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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


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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Pension Halts Search for NY Office Mortgage

New York Common Fund has dropped its effort to line up as much as $700 million of debt on a Midtown Manhattan office tower that it has almost finished...

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SocGen's McGarvey Jumping to BNP Paribas

Managing director Daniel McGarvey has resigned as head of securitization banking and syndication at Societe Generale to join rival BNP Paribas.

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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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