Sponsor seeking $2.8MM bridge loan secured by $7-10MM commercial land in Pima, AZ for $450MM Solar Project

We have a Sponsor seeking a $2.8MM bridge loan secured by 470 acres of land in Pima, AZ with market value of $7.3MM to $10.4MM when zoning for Commercial is completed around the end of August 2013.

The land is accommodating the construction of a planned 100 (to 120) MW Solar Project. The $68M Phase 1 of the $450M Solar Project will take 9 months to a year to complete.

Here is the summary:

LAND SIZE: 470 acres

LOCATION: Pima, AZ ( Map http://goo.gl/maps/fxUfg )

CURRENT ZONING: Agricultural

DESIRED ZONING: Currently being re-zoned into Commercial (Should be completed around end of August 2013 - update as of Aug 20)

MARKET VALUE OF LAND (AS AGRICULTURAL): $1.64MM (November 2012 MAI appraisal)

MARKET VALUE OF LAND (AFTER COMMERCIAL ZONING): $7.3MM to $10.4MM (June 2013 BPO using comparables and income approach)

CURRENT DEBT: Loan of $658,000



  • 12 months with 12-month interest reserve.
  • 12% interest-only
  • Extension if necessary for 12 months at 16% interest-only
  • 1st Position.
  • If desired, 5% JV partner

COLLATERAL: 470 acres of land (commercial zoning)

PROPOSED USE OF LAND: To accommodate construction of the planned 100 (to 120) MW Solar Project.

A 40-year NNN ground lease proposal has been executed on these terms: Pre-operation lease of $250/acre/year with annual payment due on commencement of binding lease. $1800/acre/year when Phase 1 of solar facility is operational.

SOURCES: Cash contribution from borrower $2.25MM to date.

USES: Cover the cost of Engineered Working Drawings, Interconnect Agreement Application Fees, and Power Purchase Agreement Processing Fees associated with completion of the $68MM Phase 1 of the $450MM Solar Project. Currently has one commitment for $68M loan and one commitment for the $450MM loan contingent on getting signed Interconnect and Power Purchase Agreements from Tucson Electric and Power Company.

Proposed uses:

  • Retire existing loan of $658,000
  • 12-month interest reserve: $336,000
  • Three points paid to broker(s): $84,000
  • Sun Dial Engineering/Touchstone Electric: $80,000
  • Mapping infrastructure ESP Engineering Group: $75,000
  • Performance Bond (required by Town of Pima): Unknown at this time
  • General liability insurance: $2200 annually
  • Job trailer and misc equipment: $45,000
  • Preparation of working drawings and Specifications for the planned Phase One Solar Project (for use in the bidding and construction process): $400,000
  • Initial site preparation and related engineering work: $800,000
  • Operating expenses and contingencies: $300,000

EXIT STRATEGY:  Pay off bridge loan with proceeds from either $68MM Phase 1 Construction Loan or $450MM Total Project Construction Loan

Let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you,

Tony Phan
Next Realty Capital

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