PIDA Interest Rates – 2018 Third Quarter

Listed below are the updated interest rate options for the PIDA loan program.  These rates are in effect for loan applications received through September 30, 2018.

For Real estate loans financing eligible land and building costs, borrowers will have the following interest rate options:

For term loans with a regular amortization;

  1. Fixed interest rate for the full term of the loan (up to a 15-yr. period), set at the current 10-year treasury yield + 100 basis points.  Based on the current 10-year treasury yield, the fixed rate option is 3.75% for the life of the loan.
  2. Fixed interest rate for a seven (7) year period set at the 10-year treasury yield.  After seven years, the rate will reset to the then-current 10-year treasury yield.  Please note, the reset rate is limited to a 200 basis point increase/decrease.  The reset rate is then fixed for the duration of the loan.  Based on the current 10-year treasury yield, the rate for the initial (7) year period is 2.75%.

For 10-year term loans with a 20-year amortization period;

  1. Fixed interest rate for the full term of the loan (10-yr. period). This option is calculated using the 10-year treasury yield +100 basis points.  Based on the current 10-year treasury yield, the fixed rate option is 3.75% for the life of the loan.
  2. Fixed interest rate for a five (5) year period set at the 10-year treasury yield.  After five years, the rate will reset to the then-current 10-year treasury yield.  Please note, the reset rate is limited to a 200 basis point increase/decrease.  The reset rate is then fixed for the duration of the loan.  Based on the current 10-year treasury yield, the rate for the initial (5) year period is 2.75%.

For Equipment loans – 3.75% fixed rate for the full term of the loan.

For Working capital and accounts receivable lines of credit – 3.75% fixed rate for 12 month period.

For Pollution prevention and energy efficiency loans – 2.00% fixed rate for the full term of the loan.

For additional information on the PIDA program, contact Catherine Lawrence (Clawrenc@montcopa.org).

The current guidelines for the PIDA program can be found here: https://dced.pa.gov/programs/pennsylvania-industrial-development-authority-pida/

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