Category Archives: CMBS Securities

12.23.17: Trepp: CMBS Delinquency Rate Drops Sharply in October

Marking the sixth straight monthly decline, the Trepp CMBS delinquency rate dropped sharply in December. The delinquency rate for U.S. commercial real estate loans in CMBS is now 4.89%, down 29 basis points from the November level. That is the … Continue reading

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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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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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11.5.17: Sears and Kmart: More Stores to Close

Sears Holdings Co. announced that it will close another 18 Sears stores and 45 Kmart locations in late January 2018. This round of closures brings the total number of Sears and Kmart stores shutting down this year to 243. After … Continue reading

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10.27.17: Great Rates for Borrowers as CMBS Spreads Approach Post-Crash Low

A current rally has pushed the long-term super-senior AAA-rated CMBS bonds near the lowest levels that prevailed before the financial crisis in 2008-2009. On Friday, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America and Wells Fargo priced the super-senior CMBS from a $944-million … Continue reading

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9.25.17: ValueXpress Is Refreshing Its Website

ValueXpress is updating its website to incorporate advances in technology since we first launched our website in 2006. The current website has won awards for its graphics and we have updated it piecemeal over time, but it’s time for a … 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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