Commercial Real Estate Loans


Financing for real estate projects

Let Self-Help's extensive experience in both real estate development and finance work for you. Make the most of your opportunity and enjoy expert assistance in navigating the challenges associated with downtown development and other projects — from tax credits and green building to leasing office, residential, retail and mixed-use space.

Program Focus

We provide financing for property purchase, development, and expansion in the following areas:

  • Commercial and mixed-use in downtowns or low-income communities
  • Preservation of natural or historic resources
  • Sustainable/Green developments
  • Affordable housing

Program Focus

Self-Help offers construction, permanent, and bridge loans for real estate projects and to real estate developers consistent with our mission.

Most notably, we encourage real estate projects that help revitalize low-income areas, promote sustainability or create affordable housing. Our financing is available to businesses, nonprofits, and women- or minority-owned enterprises engaged in commercial or mixed-use real estate projects, no matter the location.