Blueprint Capital Announces First Quarter 2013 Financial Results
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blueprint Capital, LLC, the leading residential construction lender in Seattle, today reported its thirteenth consecutive quarterly profit. Earnings increased 25% to $1.2 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013, compared to $961,227 for the first quarter a year ago. The Blueprint model of providing financing to its member builders for smart, small-scale construction projects continues to be successful.
"We started our fourth year of operations with another strong quarter," said Mark Knoll, Co-Founder and CEO of Blueprint Capital. "For our member builders, we funded 32 loans in the first quarter for commitments totaling $23.8 million. For our investors, we were particularly pleased to make a special distribution of $2.6 million in addition to our regular monthly distributions." Blueprint's investment objective is to distribute current income to investors and build enterprise value for potential capital appreciation. Member builders also invest in the company and share the profits.
First Quarter 2013 Financial and Operational Highlights (at, or for the three months ended, March 31, 2013)
Earnings increased 25% to $1.2 million, from $961,227 earned in the first quarter a year ago
Net loans receivable increased to $65.5 million from $57.9 million at the end of 2012
Funded 32 loans for a total commitment of $23.8 million
Posted 37 consecutive monthly distributions to investors
Made a special earnings distribution of $2.6 million in March 2013
Low debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78 to 1
Operating expense to average asset ratio of 3.5%
Interest coverage ratio of 4.53 to 1
Portfolio mix of 94% new construction, 95% one- to four- family residential
Zero non-performing loans since inception
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 www.bluprintcap.com.
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Mark Knoll - CEO
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