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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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GGP Seeks $400 Million Loan on Hawaii Mall

A GGP partnership wants to borrow about $400 million on an addition to its prized Ala Moana Center mall in Honolulu.

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Barclays Nabs $1.5 Billion Willis Tower Loan

Barclays has won the plum assignment to lead a $1.5 billion loan to Blackstone on Chicago’s Willis Tower.

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Wheeler Leaves Top Research Post at S&P

Darrell Wheeler resigned as S&P’s research chief for global structured finance last week.

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CMBS Runs With Bulls as Spreads Plummet

It’s not just the stock market that’s roaring.

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