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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

04/28/2017

Moinian Rides Out Showroom's Cash Squeeze

Bank of China has originated a $119.8 million floating-rate mortgage on the International Jewelry Center in Los Angeles.

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04/21/2017

Morgan Stanley to Lead $850 Million Floater

A Colony NorthStar partnership has tapped Morgan Stanley to lead an $850 million floating-rate debt package that will refinance a hotel portfolio.

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04/07/2017

BofA to Lead Giant Mall Loan for Starwood

Starwood Capital has tapped Bank of America to lead a $1.7 billion mortgage on 10 malls.

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03/31/2017

BofA Syndicate to Finance Giant Mall in Calif.

Bank of America will lead a $585 million fixed-rate loan on one of the country’s biggest malls, the Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance,...

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03/24/2017

Scavone, Loeb Roll Out Mezz-Lending Shop

Veteran high-yield investor Frank Scavone has teamed up with hedge fund honcho Daniel Loeb to launch a commercial real estate lending business.

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03/17/2017

CMBS Providers Act on Borrower Complaints

In response to complaints from borrowers, some commercial MBS lenders and servicers have unilaterally started taking steps to reduce fees and red tape...

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03/10/2017

CMBS Pioneer Philipp Retiring From Moody's

Tad Philipp, who had an influential role in the development of the commercial MBS market during two stints at Moody’s, is retiring next month.

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03/03/2017

Freddie's B-Pieces Attracting New Buyers

New investors are lining up to buy Freddie Mac B-pieces.

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02/24/2017

Argentic Commits to Hold 'Tradable' B-Piece

In its first outing as a B-piece buyer, Silverpeak Argentic is taking an unusual step apparently aimed at demonstrating its commitment to the...

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02/17/2017

Simon Seeking to Refinance Giant Calif. Mall

A Simon Property partnership is asking lenders to bid on a $585 million mortgage for one of the largest malls in the U.S.

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02/10/2017

Crown Team Seeking $1 Billion on NY Tower

A joint venture between Crown Acquisitions and Oxford Properties is quietly shopping for $1 billion of debt on an office/retail complex in Midtown...

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02/03/2017

CMBS Market Ushers In New Year With Rally

The commercial MBS market rallied again this week as a second conduit deal priced under the new risk-retention rules.

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