Waterstone Defeasance, LLC Closes on a $19.3 Million CMBS Loan
CHARLOTTE, NC: Waterstone Defeasance recently closed a defeasance transaction for a $19.3 million CMBS loan, secured by a multifamily property in Bradenton, Florida. 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.
“Sy Syms the founder of Syms clothing stores coined the phrase “An Educated Consumer is our Best Customer.” This was the experience in working with Continental Properties; they are a sophisticated group and were quick to understand the defeasance process from a Macro level as well as the specific details. It was a pleasure to work with them.” – John Felter, managing director at 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.
John Felter – 561.352.6551