Commercial Banking

Washington Trust Provides Financing to WE 35 National Drive, LLC

November 18, 2021

Glastonbury, Conn. - Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided financing to WE 35 National Drive, LLC for a 105,000 square foot warehouse located in Glastonbury, Connecticut.

The property is located in Glastonbury, an affluent suburb of Hartford, and has ample accessibility less than a mile from Route 2, which connects to both I-91 and I-84.

The sponsor, Winstanley Enterprises, is a Massachusetts-based real estate investment firm originally formed in 1973. Since its inception, the company has acquired and developed more than 115 properties comprised of more than 16 million square feet across a wide range of asset classes, including industrial and logistics, lab/biotech, retail, multi-family, and office spaces.

“Winstanley continues to acquire strategically located properties to take advantage of an asset class that is benefitting greatly from limited supply and strong demand due to continued increase in the e-commerce and logistics industries,” said Julia Anne M. Slom, Senior Vice President & Team Leader of Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group. “We are pleased to have provided financing on one such asset.”

Washington Trust's Commercial Real Estate Group provides commercial real estate mortgages for the construction, refinancing, or purchasing of investment real estate projects. Financing ranges in size from several hundred thousand dollars up to multi-million dollar projects. For more information, contact Bethany Lyons, Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Group, at 401-348-1538.


Founded in 1800, Washington Trust is the oldest community bank in the nation and one of the Northeast’s premier financial services companies. Washington Trust offers a full range of financial services, including commercial banking, mortgage banking, personal banking and wealth management and trust services through its offices located in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts. The Washington Trust Company is a subsidiary of Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., (NASDAQ: WASH).

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