Monthly Archives: December 2014

12.26.14: Caution Flag Out for Hotels in Oil-Related Markets

CMBS conduit loan originators are concerned about lower oil prices negatively affecting room demand for hotel properties in markets where demand is highly dependent on robust oil exploration and production activities. While the impact of declining oil prices should affect … Continue reading

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12.21.14: Economic Outlook and Product Offering Update

One of our CMBS conduit lending partners provides us with a regular forecast of its views on the economy and its expected impact on CMBS conduit lending. We have completed close to $500 million in transactions since the restart of … Continue reading

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12.17.14: More First Mortgage/Mezzanine Combos Expected in 2015-2017

The significant amount of CMBS conduit loan maturities in 2015-2017 will provide an unprecedented opportunity for CMBS conduit loan mortgage brokers to increase their origination volume in the upcoming years (see our 12.12.14 post), but not without some challenges. “I … Continue reading

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ValueXpress Arranges $5.2-Million CMBS Conduit Loan for the Refinance of a 74-Room Holiday Inn Express Located in Fort Worth, TX

ValueXpress has arranged a $5.2-million CMBS conduit loan for the refinance of a three-story Holiday Inn Express hotel constructed in 2006. The hotel is located in Burleson, Texas, a suburb of Fort Worth. The sponsor will utilize a portion of the … Continue reading

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12.12.14: Mountain of CMBS Conduit Loan Maturities Presents Origination Opportunity

The significant amount of CMBS conduit loan maturities in 2015-2017 will provide an unprecedented opportunity for CMBS conduit loan mortgage brokers to increase their origination volume in the upcoming years. “Recently, Jim Brett, our CMBS bond analyst and head of … Continue reading

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12.8.14: Is Radio Shack “Toast”?

I have fond memories of buying obscure electronic devices and parts at the Radio Shack in Brunswick Square Mall in East Brunswick, N.J., where I grew up. Do you remember when headphones made your head doubly large and the plug-in … Continue reading

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12.3.14: CMBS Delinquency Posts Significant Decline in November

The CMBS delinquency rate for U.S. commercial real estate loans in CMBS declined significantly in November, to 5.80%, reversing an 11-basis-point (bp) increase reported in October, according to Trepp. The November delinquency rate was the largest drop in ten months … Continue reading

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