Park Ave RE (or “PARE”) Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of Business Development Corporation of America, today announced that it has agreed to provide funding to support the 150,000 square foot expansion (the “Project”) of Custom Window Systems (“CWS” or the “Company”), an Ocala-based manufacturer of custom glass enclosures, windows, and doors. The $7.25M Project will allow the Company to significantly increase its Florida – focused production capacity with the goal of fostering the Company’s continued growth. The Project is slated to break ground in the first quarter of 2017 with the building expected to be complete by early to mid-August.

Lon Brown, Partner at Columbus Nova MB, stated: “Custom Window’s growth over the last three years has been extremely impressive. This expansion will not only give it the runway it needs to aim higher and go farther well into the future, but it will also allow the Company to even better serve its customers which will ultimately strengthen its competitive position in the market.”

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CNMB is a manager of investment portfolios through its separate account and Baikal programs. CN Fund Management, LLC is owned by Columbus Nova MB, LLC and manages real estate portfolios for institutions and family offices. CNMB also provides advisory services to middle market companies and real estate owners through its broker dealer, Roosevelt Equity Corporation. Please visit http://www.columbusnovamb.com/ for more information about CNMB or contact Amos Beason +1 (704) 285-7750, Lon Brown at +1 (704) 285-7756 or Aldo Martinez at +1 (704) 285-6533. Also, visit us at www.twitter.com/ColumbusNovaMB

About PARE

PARE is a portfolio company of Business Development Corporation of America (“BDCA”), and was specifically formed to invest in mission-critical sale-leaseback, single-tenant, net lease properties associated with the middle-market private equity community.

About Custom Window Systems

Custom Window Systems, Inc. (CWS) has been in business since 1986 and prides itself in producing high quality, American Made window and door products for both residential and commercial use. CWS produces both vinyl and aluminum window and door products which are distributed throughout the Southeastern part of the country. The Company maintains its own fleet of trucks and delivers to most markets in Florida twice a week and out-lying areas once a week. The CWS vinyl “WINDPACT” window has been designed and engineered for the stringent building requirements of the Florida market, meeting the high design pressures in most areas. Recognizing the demand for an energy efficient window, CWS was the first window manufacturer in Florida to obtain an Energy Star® rating from the NFRC.