Waterstone Defeasance, LLC Closes an $8.5 Million Defeasance Transaction
CHARLOTTE, NC: Waterstone Defeasance recently closed a defeasance transaction for an $8.5 million CMBS loan, secured by two lodging properties in Georgia. Waterstone guided the owners through the defeasance process coinciding with the owners’ sale of one property and the refinance of the second 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 is always a pleasure to work with this group. We have a strong relationship and work well together.” – 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.
Carol Tillman, COO – 704.926.6508
Brian Pedersen, Director – 704.926.6533