Fidelity Bank leads $21 million leasehold mortgage residential project in Amherst

Lending to support revitalization of ReNew Amherst Apartments

(Leominster, Mass.)Fidelity Bank today announced it is leading a $21 million leasehold mortgage in partnership with Savers Bank and North Brookfield Savings Bank to support the renovation and revitalization of ReNew Amherst Apartments, located at 44 South Point Drive, in Amherst, Mass.

The property, which was built in 1968, offers a total of 182 apartments, consisting of one, two or three-bedrooms that range in size from 875 to 1,140 sq. ft. In addition to a tennis and sports court as well as easy access to Amherst’s shopping and nightlife, ReNew Amherst is located just minutes from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst College and Hampshire College.

“Residents and students alike have called ReNew Amherst Apartments home over the years,” said Eric Ruder, attorney for the investors. “By working with Fidelity Bank and their partners at Savers Bank and North Brookfield Savings Bank, my client was able to take their business to the next level with this investment to revitalize one of the town’s most popular properties.”

As a leading lender of commercial loans, Fidelity Bank works with companies of all sizes to finance growth toward achieving solutions and success for business owners and investors.

“Our LifeDesign banking promise of providing care, confidence and clarity enabled us to work effectively with our partners and the investor to ensure the best possible outcome for all on this project,” said Joseph Silva, chief lending officer, Fidelity Bank. “We wish the investors much success and look forward to visiting ReNew Amherst when the renovations are complete.”

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