Commerical and Institutional Real Estate

Cross-Border Specialization in All Asset Classes


SMBC offers clients a strong competitive advantage in the global approach of our New York and Los Angeles-based commercial real estate professionals. Our clients experience seamless cross-border transactions as our team coordinates closely with colleagues in Tokyo, Sydney, Hong Kong, Toronto, London, and Singapore to manage:

  • Project-level and portfolio loans
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT)
  • Real Estate Operating Companies (REOC)

Our group is actively engaged and highly experienced in all asset classes:

  • Mixed-use
  • Office
  • Portfolio of assets
  • Residential/condo
  • Retail/commercial
  • Industrial

Delivering financing solutions for:

  • Bridge/Interim financing
  • Construction loans
  • Interest-rate hedging solutions (through SMBC Capital Markets)
  • Letters of credit
  • Revolvers
  • Term loans

Capital Commitment and Structured Fund Finance

Trusted Leadership. International Presence. Consistent Performance.

SMBC is a global leader in subscription-secured lending to private equity funds investing across multiple asset classes. Globally centralized in New York, SMBC has been originating subscription facilities since 1999 and has originated and arranged more than $40 billion in the last five years for funds in the US, Europe, Asia, Latin America, Japan and Australia.

SMBC has arranged credit facilities for private equity funds investing in the following asset classes:

  • Real estate
  • Direct senior lending
  • Middle market lending
  • Business development corporations (BDCs)
  • Corporate mezzanine finance
  • Distressed debt
  • Leveraged buyout
  • Fund-of-Funds
  • Secondaries
  • Venture capital
  • Energy and natural resources
  • Infrastructure

Leisure, Gaming, and Hospitality
Diversified Experience Across the Globe

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Las Vegas / Asia Focus

With a particular focus on Las Vegas-based firms with Asian investment strategies, SMBC works with market leaders in gaming and integrated resorts. Casino properties often include hotels, convention space, retail, and other non-gaming amenities. SMBC provides its clients with debt capital for:

  • Acquisition
  • Corporate working capital
  • Project financing

Lodging Experts

SMBC has a global footprint and is capable of orchestrating transactions at any point in its hospitality business line. SMBC partners with the world’s leading hospitality brands and provides term loans, revolvers, and construction loans for:

  • REITs
  • Operating companies
  • Projects