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Top 5 Chicago CMBS Loans Maturing 2015

Chicago is the top market when it comes to CMBS distress (followed by Phoenix and Las Vegas). According to Dallas-based 1st Service Solutions, of the 194 CMBS-financed properties, 53 have a loan-to-value greater than 100% and 112 have LTVs greater than 80%. Trepp...

1st Service Solutions CEO Ann Hambly Named “Woman of Influence”

1stService Solutions CEO Ann Hambly Named “Woman of Influence” Real Estate Forum Bestows Hall of FameDesignation DALLAS, TX(August 25, 2015)–Ann Hambly, founder and CEO of Texas-based 1stService Solutions,has been named one of the 2015 Commercial Real Estate Forum’s...

1st Service Solutions Warns of CMBS Hot Spots Distressed

Commercial Real Estate Advisory Firm Zeroes in on Hardest Hit Areas DALLAS, TX(July 31, 2015)–1stService Solutions, theindustry-leading commercial mortgage backed security (CMBS) borrower advocate and commercial real estate (CRE)advisory firm, is warning the industry...

CMBS loan delinquencies remain down despite maturing bubble loans

Commercial real estate markets have yet to see a big fallout from aggressively underwritten commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) loans that were originated in the lead up to the credit crisis. Low interest rates and other market conditions have made it easier...

Michael Bull interviews Ann Hambly at ICSC Recon15

$350 Billion of CMBS Loan Maturities by 2017 1st Service Solutions CEO Ann Hambly speaks to Michael Bull, host of the Commercial Real Estate Show about the looming crisis of CMBS loan maturities through 2017. With $350 billion at stake, can you afford not to watch?...

Idiosyncratic risk?

US CMBS 2.0/3.0 loan troubles scrutinised The US$96.4m Ty Warner Hotels & Resorts Portfolio loan, securitised in MSC 2012-C4, has become the latest high-profile CMBS 2.0/3.0 loan to face difficulties (SCI 6 May). Such instances are being portrayed as idiosyncratic...

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Where, Oh Where Have All the CMBS Defaults Gone?

REBUSINESS Online, Jan. 2012 By Ann Hambly, founder & CEO 1st Service Solutions   From January 2009 through 2010, the CMBS default curve resembled a steep climb up Mount Everest with an approximate 90-degree incline. The default rate reached a peak of more...