What is C-PACE (PACE) Financing and how does it benefit you?

PACE Financing creates unique opportunities for a variety of stakeholders. Discover the potential of CPACE for your commercial real estate development project. 

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What is C-PACE Financing?

CPACE, or Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy, is a tool that can finance energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements on commercial properties. 

Similar to other traditional real estate financing methods, CPACE uses borrowed capital to pay for the upfront costs associated with energy efficiency or renewable energy improvements. 

The capital is repaid over time via a voluntary tax assessment. The security provided by the tax assessment, a long-used and well understood mechanism, results in several compelling features, including long term financing and transferability of the repayment obligations to the next property owner. 

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C-PACE is for a wide range of stakeholders

CleanFund's C-PACE benefits many stakeholders in the real estate industry. Discover how C-PACE Financing can benefit your organization. 

Commercial Property Owners

Reduce utility of expenses with no out-of-pocket costs.

Commercial Real Estate Developers

Increase value with financing that stays with the property.

Commercial Mortgage Brokers

Lower cost of capital compared to equity. or mezzanine financing.

Service Providers

Offer more appealing financing and do more projects.

Lenders & Banks

Help borrowers maximize the value of their property.

Municipalities

Clean up the built environment in your community.

Solar Projects Developers

Expand your solar commercial business.

What States have an established C-PACE program?

At CleanFund, we constantly track the evolution of PACE Policy and Programs in the United States. Everyday.

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Commercial Property Owners

C-PACE enables owners to fund projects with no out-of-pocket costs.

With terms up-to 30 years, C-PACE makes it possible for owners to make deep, comprehensive retrofits that typically result in energy savings that exceed the annual assessment payment. 

Commercial Real Estate Developers

Build a more valuable and competitive building

Less expensive from capital that can be amortized over 30-years, making it easy to maximize the cash flow benefits of the improvements being made to a specific property. 

Commercial Mortgage Broker

Cost of capital is lower

With the financing secured by the underlaying real estate, the cost of PACE can be much lower than equity or mezzanine debt. 

Solar-Project Developers

Expand your commercial solar business

Flexible financing platform for commercial solar and solar-plus-storage projects, enables owners to save money, regardless of their ability to utilize all available solar tax benefits. 

Service Providers

Increase job creation and retention with C-PACE in your proposal

Offer a more appealing financing option, which allows owners to think more broadly about upgrades, and answers the age-old question, “Great, now how are we going to pay for it?”.

Lenders and Banks

Educated lenders see value in C-PACE

C-PACE does not accelerate and is low risk because only annually levied property tax payments, if unpaid, would be considered “senior” to a mortgage in a foreclosure situation.

Municipalities

Lower the carbon footprint of your community's built environment

C-PACE is a voluntary program that creates jobs, improves the environment, and helps local business owners and companies improve their buildings and save money on their utility bills.

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