Category Archives: CMBS

  1. 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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  2. Hotels: What Inning Are We In?

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    By: Justin Laub I recently returned from the Urban Land Institute’s national conference on hotels and resorts. The last time ULI held this event was in 2008. Amongst the attendees, there were conflicting opinions as to whether the hotel industry had a few good years

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  3. Choppy CMBS Market Hoping For Resurgence

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    By Charley Babb CMBS issuance for the first quarter of 2016 was roughly half of the production for the same period in 2015. This has been counter-intuitive for most of us in the commercial real estate lending community as reasonably positive US economic performance combined

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  4. Take a Ride on the CMBS Rollercoaster

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    — By Sunny Sajnani The Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS) market has experienced a series of ups and downs, creating a very uncertain start to 2016.  According to Commercial Mortgage Alert, U.S. CMBS issuance has totaled up to $19.0B thru Q1 2016, which is a 30%

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  5. Wading Into the Waters of a Volatile CMBS Market

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    By Brandon Wilhite The CMBS market plays a vital role in commercial real estate by providing liquidity to the market. CMBS provides long-term debt financing, which plays a critical role in paying off construction loans upon stabilization, providing acquisition financing for investors seeking stable yields

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  6. Cash Flow Management in Commercial Real Estate: CMBS Markets Post Great Recession

    By: Josh Siegel The sub-prime mortgage crisis and recession of 2008 triggered a comprehensive restructure of the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) market. Between 2005 and 2007, while underwriting standards were at their weakest, more than $300 Billion in maturing commercial real estate mortgages were originated.

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