Category Archives: CMBS

  1. 2018 CMBS Forecast: Kicked Off with a Lot More Confidence but Expect a Decline in Volume

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    —By Sunny Sajnani, Principal / Director In 2016, everyone was living in fear of the new “risk retention rules” and what they were going to do to the CMBS market. People were uncertain how the new CMBS playbook would affect investors, which resulted in slower

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  2. Metropolitan Capital Advisors…25 Years Young & Positioned for the Future

    Metropolitan Capital Advisors celebrated Twenty-Five Years in business during 2017 highlighted by the move of our Dallas office to 3131 Turtle Creek Boulevard.  With over $13 Billion of closed commercial real estate finance transactions since 1992, our firm is committed to the exclusive representation of

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  3. Developer’s Secret Weapon…MUD (Municipal Utility Districts)

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    By Duke Dennis There has been a lot of buzz lately in commercial real estate about “Public / Private Partnerships” (PPP). Well, Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs) are the best example of PPP and have been around for years! Although MUDs are not well known public

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  4. Another Brick in the CMBS Issuance Maturity Wall

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    By Kevan McCormack In the three years between 2005-2007, the U.S. originated almost $600 billion (71% of the global total) of new CMBS issuance ($845 billion globally), making this most active 3-year period in CMBS history.  In 2007 alone, the U.S. originated $228.5 billion of

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  5. 2017: Not a Forecast (Just Some Thoughts to Ponder) for the CRE Market

    2017 commercial real estate thoughts

    By Brandon Wilhite Accurately forecasting the commercial real estate market’s performance is a nearly impossible task. There are far too many variables to assess and account for, but that doesn’t mean the effort isn’t a worthwhile endeavor. Taking a step back to examine how we

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  6. Risk Retention in CMBS Starting to “Sink” in


    By Todd McNeill The early signals of Risk Retention are reverberating through the commercial real estate capital markets.  Several conduit shops, including MC Five Mile BNY Mellon, Redwood have exited the CMBS market. Other prominent shops include Freedom Commercial Real Estate, GE Capital, KGS-Alpha Real

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