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6.22.18: ValueXpress Fixed-Fee CMBS Program Takes Off

A few months ago, ValueXpress introduced a “fixed cost” CMBS conduit loan option for loans between $1.5 million and $12 million. “We closed our first loan a few weeks ago and have another three loans in the closing process,” commented … Continue reading

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6.15.18: Borrowers Seeing Improvements in CMBS Loan Servicing

A few years ago, the CRE Finance Council, a trade association for the commercial real estate finance industry, set up a task force to propose improvements to address long-running borrower complaints regarding the servicing of CMBS conduit loans. The formation … Continue reading

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6.12.18: Simon Wins Battle of the Outlet Mall in Suburban St. Louis

In 2013, Simon Property Group and Taubman Centers Inc. both built outlet center projects in Chesterfield, Missouri, which is in the St. Louis area. At the time, experts believed the trade area could support only one traditional outlet center, but … Continue reading

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ValueXpress Arranges $1,500,000 CMBS Conduit Loan Through Fixed-Fee Program for the Refinance of All City Plaza Located in Las Vegas, NV

ValueXpress has arranged a $1.5-million CMBS conduit loan for the refinance of a 17,512-square-foot neighborhood retail center located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The property was constructed in 1989 and is located less than four miles northeast of Downtown Las Vegas. … Continue reading

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6.8.18: 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 2018. This has help offset the rise in the 10-year Swap rate, minimizing the impact on interest rates … Continue reading

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6.4.18: Keep Contractor Work to a Minimum When Closing a CMBS Conduit Loan

We recently had to work through an issue on a relatively simple CMBS conduit loan. The transaction was a 50% loan-to-value (LTV) cash-out refinance of a small neighborhood shopping center that was 100% leased. One of the tenants that will … Continue reading

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ValueXpress Arranges $5,200,000 Loan for the Purchase of a Fairfield Inn & Suites in Chattanooga, TN

ValueXpress has arranged a $5.2-million loan for the purchase of the Fairfield Inn & Suites – Chattanooga South/East Ridge. The three-story hotel was recently renovated to the latest Marriott brand standard by the prior owners who elected to sell the … Continue reading

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