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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


German Banks Finance Jamestown Deal in DC

Two German banks have provided $278 million of debt for Jamestown Properties’ acquisition of a trophy office complex in Washington’s Capitol...

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Tishman Seeks Debt for Queens Rental Project

A Tishman Speyer partnership has begun shopping for $585 million of floating-rate debt to finance a mammoth residential development in Queens,...

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Heavy CMBS Issuance on Tap Through March

A bulging pipeline of pending deals through next month is putting the U.S. commercial MBS market on track to nearly double last year’s first-quarter...

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JP Morgan to Lead Loan on Houston Galleria

A J.P. Morgan syndicate has agreed to write a $1.2 billion fixed-rate loan on the Houston Galleria mall for a Simon Property partnership.

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Sammann Leaves Colony, Plans Debt Fund

Veteran lender Todd Sammann resigned from Colony Capital this week to launch his own debt fund.

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Financing Options Eyed for NY Rental Project

New York investor Lloyd Goldman is seeking as much as $250 million of debt for construction of an apartment tower in Midtown Manhattan.

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Late Surge Lifted Fannie, Freddie Loan Totals

A surge of multi-family loan acquisitions last month enabled Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to either reach or come close to their purchase limits for...

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CMBS Pros Foresee Bumpy Ride for Spreads

Commercial MBS pros are bracing for turbulence.

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Cantor Soliciting $400 Million for Debt Fund

A Cantor Fitzgerald unit is seeking to raise $400 million of equity for its debut bridge-loan fund.

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Record Turnout Seen for Industry Conference

With a busy year behind them and another on the way, commercial-mortgage professionals are expected to gather in record numbers at the CRE Finance...

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Kok Exiting Ladder to Rejoin Morgan Stanley

Commercial MBS veteran George Kok is leaving Ladder Capital to take a senior position in Morgan Stanley’s commercial real estate lending...

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Vornado Mulls Big Loans on 2 NY Properties

Vornado Realty is shopping for nearly $1 billion of debt on two properties in Midtown Manhattan.

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