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BWE Arranges $10M Loan for Lancaster Self-Storage Project

BWE closed a $10,000,000 construction loan for the ground-up development of a new 733-unit self-storage facility in downtown Lancaster.

Arash Kouhi, VP in BWE’s Phoenix office, originated the loan from a credit union on behalf of Frontera Real Estate Investments. The loan has a 15-year term with three years of interest-only payments.

“We worked closely with our partners at Frontera Real Estate to complete this deal despite the adverse market conditions, and we’re proud to help them develop this project in an area that’s seeing high demand for reliable self-storage,” said Kouhi. “As Lancaster’s attainable housing prices and economic growth continue to spur movement to the city, this new development will address a crucial lack of product in the area.”


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BWE's Kouhi

About Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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