Four hotel loans that were closed pre-COVID-19 have been included in the most recent CMBS offering led by Wells Fargo and UBS. The $560.5-million offering included 40 loans secured by 71 properties. The hotel loans included in the pool are the first since the pandemic significantly impacted hotel … [Read more...] about 8.15.20: HOTELS MAKE A COMEBACK: 4 INCLUDED IN RECENT CMBS OFFERING
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How is the interest rate fixed on a CMBS conduit loan? In the loan Term Sheet, under Interest Rate, the provision indicates that the interest rate will be set by adding the loan “spread” (expressed in basis points; i.e., “250 basis points”) to the Swap Rate with same term as the loan. If the loan is … [Read more...] about 8.10.20: A REFRESHER — HOW AND WHEN IS THE INTEREST RATE SET ON A CMBS CONDUIT LOAN?
Simon Property Group, the biggest mall owner in the United States, has reportedly been in talks with Amazon to turn some of the vacant anchor stores in its properties into fulfillment centers for the e-commerce behemoth, The Wall Street Journal reported over the weekend. The move makes perfect sense … [Read more...] about 8.6.20: WILL IT WORK TO CONVERT RETAIL SPACE TO INDUSTRIAL SPACE?
ValueXpress has arranged a $3.9-million CMBS conduit loan for the refinance of 3 retail centers located in Jackson, Mississippi. The transaction provided over $1 million of cash-out loan proceeds to the sponsor that will be used for additional real estate investments. The transaction also refinanced … [Read more...] about VALUEXPRESS ARRANGES $3,900,000 CMBS CONDUIT LOAN FOR THE REFINANCE OF A PORTFOLIO OF NEIGHBORHOOD RETAIL CENTERS LOCATED IN JACKSON, MS
Two multi-borrower CMBS issues priced in July at the tightest spreads since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The offerings were a $1.1-billion offering led by Deutsche Bank, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs (BMARK 2020-B18) and a $690.6-million offering led by Morgan Stanley and Barclays … [Read more...] about 8.1.20: INVESTOR DEMAND STRONG FOR NEW CMBS LOANS
ValueXpress obtained a $3.7-million first-mortgage loan that was utilized to refinance existing debt secured by a 25,400-square-foot multi-tenant office building located in Boca Raton, Florida. The property, constructed in 2006, is currently 87% occupied by 16 tenants, primarily local professional … [Read more...] about VALUEXPRESS OBTAINS $3.7-MILLION CMBS CONDUIT LOAN FOR A CLASS A OFFICE BUILDING LOCATED IN BOCA RATON, FL