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Bowling Alley Loans 


Bowling is an incredibly popular sport and a profitable business, too. In fact, bowling alleys across the U.S. generate an estimated $4 billion in revenue each year. So, whether you're looking for a $500,000 loan to open a small bowling alley, or $2 million to refinance a super-sized bowling center, Commercial Real Estate Loans. is ready and waiting to help. 

Bowling Alley Loan Terms

In general, our bowling alley loan terms include: 

  • Loan Size: $500,000+

  • Loan Purpose: Loan can be used for property acquisition or refinancing, but cannot be used for business only-financing

  • Loan Term: 3, 5, 10 and 15-year fixed-rate terms

  • Amortization: 15, 20, 25 and 30-year options

  • Leverage: 80% LTV allowance (subordinate debt allowed)

  • DSCR: 1.20 minimum DSCR

  • Credit Score Requirement: 660 minimum

SBA Loans for Bowling Alleys 

Many bowling alley owners discover that the SBA 7(a) and SBA 504 loan programs are some of the most effective ways to acquire or refinance a bowling alley or bowling center property. Unlike most other types of commercial real estate financing, business owners can buy more than just property with SBA loans; they can also purchase equipment or fund working capital for bowling alleys. Despite that increased flexibility, SBA financing has much stricter requirements than many other types of loans. This includes increased credit score requirements and stricter requirements for pre-existing debt..

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