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  • Co-Working Operators Account for 47.8Mln SF of Office Space in U.S. Markets

    Co-working space operators, such as WeWork Cos. and the granddaddy of the industry, International Workplace Group, account for 47.8 million square feet of office space across the country in markets that Cushman & Wakefield tracks. While that's an impressive number, it amounts to just less than 1 percent of the 5 billion sf in those markets.

    Written on Wednesday, 19 September 2018 10:41
  • MetLife Lends $50Mln Against Hyatt Centric Hotel in Washington, D.C., Area

    MetLife Real Estate Lending has provided $50 million of permanent financing against the 318-room Hyatt Centric Arlington hotel in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Arlington, Va. The loan was used to refinance debt that Fifth Third Bank had provided last year.

    Written on Tuesday, 18 September 2018 16:43
  • ACORE Writes $96.5Mln Loan on Md. Office; Sees $5Bln of Originations This Year

    ACORE Capital has provided $96.5 million of financing against One Discovery Place, a soon-to-be vacated office building in the Washington, D.C., suburb of Silver Spring, Md. The loan funded the property's acquisition and planned redevelopment. It's the latest loan in what ACORE expects will be $5 billion of originations this year.

    Written on Monday, 17 September 2018 16:24
  • Sears' Departure from S.C. Mall Puts CMBS Loan at Risk

    The $34.2 million CMBS loan against the Westgate Mall in Spartanburg, S.C., faces a greater risk of default as a result of the closure of its Sears anchor store. The loan is securitized through UBS-Barclays Commercial Mortgage Trust, 2012-C2. It hasn't missed any scheduled payments, isn't in special servicing and isn't on any servicer watchlist. But it's losing its Sears store, which takes up a large anchor space.

    Written on Friday, 14 September 2018 11:11

Data Digest







Top Bookrunners Domestic, Private-Label CMBS - 2017
Investment Bank #Deals Vol$mln MktShr%
Goldman Sachs 17.59 11,819.34 13.68
JPMorgan Securities 14.52 10,968.11 12.70
Citigroup 12.04 10,012.71 11.59
Wells Fargo Securities 14.02 9,936.06 11.50
Deutsche Bank 12.55 9,879.74 11.44




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Top CMBS Loan Contributors - 2017
Lender #Loans Vol$mln MktShr%
Goldman Sachs 146.89 11,719.34 13.63
JPMorgan Chase Bank 117.68 10,114.14 11.76
Deutsche Bank 198.48 9,689.97 11.27
Morgan Stanley 166.18 8,539.78 9.93
Citigroup 199.05 8,088.24 9.41



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