BankUnited’s Real Estate Lending Team Announces $5.6 Million Loan to Refinance Derecktor Shipyard

BankUnited announced it closed a $5.6 loan to Derecktor-Gunnell, Inc. to refinance its Derecktor Shipyard property at 775 Taylor Lane, Dania Beach. The property occupies 77,000 square feet on more than 15 acres.

Derecktor’s Florida shipyard, a full-service facility catering to mega-yachts, opened in South Florida in 1967 and is situated adjacent to the Dania Cut-Off Canal, within one mile of Port Everglades and minutes from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.  Derecktor also maintains a New York shipyard on Long Island Sound.

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BankUnited, N.A., a national bank and wholly-owned subsidiary of BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE: BKU), is headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida with 100 branches in 15 Florida counties and six banking centers in the New York metropolitan area at December 31, 2014. Ranked third on Forbes Magazine’s list of “Best Banks in America 2015,” and one of the largest independent depository institutions headquartered in Florida by assets, BankUnited provides a wide range of commercial and consumer banking services.  For additional information, call (877) 779-2265 or visit BankUnited can be found on Facebook at and on Twitter @BankUnited.