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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.

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CLO Managers Brace for Wave of Defaults

After several years of meteoric growth, the commercial real estate CLO sector is poised for a shakeout amid expectations that many deals are vulnerable to...

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Work-at-Home Routine Tests Industry Pros

Sharing an “office” with kids and dogs. Rationing laptops and bandwidth. Dividing time between due-diligence reports and home-schooling.

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CMBS Servicers Prep for Hotel-Loan Defaults

Commercial MBS servicers are girding for a slew of missed payments on securitized loans backed by U.S. hotels, which have seen cashflows plummet or...

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Waterfall Wins Bridge-Loan Portfolio Auction

Waterfall Asset Management has agreed to pay a slight premium for a large portfolio of performing bridge loans that Bancorp Bank started shopping late last...

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CIBC Cuts 12 CMBS Executives, Shutters Unit

CIBC has shut down its U.S. commercial MBS group.

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Barings Puts Agency-Lending Unit in Play

Barings is looking to sell or recapitalize a business unit that originates mortgages for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Sabal's CMBS Program Gaining Momentum

Sabal Capital has added five more staffers to its fast-growing commercial MBS team, whose debut conduit deal was in the market this week.

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REITs Printing Bonds at Breakneck Pace

REIT-bond issuance is off to a blistering start this year, defying expectations that volume would level off after hitting an all-time high in...

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Freddie Maps More Single-Loan Transactions

Freddie Mac is ramping up issuance of securities backed by single loans that don’t match the profile of its main K-Series securitization...

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Sotheby's Taking Bids on Floater for NY HQ

Sotheby’s is seeking a $650 million mortgage on its Manhattan headquarters.

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Banks to Lend $1.2 Billion on Virginia Offices

Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan have agreed to provide $1.2 billion of floating-rate debt to refinance an office portfolio in Northern...

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Housing Action Affects Agency Bonds

A municipal authority’s move to preserve affordable housing in the Seattle area by acquiring properties via eminent domain has raised new concerns...

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