Bridging completions rise by nearly 30%

23rd May 2018 0

Annual bridging completions are now close to £3.8bn after rising by 29.9% from Q4 2017 to Q1 2018, data from the Association of Short Term Lenders has found. The value of loans written in the first quarter of 2018 increased by […]


GVA joins the ASTL

27th April 2018 0

GVA is the third associate member to join the ASTL in 2018 and membership of the ASTL now stands at 34 full members and 30 associate members. […]


ASTL members advance £320m of development loans in Q4

20th March 2018 0

Members of the Association of Short Term Lenders lent £319.4m worth of development loans in the final quarter of 2017.  Of that total £197.8m was classed as bridging but excludes what is generally termed “light refurbishment”, such […]


Gateley Plc joins the ASTL

7th September 2017 0

Gateley Plc has joined the Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) as an associate member. The legal business offers a wide range of services from banking and financial services, dispute resolution, regulatory and restructuring, to […]


ASTL appoints executive committee

22nd August 2017 0

The Association of Short Term Lenders has appointed six board members to join chief executive Benson Hersch in steering the association from 1 September 2017. The members are Adrian Bloomfield of Barton Bridging Capital, Brian […]


Bridging lenders remain positive post-election

20th July 2017 0

ASTL members remain positive about their, and the sector’s, prospects despite the political uncertainty, their latest sentiment survey suggests. Lenders remain positive about the prospects for their own businesses, with 70% believing that their volumes will grow […]

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BrightOffice joins the ASTL

18th July 2017 0

BrightOffice has joined the Association of Short Term Lenders. The software as a service company provides a range of cloud-based software solutions to its clients. BrightOffice work closely with commercial brokers and other industry influencers […]

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