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Every week, Commercial Mortgage Alert gives subscribers the earliest look at key lending and securitization activities — real estate financings you're not supposed to know about.

Selections from Recent Issues


Witkoff Eyes Loans on New NY, Calif. Hotels

Witkoff Group partnerships are looking to line up some $550 million of debt on a trendy New York hotel and another under development in California.

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Wells in Line to Finance Midtown Tower Deal

Wells Fargo has the inside track to originate a mortgage of about $400 million on One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in Manhattan.

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Tight Supply Propping Up Yields on B-Pieces

Spreads on mezzanine commercial MBS have widened in recent weeks, but B-pieces are bucking the trend.

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Developer Seeks Loan on New DC Complex

The owner of a big mixed-use development in Washington is looking to line up an $800 million mortgage on the completed first phase.

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Citi Team Syndicating Gramercy Buyout Loan

A trio of banks led by Citigroup is looking to syndicate a $1.2 billion loan to Blackstone, part of the financing for the fund shop’s takeover of...

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Nonbanks Win Growing Share of Loan Market

Nonbanks doubled their share of commercial mortgage originations over the past year, according to a survey by CBRE.

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Dell's Shop Eyes Loan for Hotel Acquisition

MSD Capital is looking to line up a roughly $425 million mortgage on a high-end Miami Beach hotel it has agreed to buy from a Starwood Capital...

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Banks May Sweeten NY Loan for Brookfield

The bank group behind the $1.25 billion construction loan for Brookfield Property’s One Manhattan West is expected to boost its size and lengthen the...

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Fresh Debt Sought for New Manhattan Rentals

The owners of a recently completed, upscale apartment property on Manhattan’s East Side are seeking up to $825 million of new debt.

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Goldman Wins Floater on Maui Ritz-Carlton

Goldman Sachs has agreed to write a $215 million floating-rate loan to refinance a resort hotel on the Hawaiian island of Maui.

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Giant Batch of Seasoned Conduit Bonds Sold

Western Asset Management sold roughly $1.5 billion of seasoned conduit paper in the secondary market over a 15-day stretch, culminating with an auction of...

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Surging Competition Impacts Syndications

Shifting sands in the loan-syndication market are prompting some lenders and borrowers to change tactics.

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