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Business Lending

Business Lending provides a direct-lending platform that originates, underwrites, closes and funds commercial real estate loans in the $1–$10 million range.

Our Loan Programs

CBRE Business Lending provides small-balance financing solutions for multifamily and owner-occupied commercial properties, with loan amounts available in the $1 million to $10 million range. Our seasoned management team has extensive experience in private capital lending. Backed by a best-in-class underwriting and closing group and with the full breadth of CBRE’s local market knowledge at its fingertips, we provide borrowers with accurate loan quotes, fast closings and certainty of execution.

For Multifamily Properties

Freddie Mac Small Balance Loans

Designed for multifamily properties needing financing between $1 million and $7.5 million. Loans are non-recourse and are available nationwide with fixed or hybrid ARM rates for terms up to 20 years. Interest-only and prepayment options are offered.


Fannie Mae Small Loans

Fast and flexible non-recourse loans for multifamily properties needing financing between $1 million and $5 million. Fixed or hybrid ARM rates are offered in highly customized loans with terms up to 30 years. Available from CBRE in most major markets.

For Commercial Properties

SBA 504 Loans

Offers high-leverage financing from $1.5 million and up for a wide array of owner-occupied commercial properties. Features 25-year fixed rates with no covenants. And our status as a non-bank lender means you can keep your existing depository relationships.


SBA 7(a) Loans

Provides fast capital to small businesses in amounts up to $5 million with as little as 0% down payment. Proceeds can be used for a variety of business purposes, including start-up and inventory costs.

Related Services

CBRE provides investment sales and debt and structured finance services to multifamily clients ranging from small private investors to large public entities.
CBRE Debt & Structured Finance offers clients assistance with placement of debt and equity for all major property types.
With more than 800 experienced professionals in 90+ offices nationwide, Valuation & Advisory Services (VAS) provides high-quality valuations and consulting services to help clients make the right business decisions.

Find a Business Lending Representative

Get in Touch

Dan Winzeler
Dan Winzeler
Managing Director
Capital Markets, Debt & Structured Finance
+1 407 404 5072
+1 407 276 7996
Jim Pfitzinger
Jim Pfitzinger
Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer
Capital Markets, Debt & Structured Finance
+1 314 6555870