Category Archives: CMBS Securities

7.7.17: Pace of CMBS Conduit Loan Originations on Par with a Year Earlier

CMBS conduit loan originations at midyear are on pace with a year earlier, as measured by CMBS securities issuance. CMBS conduit issuance as of June 30, 2017 totaled $38.8 billion compared with $30.7 billion a year earlier. After a slow … Continue reading

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7.3.17: Gross Profit Margins Now Transparent for CMBS Issues

Risk-retention rules have made the accurate calculation of gross profit margins for CMBS issues possible. Although the results do not include transaction expenses, the gross profit indications are more accurate than previous methods to “reverse engineer” the pricing results of … Continue reading

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4.25.17: 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 for most of 2017 to date. In addition, the 10-year Swap rate, the benchmark index for setting interest rates on CMBS conduit loans, has … Continue reading

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3.1.17: Report from the 2017 MBA CREF Conference

Industry pros expect a stable CMBS market in 2017, with CMBS origination volume of $60-$70 billion. While stable markets are always welcome, volume of $60-$70 billion was viewed as somewhat disappointing. CMBS conduit loan originations post-crisis peaked at $101 billion … Continue reading

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2.17.17: Michael Sneden and Dennis Suh Represent ValueXpress at the MBA Conference in San Diego, CA

Michael D. Sneden, Executive Vice President, and Dennis Suh, Vice President, will be representing ValueXpress at the Mortgage Bankers Association Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF)/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California, February 19-22, … Continue reading

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2.15.17: Hot Topics for the MBA Conference in San Diego, CA

The 2017 MBA will be ground zero for opinions and information on important issues that the CMBS industry is currently working through. At the forefront is structuring CMBS deals for the required 5% risk retention as there is still no … Continue reading

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2.8.17: What Happened to the Wall of CMBS Maturities?

The “wall of maturities” refers to the avalanche of ten-year securitized loans that were originated at the peak of the last cycle, in 2006-2007. The last batch of those mortgages comes due in 2017, and conduit lenders had assumed that … Continue reading

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