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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


Fresh Debt Sought for New Manhattan Rentals

The owners of a recently completed, upscale apartment property on Manhattan’s East Side are seeking up to $825 million of new debt.

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Goldman Wins Floater on Maui Ritz-Carlton

Goldman Sachs has agreed to write a $215 million floating-rate loan to refinance a resort hotel on the Hawaiian island of Maui.

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Giant Batch of Seasoned Conduit Bonds Sold

Western Asset Management sold roughly $1.5 billion of seasoned conduit paper in the secondary market over a 15-day stretch, culminating with an auction of...

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Surging Competition Impacts Syndications

Shifting sands in the loan-syndication market are prompting some lenders and borrowers to change tactics.

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Pension Halts Search for NY Office Mortgage

New York Common Fund has dropped its effort to line up as much as $700 million of debt on a Midtown Manhattan office tower that it has almost finished...

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SocGen's McGarvey Jumping to BNP Paribas

Managing director Daniel McGarvey has resigned as head of securitization banking and syndication at Societe Generale to join rival BNP Paribas.

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Deutsche Shifts UK Loan Chief Kogan to US

Deutsche Bank has tapped Roman Kogan, who was head of its European commercial real estate group, to oversee commercial real estate lending in the...

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Debt Sought for Expanding South Florida Mall

The owner of the top-performing retail center in the U.S. is seeking some $600 million of debt to refinance and expand the property.

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Banks Finance Vegas Luxury Retail Property

A group of banks has provided $615 million of debt on a newly expanded, high-end retail property in Las Vegas.

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Quick Refi Sought for Chicago Office Trophy

Less than a year after locking in a mortgage on a new office tower in Chicago, the owner is looking for about $470 million of fresh financing.

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Mack Lends $503 Million on 3 Luxury Hotels

Mack Real Estate has originated three loans, totaling $503 million, to a Qatari investor on a trio of luxury hotels.

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Blackstone Taps Deutsche Pro for New Gambit

Blackstone has hired veteran originator Kevin Pivnick as part of its plan to become a major investment manager for insurance companies.

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