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Deutsche Shifts UK Loan Chief Kogan to US

Deutsche Bank has tapped Roman Kogan, who was head of its European commercial real estate group, to oversee commercial real estate lending in the...

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Debt Sought for Expanding South Florida Mall

The owner of the top-performing retail center in the U.S. is seeking some $600 million of debt to refinance and expand the property.

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Banks Finance Vegas Luxury Retail Property

A group of banks has provided $615 million of debt on a newly expanded, high-end retail property in Las Vegas.

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Quick Refi Sought for Chicago Office Trophy

Less than a year after locking in a mortgage on a new office tower in Chicago, the owner is looking for about $470 million of fresh financing.

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Mack Lends $503 Million on 3 Luxury Hotels

Mack Real Estate has originated three loans, totaling $503 million, to a Qatari investor on a trio of luxury hotels.

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Blackstone Taps Deutsche Pro for New Gambit

Blackstone has hired veteran originator Kevin Pivnick as part of its plan to become a major investment manager for insurance companies.

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CMBS Loan "Triggers' Causing Headaches

Complaints are rising about confusion and red tape surrounding bondholder-protection provisions that authorize commercial MBS servicers to take direct...

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Ares Shops Big Package of Freddie B-Pieces

Ares Management is marketing $460 million of seasoned subordinate bonds from several Freddie Mac securitizations.

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Banks "Stretch' to Mezz Debt to Win Loans

Amid fierce competition for business, the balance-sheet lending operations of some banks have grown more willing to originate higher-leverage...

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Brookfield Syndicate Swells to a Dozen Banks

Six more banks have joined a $1.15 billion floating-rate loan on the redeveloped Five Manhattan West office building, doubling the size of the...

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Ivanhoe Seeking Big Loan on SF Apartments

A partnership between Ivanhoe Cambridge and Veritas Investments wants to line up a $600 million mortgage on a San Francisco multi-family portfolio.

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Related Team Seeks Financing for LA Project

A Related Cos. joint venture is seeking a $456 million loan to finance the construction of a long-planned mixed-use complex in Los Angeles.

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