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Debt Origination

Kennedy Wilson Capital is a bridge lender focusing on the middle market.  We offer senior mortgage and mezzanine debt financing along with preferred equity on transitional, institutional-quality real estate in the Western United States. 

We understand the complex nature of real estate transactions and are able to offer our customers customized financing solutions in all areas of the capital structure.  Targeted loan amounts range from $10MM to $50MM. 

Kennedy Wilson Capital has a hands-on approach to financing and possesses local expertise in all facets of real estate.  Kennedy Wilson Capital is a balance sheet lender so you’ll always have a single point of contact. 



·         Value-add Transactions

·         Acquisitions or Refinances

·         Rehabs/Repositions

·         Vacant Buildings or Lease-ups

·         Non-stabilized Assets

·         Quick Closings

·         Stabilized Assets Requiring a Bridge Loan

·         Transitional Assets



Property Types

Office, multi-family, retail, industrial, hotel, self-storage
Location Top MSAs and select secondary markets in the Western U.S.
Term Typically a 2-3 year initial term
Commitment Size $10MM to $50MM
LTV Targets

Senior Mortgages – 60% to 80%

Mezzanine/Preferred Equity – 75% to 90%

Rates Floating rate over a LIBOR index (fixed rate loans can also be originated in certain circumstances)
Amortization Interest-only


Brentwood Condominiums

Kennedy Wilson financed the acquisition of an existing condo-quality building that was built in 2009 but never occupied. The borrower’s business plan included obtaining the final condo map and white... Read more

Inland Empire Self Storage

Kennedy Wilson financed a borrower’s discounted payoff of an existing loan on a self-storage and office property built in 2005. The office portion of the property is being taken through eminent... Read more
Nicholas Colonna
President of Commercial Investments & Fund Management
Chad Walsh
Vice President, Kennedy Wilson Capital