Blueprint Capital Reports Net Income of $951,000 in Third Quarter 2012

Blueprint Capital Reports Net Income of $951,000 in Third Quarter 2012

Earns $2.8 Million Year-to-Date

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blueprint Capital, LLC, the leading residential construction lender in Seattle, today reported its tenth consecutive quarterly profit. For the third quarter ended September 30, 2012, earnings increased 47 percent to $951,358 compared to $647,827 in the third quarter a year ago. Year-to-date earnings were $2.8 million compared to $1.5 million in the like period a year ago.

"Blueprint's strong earnings are driven by growth in our portfolio of one- to four- family construction loans," said Mark Knoll, co-founder and chief executive officer. "This is a result of our continued focus on smart, small-scale development within Seattle's urban neighborhoods." At the end of the third quarter, Blueprint's committed loans receivable increased to $94.7 million compared to $50.2 million for the third quarter last year.

"In the third quarter, we funded 49 loans for $35.8 million, which is a record amount for us," said Dan Duffus, co-founder and director of builder services. "Our financing plus service model is what sets us apart. Everything we do is focused on helping our member builders succeed." In addition to financing, Blueprint adds value for customers by sourcing new projects, providing development services and marketing their homes.

Third Quarter 2012 Highlights (at, or for the period ended September 30, 2012):

  • Raised $4.3 million in new equity capital
  • Funded 49 loans for a total commitment of $35.8 million
  • Low debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59 to 1
  • Collateral mix of 94% one- to four-family residential, 5% multifamily and 1% land
  • Portfolio mix of 92% new construction, 5% rehab and 3% A&D/other
  • Zero non-performing loans
  • Posted 32 consecutive monthly distributions to investors
  • Market share of 34% of new homes sold between $400,000 and $1.0 million in Seattle

About Blueprint Capital, LLC

Blueprint Capital is the leading residential construction lender in Seattle, Washington. Blueprint provides loans and development services to builders for smart, small-scale construction among Seattle's urban neighborhoods. Using a unique, co-operative business model, Blueprint pools the resources of builders, suppliers and community stakeholders enabling local builders to meet housing demand. In addition to financing, Blueprint provides its customers with design, permitting and marketing services including ready to build projects. More information is available at

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This news release contains comments or information that constitutes forward-looking statements (within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995) that are based on current expectations that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from the results expressed in forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such a difference include changes in interest rates and interest rate relationships; demand for products and services; the degree of competition by traditional and non-traditional competitors; changes in banking regulation; changes in tax laws; changes in prices; levies and assessments; the impact of technological advances; governmental and regulatory policy changes; the outcomes of contingencies; trends in customer behavior as well as their ability to repay loans; changes in the national and local economy; and other factors, including risk factors, referred to from time to time in filings made by Blueprint Capital, LLC. Blueprint Capital, LLC, is a private company and undertakes no obligation to update or clarify forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Three Months EndedNine Months Ended
September 30,June 30,September 30,September 30,September 30,
INCOME STATEMENT20122012201120122011
INTEREST INCOME$1,749,938$1,579,033$1,088,372$4,660,943$2,506,087
Interest and other direct loan expense 416,800  360,578  255,907  1,006,357  497,163 
Net Interest Income1,333,1381,218,455832,4663,654,5862,008,924
Real estate development income, net -  -  -  117,339  - 
General and administrative expenses129,332128,30549,350378,444153,237
Utilities expense8759331872,377680
Payroll expense 251,573  199,242  135,102  619,875  312,296 
Total non-interest expense381,780328,480184,6391,000,696466,213
Net income$951,358$889,975$647,827$2,771,229$1,542,711
Balance, beginning of period$28,720,580$22,176,979$16,869,357$21,615,599$11,004,703
Member contributions4,317,8936,033,8581,255,29711,940,5937,026,103
Member distributions(462,583)(380,232)(319,983)(2,523,335)(1,121,019)
Minority interest -  -  -  (276,838) - 
Balance, end of period$33,527,248 $28,720,580 $18,452,497 $33,527,248 $18,452,497 
September 30,June 30,September 30,
BALANCE SHEET201220122011
Restricted cash 1,000,000  1,000,000  1,314,786 
Total cash and cash equivalents1,130,6301,132,6171,350,332
Accounts receivable---
Loans to members:
Loans receivable, committed94,741,10975,423,98450,157,754
Undisbursed loan commitments(41,879,012)(31,076,412)(21,102,808)
Deferred loan fees (1,094,183) (864,346) (570,263)
Loans receivable, net51,767,91443,483,22628,484,683
Accrued interest receivables405,773341,639263,046
Investment in joint venture -  -  - 
Total current assets53,304,31744,957,48230,098,061
Real estate work in progress -  -  766,552 
Total assets$53,304,317 $44,957,482 $30,864,613 
Accounts payable$267,419$227,252$156,466
Lines of credit payable19,509,65016,009,65011,680,650
Notes payable -  -  575,000 
Total current liabilities19,777,06916,236,90212,412,116
Blueprint Capital, LLC33,527,24828,720,58018,452,497
Morgan Junction, LLC---
Minority interest in Morgan Junction, LLC -  -  - 
Total members' equity33,527,24828,720,58018,452,497
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND MEMBERS EQUITY$53,304,317 $44,957,482 $30,864,613 

Blueprint Capital, LLC
Mark Knoll - CEO

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Washington


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