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Selections from Recent Issues


Sutton, Sitt Aim to Refinance SoHo Complex

A Wharton Properties partnership is seeking to line up $300 million of debt on a trio of office/retail buildings in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood.

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TIAA Unit Taps Acore Exec as Lending Chief

Continuing to reshape its staff as it expands its focus, TIAA unit TH Real Estate has hired veteran lender Jason Hernandez as head of originations in the...

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Ellington Targeting Bridge Loans, Plans CLO

Add Ellington Management to the growing list of shops that have jumped into the booming bridge-loan market.

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Douglas Emmett Seeks Floater on LA Offices

Douglas Emmett Inc. is in the market for $400 million of fresh debt on four Los Angeles office buildings.

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Pearlmark Shops for NY Office Loan

Pearlmark Real Estate is looking to lock in a new $125 million mortgage on the Tower 56 office property in Midtown Manhattan.

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Barings Offering 'Bridge' to Agency Loans

Barings Real Estate is rolling out a program that aims to originate bridge loans for property owners that plan to ultimately line up permanent agency...

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BofA to Lead $1 Billion Ashford Hotel Loan

Ashford Hospitality has tapped Bank of America to lead a roughly $1 billion floating-rate debt package on 22 hotels.

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Nonbanks Seen Boosting Construction Loans

Nonbank lenders plan to step up the origination of construction loans this year, attracted by higher returns and reduced competition from commercial...

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Four Pros Team Up to Enter Bridge-Loan Fray

Four industry veterans are seeking to raise several hundred million dollars to invest in bridge and mezzanine loans.

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Coretrust Ready to Refinance Phila. Offices

An investment shop wants to put $237 million of fresh debt on a Philadelphia office condominium it purchased a year and a half ago.

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Deutsche Lands Big Loan on Apartments in SF

Deutsche Bank has won the mandate for a $550 million fixed-rate loan on the Gateway apartment complex in San Francisco.

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Rate Rise Seen Squeezing CMBS Loan Sizes

Conduit lenders say that rising long-term interest rates are likely to lead to a “pinch in proceeds” for borrowers before long.

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