Monthly Archives: September 2017

9.15.17: ValueXpress to Exhibit at the 3rd Annual National Alliance of Commercial Loan Brokers Conference & Expo

ValueXpress will be exhibiting at the 3rd Annual National Alliance of Commercial Loan Brokers (NACLB) Conference & Expo at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The conference begins on Tuesday, October 17 with an opening cocktail … Continue reading

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9.12.17: CMBS Conduit Loan Rates Stable as CMBS Spreads Remain Steady

CMBS conduit loan borrowers are finding calm waters as spreads on CMBS securities have been stable at attractive levels for most of 2017 to date. In addition, the 10-year Swap rate, the benchmark index for setting interest rates on CMBS … Continue reading

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9.7.17: Small Balance Bridge Loans Now Available

We recently wrote about the benefits of bridge loans for transitional properties in which the assets can be eligible for CMBS conduit loans, but are temporarily underperforming. Typical situations are properties that may be in lease-up, perhaps in conjunction with … Continue reading

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ValueXpress Arranges $6.2-Million CMBS Conduit Loan for the Refinance of a 69-Room Best Western Hotel in Houston, TX

ValueXpress has arranged a $6.2-million CMBS conduit loan for the refinance of a Best Western Hotel constructed in 2002. The three-story property is located near the Galleria section of Houston, Texas. The subject property was acquired by Fountainview BW, LLC … Continue reading

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9.1.17: CBRE Reports on Cap Rates at Mid-Year

CBRE recently published its survey of capitalization rates (“cap rates”) for income producing commercial real estate (retail, office, industrial, multifamily and hotel) as of June 30, 2017. CBRE notes that cap rates were little changed in the first half of … Continue reading

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8.29.17: Tanger Factory Outlets Stock Takes a Beating

In order to make prudent commercial loans in the sector, many lenders are trying to sort out surviving retailers that will continue to be successful in brick-and-mortar retail stores. Some results are easy to see. Class B and C malls … Continue reading

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8.23.17: Airlines and Resort Development – Perfect Together?

Bloomberg recently reported that Allegiant Travel Company wants to add real estate development to its list of corporate activities. The company is embarking on an audacious plan to build a 22-acre resort compound with a hotel, condominiums, bars and restaurants … Continue reading

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