mezzanine


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mezzanine

1. an intermediate storey, esp a low one between the ground and first floor of a building
2. Theatre US and Canadian the first balcony
3. Theatre Brit a room or floor beneath the stage

Mezzanine

A low-ceilinged story located between two main stories, it is usually constructed directly above the ground floor, often projecting over it as a balcony.

Mezzanine

 

an additional structure above the middle section of a house (usually a small house). Mezzanines often have a balcony. They became popular in Russia in the 19th century in low-story stone and, particularly, wooden buildings.

mezzanine, entresol

1. A low-ceilinged story or extensive balcony, usually constructed next above the ground floor.
2. In a theater, the lowest balcony or the forward part of the first balcony.
3. A space under the stage used for the manipulation of scenery in connection with a plateau lift system.
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Depending on where and how tall the room's windows are, the mezzanine could lack daylight, so you'll need bright artificial lights that can be operated from both levels of the room.
There's no doubt that the mezzanine floor has helped us make better use of the existing building," said Iain.
In New York, the mezzanine lender would require that a TIRSA Mezzanine Financing Endorsement be issued in connection with the owner's policy.
While second-lien loans may seem expensive, market participants say the prices are typically a good deal lower than mezzanine loans or issuing equity.
Mezzanines require a clear height to the underside structure of about 8m, which can be provided either by building the entire store to the raised level, maximising visibility of the mezzanine, or by raising the roof over the mezzanine level only.
We are extremely pleased that the SBA has accepted NewSpring Mezzanine Capital as a Debenture Small Business Investment Company applicant and look forward to receiving final approval later this year," said Mike DiPiano.
56,300,000 floating-rate class D mezzanine notes affirm at 'BBB'.
One thing you don't want to do without is soundproofing, because this could affect your enjoyment of the mezzanine and the room below.
Asher Zamir said, "SBO provided comprehensive advice regarding the construction and mezzanine financing.
The amount of mezzanine available for each deal is more an art than science.
In Sheffield, a 33,000sqft mezzanine floor - equivalent to a large new store - was built.
We will discuss strategies in structuring mezzanine deals, cover risk/reward profiles, and evaluate absolute and relative returns," stated Marc Walfish.