Monthly Archives: December 2017

12.22.17: SBA 7(a) Hotel Borrowers Scramble to Refinance into CMBS

The SBA 7(a) loan program is an excellent way for hoteliers to obtain acquisition financing for hotel properties. Since the lending market considers hotels riskier than other commercial assets, the SBA loan guarantee helps mitigate loan loss risk on defaulted … Continue reading

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12.18.17: Tell the Truth, Please – CMBS Conduit Loan Disclosure Tip

One of the many benefits of CMBS conduit loans is the ability to get loans approved in which the owner of the property has derogatory credit history. Examples of prior credit issues that could negatively impact a loan approval decision … Continue reading

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12.12.17: Mall Giant Westfield to be Sold to French Real Estate Firm

USA Today reported that Westfield, which owns malls stretching from Palm Desert, California, to Paramus, New Jersey, is being bought by a European shopping-center company at a time when malls are struggling to cope with intense competition from online shopping. … Continue reading

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ValueXpress Arranges $5.3-Million CMBS Conduit Loan for the Refinance of a 75-Room Candlewood Suites in Lithia Springs (Atlanta), GA

ValueXpress has arranged a $5.3-million CMBS conduit loan for the refinance of a Candlewood Suites constructed in 2013. Located 15 miles west of Atlanta off I-20 in Lithia Springs, Georgia, the property is a 4-story, 75-room, extended-stay, interior-corridor hotel constructed … Continue reading

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