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Success Story: Large Multifamily
New Construction

A panoramic view of how Arbor grows financial partnerships through successful

product executions that deliver results for our clients


$23.4M FHA 221(d)(4) Loan






Year Built


Multifamily owner-operators with decades of experience in construction, acquisition and management were looking to develop a 192-unit, Class A apartment community in Kingsland, GA. Low vacancy rates and limited new supply in the market made it an opportune time to develop new market-rate housing in the market. The borrowers were looking for FHA financing to construct the property and transition to long-term permanent financing upon completion and stabilization.

Arbor Action

Arbor began the underwriting and loan application process in late 2019, with the expectation that the borrowers’ strong development experience and HUD knowledge would make them a good candidate for FHA financing with a 16-month construction timeline. The unexpected impacts of the pandemic posed challenges and disruption in the market, but the Arbor team worked diligently to ensure the borrowers would receive financing in a timely manner and stay on schedule.


Due to Arbor’s experienced FHA team and the borrowers’ strong application, Arbor successfully secured a $23.4 million FHA 221(d)(4) loan to fund the construction of the property and transition to a 40-year term loan. The loan allowed the borrower to cover development costs and operate the property for stable rental income.