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New, valuable component of the real estate capital stack

New, valuable component of the real estate capital stack

Non-recourse capital for major improvements to commercial, multifamily and alternative nonresidential properties.


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100% financing for vital building improvements

100% financing for vital building improvements

Finance up to 100% of hard and soft costs for both new construction and property acquisition or retrofit projects with easy repayment through property taxes.


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Long-term capital to maximize property cash flow

Long-term capital to maximize property cash flow

With savings often exceeding payments, projects pay for themselves. For solar projects, customers can directly or indirectly take advantage of sizable tax benefits.


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Seagate Properties

Seagate, a prolific owner-developer active in the Western United States, maintains its headquarters in the San Rafael, CA buildings utilized CleanFund’s 30-year C-PACE financing to install a 49.6 kW solar PV array and other improvements related to the building’s heating and cooling systems that enabled lower operating expenses.

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Seagate Properties

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Seagate Properties

Seagate, a prolific owner-developer active in the Western United States, maintains its headquarters in the San Rafael, CA buildings utilized CleanFund’s 30-year C-PACE financing to install a 49.6 kW solar PV array and other improvements related to the building’s heating and cooling systems that enabled lower operating expenses.

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Seagate Properties

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EKN Development Group

“Once CleanFund educated us on C-PACE, it was just a matter of selecting our first project. We view C-PACE as a valuable financing tool that complements our other sources of capital,” said Jason Bass, Director of Finance at EKN Development Group, the lead member of the project joint venture. Newport Beach, CA-based EKN has over 1,500 hotel rooms currently under development including properties in Minnesota, San Francisco, Monterey and Italy.

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Seagate Properties

San Rafael-based Seagate Properties partners with CleanFund for upgrades to two of their Marin office buildings. Seagate’s portfolio currently includes 2,500 apartments in the Denver area and about 2 million square feet of commercial, office, retail and industrial space in the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento areas.

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Donovan Energy

Donovan Energy LLC, an energy project development company launched in 2016, partners with CleanFund to provide PACE financing to commercial real estate projects in Ohio and Kentucky, with a focus on Greater Cincinnati. This is the first partnership of its kind in the region.

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Prologis

CleanFund and GreenFinanceSF, San Francisco’s PACE program, joined with vendor Johnson Controls, a provider of building energy efficiency projects and services, and Prologis, an owner and operator of industrial real estate, in a project to upgrade the buildings lighting system, add PV and improve energy efficiency.

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Cypress Properties Group

Chris Robbins, Managing Director at CleanFund shows how the company financed $1.8 million of energy efficiency upgrades at 644 Broadway on the edge of San Francisco’s historic Chinatown, as part of a complete redevelopment of a four story mixed-use building owned by Bay Area based Cypress Properties Group.

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Borrego Solar

Partnering with CleanFund allowed Borrego Solar to offer the most attractive financing option for their client Pacific Ethanol. Offering the highest NPV, the long term length of CleanFund’s SolarPACE product delivered the strongest near-term cash flow when compared to leases, PPAs, or cash purchase.

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Long-term, fixed-rate, non-recourse financing for energy efficiency, water conservation & resiliency projects for both new construction & building upgrades

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Solar financing designed with features and flexibility to meet the demands of commercial property owners. Immediate positive cash flow with 30 year terms

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Latest News & Events


C-PACE provider steps up efforts to win over mortgage lenders

ASR: CleanFund is looking at a new way of getting banks and other lenders comfortable with PACE for commercial buildings

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The Launch of CleanFund’s Debt Capital Markets Division

The Registry: CleanFund Launches Debt Capital Markets Division to Create New Lending Opportunities for Banks and Other Mortgage Lenders.

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Help Clients Soar With C-PACE

Scotsman Guide: C-PACE offers the kind of flexibility and lower costs of capital that can move the needle on certain projects.

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CleanFund’s C-PACE Financing Enables Hotel Indigo in Rochester to ‘Go Green’

PRESS RELEASE: 178-room hotel uses CleanFund’s $2.5 Million C-PACE financing for energy, lighting and water systems.

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Downtown hotel project locks down $2.5 million in ‘green’ financing

Post Bulletin: Developers are using novel financing to lock down $2.5 million in funding for a $20 million Rochester hotel renovation project.

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CleanFund and Live Oak Bank Team Up for New Construction of Home2 Suites

PRESS RELEASE: 94-room Northern California hotel to use $4.3 million in CleanFund C-PACE financing for energy, mechanical and water systems. 

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C-PACE Gaining a Key Role in the Capital Stack

With pricing ranging between 6% and 7%, brokers should be considering C-PACE.

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CleanFund Closes the First Ever 144A Securitization of C-PACE Assets

PRESS RELEASE: Backed by $115 million of C-PACE assessments on 82 properties in six states.

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Energy improvements on Two Marin County Suburban Office Buildings

PRESS RELEASE: CleanFund enables Seagate Properties to make solar and energy upgrades on two buildings.

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C-PACE Financing Two Solar Projects in Marin County

GlobeSt.com: “It’s cheaper than other forms of capital.” – Seagate’s Mark Polite.

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Hotel Indigo Kansas City More Energy Efficient Thanks to C-PACE Financing

Green Lodging News: CleanFund provided $2.4 million in 20-year financing for the historic structure.

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CleanFund provides $4.2M in funding for California Home2 Suites

Hotel Management Magazine: CleanFund’s $4.2 million C-PACE funding for a 94-room hotel, which began construction in September in Tracy, Calif.

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Financing Program That Builds Better Buildings Poised For Breakout

Forbes: CleanFund’s C-PACE financing as a superior long-term option for major upgrades to commercial buildings.

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