Commercial Real Estate

Moving forward with you

With almost $15B in commercial real estate commitments, Fifth Third Commercial Real Estate has long-standing relationships and deep expertise when it comes to understanding positioning, trends, and the unique story behind each property.

For your commercial real estate needs, contact John Hein, Head of Commercial Real Estate, Senior Vice President at 312-704-2997/

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Providing dedicated expertise

Whether yours is a publicly-traded company or a privately-owned one, we take the time to understand the intricate details of your commercial real estate business. Then, we tailor our comprehensive credit, capital markets, and treasury management solutions to your specific needs.

Areas of focus include:

National Commercial Real Estate

Our national public real estate group partners with sponsors, who source equity capital in the publicly-traded markets, through institutional investors or through broker-dealer networks. We serve all capital needs of REITs, REOCs, pension fund advisors, fund sponsors, merchant builders and real estate management companies.

Middle Market Commercial Real Estate

Our dedicated team is keenly focused on the unique demands of privately-owned real estate developers to provide flexible, comprehensive financing options including acquisition, construction and repositioning solutions, term loans for stable projects, and treasury management solutions. 

National Home Builder

Our home builder team supports publically-traded and large, privately-owned home building companies in the areas of acquisition, development and construction of for-sale residential real estate assets.    

Tax Credit Lending

Our tax credit team works with developers and intermediaries on community development real-estate projects that receive Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs), Historic Tax Credits (HTCs), New Market Tax Credits (NMTCs), and other economic incentives. Fifth Third Bank can provide seamless debt and equity financing solutions for your tax credit project.

Commercial financing to fit your needs

Fifth Third Commercial Real Estate is committed to helping your business grow. Our experience runs deep and spans a vast variety of assets, including:

  • Office
  • Industrial
  • Retail
  • Medical office
  • Multi-family
  • For sale residential
  • Student housing
  • Self-storage
  • Senior housing
  • Manufactured housing communities
  • Full-service hotels

Achieve your real estate goals

From complex construction financing to specialized lending with capital markets expertise and sophisticated treasury management solutions, our teams are ready to get to work on your next project. Our dedicated real estate capabilities can help you:

  • Optimize capital structure to balance financial risk and return
  • Manage financial risk through hedging strategies1
  • Enhance your efficiency and profitability
  • Maximize your company’s working capital
  • Plan for your company’s ownership transition

One bank for your needs

We support a variety of services for businesses looking to improve multiple aspects of their finances through the convenience of one bank that you can value and trust.

Explore all that Fifth Third Commercial Banking has to offer.

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