Firm Overview:

JLJ Capital is a middle-market private commercial real estate lender, founded in 2017 by Jonathan Lewis. They are focused on lending on different types of commercial real estate throughout the continental U.S., with a focus on New Jersey, New York and Texas.

High Level Lending Parameters:

These figures are for bridge lending

Loan Amounts: $5-80 million
Loan-to-Value: Up to 85%
Lending Terms: 1 to 24 months with extension options (typically 9 to 12 months)
Interest Rate: 7% to 14%
Lending Focus: New Jersey, New York and Texas: short-term
Asset Class: Multifamily, mixed-used, industrial real estate and entitled landSmall balance program, mezzanine, preferred equity, ground up construction, residential, fix and flip loans are also available.

Recently Closed Deals

  • Office: Preferred equity in New Canaan, CT for $2 million
    • 12-month term; 31,108 sq ft
  • Multi: Ground-up construction in Allen, TX for $55 million
    • 3-year term; 387,462 sq ft
  • Commercial: Bridge lending in San Antonio, TX for $3 million
    • 12-month term; 61,000 sq ft

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