Monthly Archives: June 2017

6.23.17: Don’t Forget: CMBS Conduit Loan Rates Are Listed on Our Website

CMBS conduit loan rates are listed on our website at valuexpress.com every Monday. To access our CMBS conduit loan rate sheet from the ValueXpress home page, click on “Loan Rate Sheet,” which is located at the lower right corner of … Continue reading

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6.21.17: Houston Awaits Hotel Market Recovery

A recently released report identified Houston, Texas as one of the most troubled markets within the Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) ratings universe, which covers most major U.S. metropolitan areas. KBRA’s observations of the top 25 lodging markets revealed that … Continue reading

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6.15.17: Is the Mall at University Town Center the Last in Our Lifetime?

Class A mall developer Taubman Centers Inc. opened what might be the last newly constructed mall for a long time. The property, University Town Center, is an 862,000-square-foot mall that Taubman started in 2004, but construction was slowed by financial … Continue reading

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ValueXpress Arranges $4,875,000 CMBS Conduit Loan for the Refinance of a 90-Unit Apartment Complex Located in Homestead, FL

ValueXpress has arranged a $4,875,000 CMBS conduit loan for the refinance of a 90-unit apartment complex located in Homestead, Florida. The community is located just east of State Highway 821, which leads north to Miami and south to the Florida … Continue reading

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6.9.17: Industrial Warehouse Buildings Are Hot!

Industrial warehouse real estate is one of the hottest sectors in commercial real estate this year, with e-commerce boosting demand. Many markets are reporting industrial building space is being gobbled up quickly, with Amazon leading the way. In New Jersey, … Continue reading

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6.5.17: Redevelopment Strategies for Former Department Stores

With reports of department store closings now routine, particularly in mall locations, mall owners are actively redeveloping these spaces for alternative uses in strong markets. CBL & Associates recently redeveloped a vacant Sears store at Fayette Mall in Lexington, Kentucky, … Continue reading

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6.1.17: Hotels Seek Chain Restaurant Owners/Operators as Partners

Most franchised select service and full-service hotels require on-site restaurants to comply with franchise requirements. However, most hotel owner/operators consider running a hotel restaurant a necessary evil, and most hotel restaurants do not make money. In addition, hotel guests do … Continue reading

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