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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


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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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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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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Walton Street, KeyBank Arrange Big DC Loan

A group of South Korean investors has provided $204 million of debt financing on the Woodies Building complex in Washington.

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Masso Replaces Brown in Credit Suisse Post

Managing director Mark Brown stepped down last week as head of the commercial MBS group at Credit Suisse and was replaced by director Matthew...

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Deutsche, Citi, KKR Mapping L-Shape Deal

Deutsche Bank, Citigroup and KKR are working on what could be the first commercial MBS deal to use the “L-shape” option under new...

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Portfolio Lenders Eye Further Growth in 2017

Bank and insurance-company lenders have booked another robust year and are looking ahead to more of the same, while keeping an eye out for interest-rate...

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MetLife, Norges Tap Pru for SF Office Loan

Prudential Mortgage Capital has won the financing assignment on the office building at 425 Market Street in San Francisco.

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Risk Rules Seen Adding Fuel to Price Tiering

Price tiering on conduit bonds, which has already increased in recent months, is likely to become even more prevalent next year as the full impact of...

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MetLife Takes Down Big Silicon Valley Loan

MetLife has originated a $545 million long-term mortgage on a portfolio of office and multi-family properties in Silicon Valley.

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Buyer of Boston Labs Shopping for Financing

A joint venture is looking to line up a $130 million acquisition loan on a laboratory/office property in Boston’s Seaport District.

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Deutsche Backs Blackstone Office Purchase

Deutsche Bank has agreed to lead more than $800 million of debt to help finance Blackstone’s acquisition of a West Coast office portfolio from a...

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