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Tuesday, 21 May 2002

Mid-Atlantic Digest (5/22/02): Westminster, Md., Building Fees May Increase

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May 22, 2002

Building fees could increase by $1,000
The Baltimore Sun

WESTMINSTER, Md. – To keep pace with the cost of providing city services to a growing population, officials have proposed increasing by $1,000 the Special Capital Benefit Assessment on commercial development up to 5,000 square feet. Structures larger than 5,000 square feet would pay 32 cents/sf to 42 cents/sf, depending on overall size.

Baltimore chooses developer for west-side site
The Baltimore Sun

BALTIMORE – A Baltimore developer has won the right to build an upscale apartment tower on choice city-owned land near Camden Yards stadium. The Zenith would rise about 20 stories at Pratt and Paca streets, offering residents sweeping views of the city and altering the downtown skyline from the south.

United Dominion buys Alexandria, Va., apartments
The Washington Business Journal

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – United Dominion Realty Trust has acquired the Presidential Greens Apartments. The purchase price was $30.2 million. United Dominion Realty will assume $20.3 million in existing debt. The Presidential Greens, a 397-unit complex on Executive Avenue just off Mount Vernon Avenue, was built in 1938.


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  • Subject: Mid-Atlantic Regional Digest (MADIG), Property Acquisitions (ACQ)
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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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CMBS 2.0 Spreads


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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