Knighthead Funding Provides $27MM Construction Loan for Mixed-Use Project in Forest Hills, NY

Knighthead Funding, LLC (“Knighthead”), the Greenwich, CT-based real estate finance company, announced that it has provided a $27 Million first mortgage construction loan to the developer of a seven-story, mixed-use apartment building located in Forest Hills, NY. The building will contain 46 apartments, ground floor retail and underground parking. The developer commenced construction shortly after the loan closed and completion is estimated to occur in 2018. The development will replace four existing structures, all of which had been used previously for commercial purposes.