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WaterstoneDefeasance Closes on Office Property

Waterstone Defeasance LLC Closes on a $17 Million CMBS Loan

Raleigh, NC: Waterstone Defeasance recently closed a defeasance transaction for a $17 million CMBS loan, secured by an office property located in Columbus, OH.  Waterstone guided the owners through the defeasance process coinciding with the owners’ refinance of their property, terms were undisclosed.

Waterstone continues to deliver a high level of expertise for our clients, office properties continue to see challenges in the CBD of the big metros, however we are seeing defeasance volumes continuing uptrends as clients are expediting their timeline in executing their exit strategy “.  Addison McMillan, Director with Waterstone


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.

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