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Mar 21, 2017

Grand Coast Capital Group Acquires Mixed-Use Property in Dublin, Ireland

Grand Coast Capital Group, a Boston-based real estate investment and private lending firm, announced today that it has acquired Swords Plaza, a 101,285 sq. ft. retail and office complex located on Main Street in Swords, County Dublin. The centrally located mixed-use property presents a significant opportunity for value-add positioning and includes a variety of top-performing local, national and international tenants including Smiles Dental, Axa Insurance, McDonalds and DHL Express, among others…  
Jan 25, 2017

Grand Coast Capital Group acquires controlling interest in Dublin’s Park Shopping Center

A planning application has just been submitted for 541 student bed spaces as part of the redevelopment of the Tesco-anchored Park Shopping Centre on Prussia Street in the Stoneybatter area of Dublin 7. The 1984-built centre, opposite the site of a former cattle market off the North Circular Road, adjoins part of the DIT Grangegorman campus which will accommodate around 10,000 students by the end of 2017 and 20,000 upon completion in 2020. DIT Grangegorman, long mooted and only recently starting to take shape, looks set to transform the fortunes…
Jul 29, 2016

Grand Coast Capital Group Wins 2016 Fund Manager of the Year

Fairway America announced today the final winners of the first annual SBRE Awards at its inaugural CapitalFlow Conference in Portland OR…
May 29, 2016

Top 5 Reasons to Invest in Real Estate Through a Private Lender by CEO Jeff Carter

Real estate investing is a key ingredient for creating a long-term investment plan that will maximize your wealth and can even lessen your risk. But it seems like there are limited options available to you, considering most investors don’t have the necessary time or experience do it successfully. Read this article to discover the real estate investment options you do have.
May 4, 2016

4 Ways to Ensure Your Next Real Estate Investment is a Win-Win Transaction by Jeff Carter

As a real estate investor, participating in win-win transactions will afford you numerous benefits. By conducting yourself properly, people will be eager to do business with you, which will lead to increased deal flow, more favorable terms, and, ultimately, financial gains. Buyers and sellers will also be more willing to adjust their budgets and time constraints for the privilege of working with a high-quality investor. Brokers will be more inclined to bring transactions your way and be more negotiable with their fees due to the volume of business they do with you. Lenders and partners will be apt to provide […]
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 Roxbury, MA


  • Loan Amount: $730,000

  • Property Type: 2-4 Family

  • Loan Type: Renovation

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 Fort Lauderdale, FL


  • Loan Amount: $1,200,000

  • Property Type: Commercial Condo

  • Loan Type: Bridge

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 East Boston, MA


  • Loan Amount: $600,000

  • Property Type: Single Family

  • Loan Type: Renovation

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 Kailua, HI


  • Loan Amount: $550,000

  • Property Type: Single Family

  • Loan Type: Renovation

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 Greenwood, SC


  • Loan Amount: $1,326,000

  • Property Type: Multifamily

  • Loan Type: Small Balance Commercial

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 Southbridge, MA


  • Loan Amount: $850,000

  • Property Type: Mixed Use

  • Loan Type: Small Balance Commercial

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 Detroit, MI


  • Loan Amount: $260,250

  • Property Type: Multifamily

  • Loan Type: Small Balance Commercial

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 Glenview, IL


  • Loan Amount: $305,000

  • Property Type: Single Family

  • Loan Type: Renovation

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 Nashville, TN


  • Loan Amount: $264,000

  • Property Type: Single Family

  • Loan Type: Renovation

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 Charleston, SC


  • Loan Amount: $420,000

  • Property Type: Single Family

  • Loan Type: Renovation

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 Chevy Chase, MD


  • Loan Amount: $1,040,000

  • Property Type: Single Family

  • Loan Type: Renovation

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 Overland Park, KS


  • Loan Amount: $261,000

  • Property Type: Single Family

  • Loan Type: Renovation

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Sep 14, 2016

Advantages of Using Alternative Financing

There are many different ways to invest in real estate. If your focus is on flips and rehabs it is important that you have access to capital.  Using traditional bank financing may not be enough to secure deals you are working on.  You need to ability to close quickly and without any strings attached.  One of the ways you can do this is through the use of alternative financing, primarily hard money loans.  Hard money loans give you the ability to find the capital you need without any of the traditional red tape involved.  There are still guidelines and qualifications […]
Sep 7, 2016

Hidden Areas that Impact your Credit Score

Regardless of what type of real estate investor you are and how your finance your deals a strong credit score is important.  Even if it is not the main consideration it is certainly a factor.  Most people understand the major items that impact your score.  Timely payments, available of balance and number of credit inquiries are widely recognized as important.  However there are several smaller items that if left ignored can do as much, if not more damage.  Here are a few hidden areas that can have a big impact on your credit score. That old collection account from the […]
Aug 31, 2016

What To Do If Your Rehab Doesn’t Sell

In a perfect world your rehab property will sell a few weeks after it is listed for full asking price.  Anyone who has flipped real estate before knows this isn’t always the case.  There are times when you can do everything right and still struggle getting your property sold.  It is during these times when you need to make smart decisions.  If you don’t take action a few weeks can easily turn into a few months.  On the other hand if your actions are too drastic you may not sell at a price point you are happy with.  Here are […]
Aug 24, 2016

3 Tips for Rehab Success

If you turn on the TV almost any night you can find at least one show dedicated to rehabs and house flipping.  Fueled by this growth rehabs have become the most popular real estate investing niche by a large margin.  Almost every new investor wants to be a rehabber.  For as many new investors that succeed a good number struggle.  This is not because they lack the desire or the work ethic but because they aren’t exactly sure which steps to take.  Having a plan and the right team around you is a good place to start.  Regardless if you […]
Aug 17, 2016

There Are Still Good Foreclosures Deals Out There

It wasn’t that long ago when foreclosures were all the rage.  It seemed like every other day there was a story about the foreclosure crisis. There were even laws put in place that changed the way foreclosures were taxed.  While that may seem like forever to some it was only seven years ago.  During that time things have changed in the foreclosure market.  Foreclosures were down roughly 20% in the first half of this year alone.  Many investors who relied solely on this niche have moved on to other areas of the business.  For those that have stuck around foreclosures […]
News & Press
Mar 21, 2017

Grand Coast Capital Group Acquires Mixed-Use Property in Dublin, Ireland

Grand Coast Capital Group, a Boston-based real estate investment and private lending firm, announced today that it has acquired Swords Plaza, a 101,285 sq. ft. retail and office complex located on Main Street in Swords, County Dublin. The centrally located mixed-use property presents a significant opportunity for value-add positioning and includes a variety of top-performing local, national and international tenants including Smiles Dental, Axa Insurance, McDonalds and DHL Express, among others…  
Jan 25, 2017

Grand Coast Capital Group acquires controlling interest in Dublin’s Park Shopping Center

A planning application has just been submitted for 541 student bed spaces as part of the redevelopment of the Tesco-anchored Park Shopping Centre on Prussia Street in the Stoneybatter area of Dublin 7. The 1984-built centre, opposite the site of a former cattle market off the North Circular Road, adjoins part of the DIT Grangegorman campus which will accommodate around 10,000 students by the end of 2017 and 20,000 upon completion in 2020. DIT Grangegorman, long mooted and only recently starting to take shape, looks set to transform the fortunes…
Jul 29, 2016

Grand Coast Capital Group Wins 2016 Fund Manager of the Year

Fairway America announced today the final winners of the first annual SBRE Awards at its inaugural CapitalFlow Conference in Portland OR…
May 29, 2016

Top 5 Reasons to Invest in Real Estate Through a Private Lender by CEO Jeff Carter

Real estate investing is a key ingredient for creating a long-term investment plan that will maximize your wealth and can even lessen your risk. But it seems like there are limited options available to you, considering most investors don’t have the necessary time or experience do it successfully. Read this article to discover the real estate investment options you do have.
May 4, 2016

4 Ways to Ensure Your Next Real Estate Investment is a Win-Win Transaction by Jeff Carter

As a real estate investor, participating in win-win transactions will afford you numerous benefits. By conducting yourself properly, people will be eager to do business with you, which will lead to increased deal flow, more favorable terms, and, ultimately, financial gains. Buyers and sellers will also be more willing to adjust their budgets and time constraints for the privilege of working with a high-quality investor. Brokers will be more inclined to bring transactions your way and be more negotiable with their fees due to the volume of business they do with you. Lenders and partners will be apt to provide […]
Recent Deals
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 Roxbury, MA


  • Loan Amount: $730,000

  • Property Type: 2-4 Family

  • Loan Type: Renovation

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 Fort Lauderdale, FL


  • Loan Amount: $1,200,000

  • Property Type: Commercial Condo

  • Loan Type: Bridge

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 East Boston, MA


  • Loan Amount: $600,000

  • Property Type: Single Family

  • Loan Type: Renovation

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 Kailua, HI


  • Loan Amount: $550,000

  • Property Type: Single Family

  • Loan Type: Renovation

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 Greenwood, SC


  • Loan Amount: $1,326,000

  • Property Type: Multifamily

  • Loan Type: Small Balance Commercial

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 Southbridge, MA


  • Loan Amount: $850,000

  • Property Type: Mixed Use

  • Loan Type: Small Balance Commercial

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 Detroit, MI


  • Loan Amount: $260,250

  • Property Type: Multifamily

  • Loan Type: Small Balance Commercial

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 Glenview, IL


  • Loan Amount: $305,000

  • Property Type: Single Family

  • Loan Type: Renovation

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 Nashville, TN


  • Loan Amount: $264,000

  • Property Type: Single Family

  • Loan Type: Renovation

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 Charleston, SC


  • Loan Amount: $420,000

  • Property Type: Single Family

  • Loan Type: Renovation

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 Chevy Chase, MD


  • Loan Amount: $1,040,000

  • Property Type: Single Family

  • Loan Type: Renovation

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 Overland Park, KS


  • Loan Amount: $261,000

  • Property Type: Single Family

  • Loan Type: Renovation

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Blog
Sep 14, 2016

Advantages of Using Alternative Financing

There are many different ways to invest in real estate. If your focus is on flips and rehabs it is important that you have access to capital.  Using traditional bank financing may not be enough to secure deals you are working on.  You need to ability to close quickly and without any strings attached.  One of the ways you can do this is through the use of alternative financing, primarily hard money loans.  Hard money loans give you the ability to find the capital you need without any of the traditional red tape involved.  There are still guidelines and qualifications […]
Sep 7, 2016

Hidden Areas that Impact your Credit Score

Regardless of what type of real estate investor you are and how your finance your deals a strong credit score is important.  Even if it is not the main consideration it is certainly a factor.  Most people understand the major items that impact your score.  Timely payments, available of balance and number of credit inquiries are widely recognized as important.  However there are several smaller items that if left ignored can do as much, if not more damage.  Here are a few hidden areas that can have a big impact on your credit score. That old collection account from the […]
Aug 31, 2016

What To Do If Your Rehab Doesn’t Sell

In a perfect world your rehab property will sell a few weeks after it is listed for full asking price.  Anyone who has flipped real estate before knows this isn’t always the case.  There are times when you can do everything right and still struggle getting your property sold.  It is during these times when you need to make smart decisions.  If you don’t take action a few weeks can easily turn into a few months.  On the other hand if your actions are too drastic you may not sell at a price point you are happy with.  Here are […]
Aug 24, 2016

3 Tips for Rehab Success

If you turn on the TV almost any night you can find at least one show dedicated to rehabs and house flipping.  Fueled by this growth rehabs have become the most popular real estate investing niche by a large margin.  Almost every new investor wants to be a rehabber.  For as many new investors that succeed a good number struggle.  This is not because they lack the desire or the work ethic but because they aren’t exactly sure which steps to take.  Having a plan and the right team around you is a good place to start.  Regardless if you […]
Aug 17, 2016

There Are Still Good Foreclosures Deals Out There

It wasn’t that long ago when foreclosures were all the rage.  It seemed like every other day there was a story about the foreclosure crisis. There were even laws put in place that changed the way foreclosures were taxed.  While that may seem like forever to some it was only seven years ago.  During that time things have changed in the foreclosure market.  Foreclosures were down roughly 20% in the first half of this year alone.  Many investors who relied solely on this niche have moved on to other areas of the business.  For those that have stuck around foreclosures […]