So I'd look at that step first. Call some local banks, ask about construction financing, who does it locally, who seems very good at it. Build a stable of people you can recommend to your customers.
Tim Berry is the chairman of Eugene, Ore.-Palo Alto Software, which produces business-planning software. He founded Bplans.com and wrote The Plan-As-You-Go Business Plan, published by Entrepreneur Press. Berry is also a co-founder of HavePresence.com, a leader in a local angel-investment group and a judge of international business-plan competitions.