CHARLOTTE, NC: Waterstone Defeasance recently closed a defeasance transaction for a $18.1 million CMBS loan, secured by an office property located in Worcester, MA. 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.
“This client was very experienced having a long history in the Commercial Real Estate space, their knowledge and understanding of changes in interest rates and the impact on the defeasance cost made it a very smooth process. We very much appreciated the opportunity to work with them.” – John Felter, Director with Waterstone.
“Excellent job executed by Waterstone for our defeasance transaction! Their team worked diligently to make this closing run smoothly from beginning to end. I would welcome the opportunity to work with them again.” – Chip N., 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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