As a hotelier, your mission is to accommodate your guests graciously. At Live Oak Bank, we have the same philosophy when it comes to helping you develop your hotel business. We understand that you work hard to build and expand your hotel property portfolio. That takes great imagination and persistence. Every project has unique twists and turns that require you to be flexible and stay the course to keep things moving forward. Our goal is to simplify the loan process while allowing you to pursue your goals and watch your hotel vision come to life.

By partnering with a specialty lender like Live Oak, you are able to leverage our experience in the hotel industry and benefit from our financing expertise to help you overcome challenges and seize opportunities in any market. We understand the hospitality industry from top to bottom because we work with hoteliers like you and other industry partners nationwide, every single day. Our team will work as hard as you do to provide financing solutions for your projects.

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Loan Solutions

  • Acquisition

    Buying an existing hotel property is a big step that can greatly increase your market presence. Let our team of experts guide you through the process to ensure a successful acquisition.

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  • Construction

    New hotel construction is often an ideal way to expand your business. Regardless of which market you’re targeting, our team can provide adequate funding and guidance.

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Live Oak is a true partner in every sense of the word. Without them, my new property in Charlotte probably doesn’t get built. They helped find solutions for every challenge that I faced and always guide me with confidence.”

- Anuj Mittal, Co-Founder & CEO MJM Hospitality Group in North Carolina

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Our team finances all kinds of hotel projects across the United States. We like to share those experiences in hopes that they will help you avoid costly missteps and be better prepared for financing.

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Why Live Oak


Our hotel lending experts love providing financial solutions for even the most complex hotel projects. We are focused on helping you obtain financing that best meets the needs of each individual property and your overall business. The collective experience and insights we provide will help you make smart and efficient decisions, and we'll also guide you through the entire loan and construction process.


In the hospitality world, relationships mean everything. The relationship that is formed between your business and your guests, when they stay at your hotel, is a perfect example of this. You and your vendors should share a close connection that allows your projects to move forward with confidence. The right vendors should provide solutions and make your goals achievable. Our hotel financing team is committed to working as hard as you do.


We understand that not every hotel project is the same. Thus, we seek creative capital structures that offer you the flexibility needed to keep your vision within sight. Whether it’s teaming up with equity partners or leveraging various government programs, our team knows how to best customize a loan package for your business.

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