Monthly Archives: August 2015

8.21.15: Big Box Redevelopment Can Be Successful

ValueXpress was recently engaged by the owner of two retail properties, a retail power center in Dover, Delaware and a neighborhood shopping center in Wilmington, Delaware, to obtain a CMBS conduit loan to refinance the two existing CMBS conduit loans … Continue reading

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8.18.15: CMBS Prices Continue to Weaken, But Rebound Expected

CMBS spreads reached a two-year high amid high levels of issuance and volatility in world capital markets. The long-term, super senior bonds from the most recent offering, led by Wells Fargo and Societe Generale, priced at a spread of 120 … Continue reading

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8.12.15: Best to Jump on Long Lead Items for a CMBS Loan

An important skill set that ValueXpress brings to CMBS conduit lending is experience. The firm has now arranged over 400 CMBS conduit loans with a principal balance in excess of $1.5 billion. Processing CMBS conduit loans efficiently to create a … Continue reading

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ValueXpress Arranges $6-Million CMBS Conduit Loan for the Refinance of 67-Room Hampton Inn Located in Clute, TX

ValueXpress has arranged a $6-million CMBS conduit loan for the refinance of a three-story Hampton Inn hotel constructed in 2008 located in Clute/Lake Jackson, Texas. The property was constructed to latest Hampton Inn brand standards. Creating a modernized look, these … Continue reading

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8.4.15: Risk Retention Rules for CMBS Not Far Away

On October 22, 2014, the federal regulatory agencies responsible for implementing regulations under Dodd-Frank risk-retention rules for CMBS transactions finalized the rules. In a nutshell, the rules will effectively apply to the riskiest 5% of each CMBS issue. With CMBS … Continue reading

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7.28.15: SBA 7(a) Authorization Level Increase Passed by Congress

In an unusually fast approval for Congress, the┬áSBA 7(a) authorization level was increased to $23.5 billion effective July 28, 2015. This ended a short-lived program shut down that began on July 23, 2015. In a program release notice, Ann Marie … Continue reading

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