Monthly Archives: March 2016

3.18.16: ValueXpress Exhibiting at AAHOA Trade Show in Nashville, TN

On March 30-31, 2016, ValueXpress will be exhibiting at the annual Asian American Hotel Owners (AAHOA) Trade Show in Nashville, Tennessee. ValueXpress will be located in Booth 374 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center noon-6:00 p.m. on Thursday, … Continue reading

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3.16.16: CMBS Conduit Loan Spreads Rally

After an extended period of widening spreads on CMBS bonds, spreads tightened significantly this past week. The tightening provided relief to market participants that have seen CMBS conduit lenders pull back from originating new CMBS conduit loans until the market … Continue reading

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3.9.16: Did You Know Kroll’s CMBS Reports Are Free?

Joseph Kelly, Senior Director at Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA), recently spoke at the Regional Conference of Mortgage Bankers convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey. KBRA was established in 2010 in an effort to restore trust in credit ratings by … Continue reading

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ValueXpress Obtains $3.7-Million CMBS Conduit Loan for a Class A Office Building in Boca Raton, FL

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 … Continue reading

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3.4.16: 5-Year Fixed-Rate CMBS Loans (No B-Buyer Approval Needed!)

ValueXpress has started origination of 5-year fixed-rate CMBS conduit loans with a partner. The loans will be held on the partner’s balance sheet until volatility in the CMBS market subsides. The 5-year fixed-rate program features interest rates in the 5.5% … Continue reading

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3.2.16: Sports Authority Files for Bankruptcy

About one-third of Sports Authority stores will be shut down or sold as the company filed for bankruptcy, the company announced Wednesday morning. Sports Authority plans to close about 140 of its 463 stores over the next three months as … Continue reading

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2.25.16: MBA, Trade Groups Urge Changes to CRE Risk Retention Rule

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and other industry trade groups asked the U.S. House Financial Services Committee to approve a bill that would amend the Securities Exchange Act to modify requirements for qualified commercial real estate. The rules, as written, … Continue reading

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