Days)


Payment Structure
  • Interest Only
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
  • Financial Statements
  • Loan Application
Personal Guaranty (Recourse) Required
Credit Check Required


Appraisal Required for Commercial Property


Broker Price Opinion (BPO) Accepted for Commercial Property


Additional Details

Upon acceptance of the term sheet, Borrower will be liable for all out-of-pocket third party expenses (including but not limited to site visit, environmental, property condition report, ALTA survey, appraisal, travel and legal fees).

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Columbia Pacific Advisors, LLC, founded in 2006, manages over $1 Billion of assets across a range of real estate, opportunistic, direct lending and hedged strategies. Our principals and professionals are personally invested alongside our limited partners, and we strive to generate compelling risk-adjusted returns on a consistent basis for our investors. Columbia Pacific Advisors, LLC is a SEC registered investment adviser and headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Our talented, experienced investment professionals are supported by a robust operational infrastructure carefully structured for our strategies. We are highly opportunistic in our approach and embrace the entrepreneurial spirit of our founders. We generate and actively seek unique and compelling investment ideas, perform deep fundamental research, and creatively structure transactions and portfolios to balance risk and return.

Our History
Columbia Pacific Management was founded over twenty-five years ago as Daniel R. Baty’s private family investment firm. In 2006, the Baty Family joined with Alex Washburn, an experienced investment manager, to launch Columbia Pacific Advisors (“CPA”), an alternative investment platform. Today, CPA manages investments across multiple strategies, leveraging our robust network, access to deal flow, and expertise in asset valuation to deliver returns to an institutional-caliber investor base. Columbia Pacific Advisors provides advisory services primarily to pooled investment vehicles whose limited partners may include family offices, institutions, and high net worth individuals.

Year Established


Office Locations

1910 Fairview Ave E. Suite 200, Seattle, Washington 98102

Percentage of Loans Secured by Commercial Property


Our Team

Will Nelson

Billy Meyer

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