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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


Deutsche Team Inks Times Square Retail Debt

Deutsche Bank and SL Green Realty have teamed up to provide $370 million of debt to Kushner Cos. on a retail condominium in Manhattan’s Times Square...

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REIT-Bond Issuers Break Annual Record Early

It’s already a record year for REIT-bond issuance, mostly due to a flood of offerings from non-traditional issuers.

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Deutsche, Citi Testing Risk-Retention Rules

Commercial MBS issuers continue to conduct trial runs of the new risk-retention rules in advance of their implementation.

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Brookfield Refinancing Lower Manhattan Tower

Brookfield Property is looking for a mortgage of up to $600 million to refinance one of its marquee holdings, the office building at 200 Liberty Street in...

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Zika Emerges as Variable for CREFC Confab

The Zika virus has become a wild card for conference-planners at the CRE Finance Council.

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Paramount Eyes Mortgage on 60 Wall Street

Paramount Group is seeking a loan of up to $650 million on 60 Wall Street, a Lower Manhattan office building in the process of being recapitalized.

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CMBS Market Stirs From Summer Doldrums

Commercial MBS dealers expect to price or begin marketing at least two conduit transactions and three single-borrower offerings totaling $3.6 billion over...

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Morgan Stanley to Lead Loan on Chicago Mart

Vornado Realty has tapped the team of Morgan Stanley, Barclays and Bank of China to originate a $675 million fixed-rate mortgage on the Chicago Merchandise...

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CREFC Taps Pendergast as Executive Director

Four months after ousting its top administrative officer, the CRE Finance Council is turning over the reins to Lisa Pendergast, a well-respected industry...

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Test Deal Gives Issuer Watchdog Role

The issuers of the first conduit offering designed to comply with risk-retention rules have awarded themselves a new power: the right to consult with the...

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NYSTRS Financing Buyer of Amazon Offices

New York State Teachers has committed to provide $148 million of debt for the acquisition of a portion of’s Seattle headquarters.

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CIBC Syndicate Backs Lord & Taylor Flagship

A CIBC syndicate has originated a $400 million floating-rate loan on Lord & Taylor’s flagship store in Midtown Manhattan.

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