JMA Ventures Rises to the Problem With New Acquisitions


JMA Ventures, LLC introduced the current closing of two opportunistic investments, additional strengthening its efforts to construct its fairness and credit-based funding methods within the hospitality and leisure area in addition to increase its geographic targets.   

In June, JMA Ventures together with Southern California-based LLJ Ventures closed on the acquisition of a luxurious resort and huge yacht marina on the island of St. Lucia within the Southern Caribbean. The transaction concerned an advanced tri-party structured settlement with the venture lender and borrower and resulted in associates of JMA taking full management of the resort and marina operations because it embarks on a complete reinvestment and rebranding of the resort. “We’re extraordinarily excited concerning the alternative to amass and rework the Marigot Bay Resort and Marina to make it one of many premier lodge resorts and luxurious yacht marinas within the Caribbean,” mentioned Todd Chapman, President of JMA Ventures. “Our skill to amass the resort by a fancy structured transaction will permit us to create a big quantity of worth for our buyers and evidences our continued efforts at JMA to look out extremely advanced conditions the place our workforce of proficient professionals can acknowledge and unlock alternatives others may overlook.” The Marigot Bay Resort and Marina will see a big quantity of renovation over the course of the subsequent 5 months and is predicted to unveil its new choices prematurely of the 2021-2022 Caribbean excessive season.   

As well as, JMA’s rising credit score technique enterprise introduced the closing of a participation in a development mortgage for an under-construction luxurious lodge and residence venture in Park Metropolis, Utah. JMA was in a position to leverage its deep expertise in mountain resort markets and hospitality and its inner workforce of improvement leaders to shortly underwrite an funding in a lovely tranche of the present development mortgage. “We’ve got seen a big soar in curiosity from patrons and guests throughout mountain resort markets we’re concerned in based mostly on the altering wants of households popping out of the pandemic. Properly-located and positioned lodge and residential tasks in these markets have skilled unbelievable demand, which has not confirmed any signal of slowing, and we consider Park Metropolis is without doubt one of the premier development markets within the nation for these looking for high-quality year-round experiences,” mentioned Chapman. 

Chapman additionally famous that these investments had been each accomplished in new markets for JMA and mirror the agency’s rising geographic attain for brand new tasks. “Given our targeted analytical method and skill to leverage proprietary data-oriented underwriting and execution instruments, we really feel extra comfy right now in our skill to successfully put money into and handle advanced tasks which can be extra geographically distant from our West Coast roots, which is why we at the moment are more and more energetic within the Mountain West and Southeast.”

JMA Ventures, LLC

JMA is a full-service funding and improvement agency specializing in actual property and leisure-lifestyle property. JMA works on each venture scope from idea and entitlement by completion and operation. Based in 1986 and based mostly in San Francisco, JMA has targeted on delivering superior risk-adjusted returns to its buyers whereas offering high quality merchandise and bettering the communities and environments by which the agency conducts its enterprise. The corporate’s portfolio contains landmark properties that span hospitality, resort, vacation spot, residential, retail, workplace and industrial developments. To be taught extra about JMA Ventures, please go to http://jmaventuresllc.com.

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