Waterstone Defeasance closes on a $4 Million CMBS Loan
Waterstone Defeasance recently closed a defeasance transaction on a $4 million CMBS loan, secured by a mix-used property in Elon, NC. Waterstone guided the owners through the defeasance process coinciding with the owners’ refinance of their property.
“Mixed-use properties with retail & office continue to trade in secondary markets within college-town radius, lower interest rates continue to drive owners to execute their exit strategies earlier than expected.”
– Carol Tillman, COO 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.
Waterstone Defeasance, 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 Raleigh, North Carolina, the company also has offices in Charlotte, New York, Dallas, and Anaheim.
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