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Land development and construction

Financial services for land development and construction

The expertise you need when it comes to land development and construction

We are a leading non-bank lender in Canada for construction loans, development loans, mezzanine loans, and land loans. Over the last 20 years, we’ve built a fantastic team of real estate lending professionals across the province.

Land development and construction highlights

Construction loans

Meridian provided a Member over $40 million in servicing for more than 400 single family lots and construction loans.

Land acquisition loans

Meridian provided a $17.5 million land acquisition loan for a GTA condo.

Our specialists can help

Jason Hingston
Jason Hingston
Director, Real Estate Development

I have over 10 years of experience in commercial underwriting and account management, primarily with land developers and homebuilders. I lead a team of underwriters and account managers in Southwestern Ontario dedicated to land development and construction lending. I am also experienced in complex deal structures, including syndicated facilities and securitization.

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How we support land development and construction

Each of our regional business banking centres are staffed with industry professionals who have the knowledge and experience to develop lending solutions tailored to fit your needs. Through practical experience and proactive discussion, we can quickly assess your borrowing needs and create loan structures using a full suite of products and services. We can help you find a solution for anything from complex projects to small single structures, in areas including:

  • Raw land
  • Land development and site servicing
  • Low-rise subdivision construction
  • Mid- and high-rise residential construction
  • Office, retail, and industrial construction

Member story

Building community together

Transcript for Meridian business Member video featuring Mark Basciano, president and owner of the Mountainview Building Group

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We can help you navigate every aspect of the land development and construction business. Our experts have experience across many fields and industries. With services and advice tailored to your needs and goals we can support you throughout every stage of your journey.

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