FUNDING FOR MARINA PROJECTS

THE MARINA INDUSTRY

The latent demand for marinas worldwide is estimated to be over $24 billion. Of late, the traditional “sun, sea, and sand” tourism model has become saturated and one area identified for specific development is yachting and marina services, a sub-sector that is widely regarded as having significant economic potential, according to the UN. Capital Corp has been involved in providing financing for numerous marina projects over the years and has developed a special expertise in this sector. Our expertise in project funding combined with our knowledge of the marina industry has made us uniquely qualified to provide our clients with the best possible customized funding packages for their marina project, whether standalone or tied to a bigger overall project.

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FUNDING A MARINA PROJECT

A great feature in funding marina projects is the fact that:

 

  • Traditional funding instruments can and often are used, and

  • NO special accommodations or arrangements need to be added on to a funding arrangement involving a marina, whether it's stand-alone or part of a bigger overall project. 

 

The best case scenario is if you (as project promoter/owner) have a ready list of clients or even pre-sales. Why? Because for investors it is a start to mitigating risk, not to mention that it is also a guaranteed payment on the debt due to the fact that that you have proof that there is not only demand but people are ready to buy (or already have bought); thus, there is a guaranteed income. 

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THE FUNDING PROCESS

On the business end of a marina project, the promoter/ project owner is required to produce essentially the same basic information and documents as he/she would in any other type of project:

 

  •  Business Plan

  •  Feasibility Study (if you have it) and/or  Environmental Impact Report

  • Any and all information and documents connected with the technology to be used

 

What can often be the (only) tricky part of funding a marina project is assessing the technology and building materials that will be used to build it up. But reknown manufacturers do exist and are often favored in these types of deals.

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We always appreciate the interest garnered by the service we provide. While we do not have agents representing us in any countries of the world, we still get most of our business from banking consultants, introducers, and brokers worldwide.

If you are a broker, banking consultant, or professional introducer, we welcome the opportunity to do business with you; and in that respect, if you are interested to submit any marina projects that require funding, we invite you to fill out the contact form below.

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