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Managing a Commercial Construction Loan: Start to Finish

Mar 03 2:00 PM - Mar 03, 2020 3:30 PM
Mar 03, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Commercial construction loans are entirely different from real estate loans.For example, it may be necessary to create and perfect security interests in both real and personal property. Master this lending niche by learning about the process from beginning to end.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify proper construction loan documentation
  • Create and perfect security interest in real and personal property involved in construction loans
  • Comply with zoning, building permits, and other governmental restrictions
  • Handle change orders and cost over-runs
  • Manage the loan disbursement procedure and monitor work

Commercial construction lending is perhaps the most complicated type of loan – and certainly one of the most risky. Construction lending requires knowledge of unique lending processes and how to manage them. It is a trap for the unwary who think construction lending is simply making a real estate loan. This webinar will explain the commercial construction lending function from start to finish. It will address the special construction loan documents, proper perfection of security interests and liens during construction,adequate construction monitoring, and loan disbursement procedures.



Elizabeth Fast, JD, CPA, Spencer Fane LLP

Elizabeth Fast is a partner with Spencer Fane LLP where she specializes in there presentation of financial institutions. Elizabeth is the head of the firm’s training division.She received her law degree from the University of Kansas and her undergraduate degree from Pittsburg State University. In addition, she has a Master of Business Administration degree and she is a Certified Public Accountant. Before joining Spencer Fane, she was General Counsel, Senior Vice President, and Corporate Secretary of a $9 billion bank with more than 130 branches, where she managed all legal, regulatory, and compliance functions. She is a member of the Missouri State Banking Board by appointment of the Governor.




Live and recorded webinar, handouts, quiz with answer key and training log are included.

Additional Info

Commercial Lending Series

This webinar is also available as part of a six-part series. Purchase the full series of six webinars for $1,295 and save $259.

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Topics Covered

  • Live Webinars
  • Compliance
  • Lending & Collections