CHARLOTTE, NC: Waterstone Defeasance recently closed a defeasance transaction for a $6.7 million CMBS loan, secured by a retail property located in Ann Arbor, MI. Waterstone guided the owners through the defeasance process coinciding with the owners’ sale of their property.
As the defeasance consultant, Waterstone managed the activities of the numerous parties involved with the transaction in order to meet the borrower’s closing schedule. Parties associated with a defeasance transaction typically include the servicer, servicer’s counsel, borrower, borrower’s counsel, securities broker, custodian, accountant, rating agencies, and the successor borrower.
“It was a pleasure working with this client for the first time on the sale of his CVS store located in Ann Arbor. We appreciate the broker’s confidence in our abilities and the referral to Waterstone.” – Carol Tillman, COO with Waterstone
“Waterstone did an excellent job executing this defeasance transaction. They were very knowledgeable and attentive to our needs. We look forward to working with Waterstone in the future.” – Daniel M., Borrower
About Waterstone Defeasance
Waterstone Defeasance, LLC is an independent consulting firm specializing in assisting commercial real estate borrowers through the defeasance process. Since 2005, Waterstone has assisted owners and their advisors achieve the lowest possible defeasance costs. Waterstone has developed an industry-leading online defeasance calculator so clients can get a quick defeasance estimate on their website (defeasanceservices.com). Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, the company also has offices in New York, Dallas, and Irvine.
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