Gresham Businesses

Property Capital Financing

Following the success of its four previous mezzanine/preferred equity property funds, Gresham Property established its first unitranche fund in 2015 to provide the Australian property market with a “stretch senior” finance product for development and investment opportunities. Stretch Senior funding is available across all stages of a property development life cycle or investment period. 

Gresham has three active funds with over $2.5 billion of capital raised, having just closed its seventh fund in early 2020 in the midst of the COVID pandemic and securing a cornerstone investment in its eighth fund in mid-2021. Investment in its eighth fund remains open to institutional investors.

Construction Financing

GPF No. 8 Fund (“GPF8”) is primarily designed to provide unitranche debt facilities to property developers and investors to fund construction projects. GPF6 can provide a single source of capital for developers and investors which traditionally would only be available through a combination of senior plus mezzanine debt. Alternatively, GPF6 can provide senior debt leverage with more flexible terms, such as presale coverage.

From a borrowers’ perspective, having a single source of capital for their projects removes a significant amount of transaction complexity and uncertainty and the requirement to negotiate with both a senior and junior lender, and agree terms of an intercreditor deed.

GPF8 is not designed to compete with bank financing and where bank financing alone can be achieved, GPF6’s offering would not be competitive. GPF8 is active Australia wide, focusing on major metropolitan areas and can be used to fund all property asset classes.

Commercial Real Estate Financing

GPF No. 7 Fund (“GPF7”) is primarily designed to target sectors of the property market which are more challenging for major bank lenders. Opportunities include loans secured by residential stock held for sale or commercial properties which have a short WALE or incomplete leasing profiles.

GPF7 is active Australia wide, focusing on major metropolitan areas and can be used to fund all property asset classes.

GPF No. 6

GPF No.6 Fund (“GPF6”) is primarily designed to provide a broad spectrum property debt offering for property developers and investors seeking a credible alternative to major bank funding. GPF6 can provide a single source of capital for developers and investors which traditionally would only be available through a combination of senior plus mezzanine debt. Alternatively, GPF6 can provide senior debt leverage with more flexible terms, such as presale coverage.

GPF6 is not designed to compete with bank financing and where bank financing alone can be achieved, GPF6’s offering would not be competitive.

GPF6 is active Australia wide, focusing on major metropolitan areas and can be used to fund most property asset classes.

From a borrowers’ perspective having a single source of capital for their projects, removes a significant amount of transaction complexity and uncertainty and the requirement to negotiate with both a senior and junior lender, and agree terms of an intercreditor deed.


A selection of investments includes:

Sydney

Property Type:  Residential
Investment:  Stretch Senior loan
Project Size:  372 apartments
Total project realisations:  $203 million

Sydney

Property Type: Residential
Investment:  Stretch Senior loan
Project Size:  7 luxury apartments
Total project realisations:  $68 million

Melbourne

Property Type: Residential
Investment:  Stretch Senior loan
Project Size: 59 Townhouse lots, 31 House & Land lots and 39 Land lots
Total project realisations: $153 million

Sydney

Property Type:  Mixed-use
Investment:  Stretch Senior loan
Project Size: 104 apartments and 900sqm of retail/commercial space
Total project realisations:  $164 million

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