CHARLOTTE, NC: Waterstone Defeasance recently closed on multiple defeasance transactions totaling $7.5 million, secured by retail properties located in Arizona. 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.
“Retail chains such as CVS and Walgreens frequently have debt associated with the properties that requires defeasance. Waterstone has become a leader in this industry with our expertise in working with the borrowers in this market. We appreciate our client’s continued confidence in our ability to move quickly and meet his stringent deadlines.” – Carol Tillman, COO with Waterstone
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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