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?... read more

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... read more

1st Service Solutions Sounds the CMBS Maturity Alarm

Almost $150 Billion at Risk over the Next Three Years DALLAS, TX(April 22, 2015)–1stService Solutions, an industry leading commercial real estate loan owner advocate and refinance firm, has some sobering news to share about the future of maturities in the commercial... read more

Shopping Center Aims to Buck Mall Closure Trend

Shopping malls have taken a beating over the past few years with major retailers such as Sears and Macy’s pulling out of prime anchor spots. While the average vacancy rate at the nation’s malls was 92.7 percent in 2014, 25 of the nation’s nearly 1,000 shopping malls... read more

CMBS Shops Pull Back on Retail Collateral

Buy-side resistance is causing commercial MBS lenders to dial back their originations of retail mortgages.   Loans on shopping centers and malls have accounted for just 22% of the total collateral of U.S. securitizations so far this quarter, down from 29-33% over... read more

When the CMBS Market Plays Musical Chairs

Nearly everyone has played the game of musical chairs at some point in their lives. When the music stopped, the unfortunate participant who ended up without a chair at the end of a round had to sit out the rest of that game and wait for the next one to get... read more

Loan Modification – New Fuel Station Lease

Deal of the Month – January103,047 Square Foot Anchored Retail Center in Washington     Collateral • Approximately $21 million • Anchored retail center in Washington • 2006 origination • 11/2016 loan maturity • $24.8 million value at time of... read more

A ‘tsunami’ of store closings expected to hit retail

Get ready for the next era in retail—one that will be characterized by far fewer shops and smaller stores.   On Tuesday, Sears said that it will shutter its flagship store in downtown Chicago in April. It’s the latest of about 300 store closures in the U.S.... read more

Maturing CMBS Retail Loans Mean More Problems Are Imminent

“Maturing CMBS Retail Loans Mean More Problems Are Imminent” REBusinessOnline.com   The success of a mall depends on the performance of the many different retailers in that mall — especially the anchor tenant. The owner of any mall that has a JC... read more

A Not-to-Miss CMBS Party – Scotsman Guide article

  Independent operating advisors play a critical role in CMBS transactions   Commercial mortgage brokers may understand a borrower’s confusion when it comes to the various parties involved in a commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) deal. Each... read more

NEW RULES OF THE ROAD for CMBS bondholders

Anyone who has driven from Los Angeles to Las Vegas has been on that remote stretch of straight, flat highway where the posted speed limit is more of guideline than a rule. You know you shouldn’t be speeding, but you do it anyway since all you can see for miles is a... read more

Commercial Mortgage Trust Advisor – OFFICIAL RATING

    1st Service Advisory Solutions first to recieve Morningstar’s CMBS trust advisor rating   DALLAS– 1st Service Solutions today announced its subsidiary, 1st Service Advisory Solutions, has been assigned a ‘MOR TA3’ ranking as a commercial... read more

AUCTION PLANNING – article published November 2012

  Participants urged to be aware of CMBS note sale costs Increasing adoption of US CMBS note auctions is significant for both noteholders and borrowers. Losses can be considerable and the tax implications for borrowers are not widely understood. Note auctions... read more

Hear how CRE will fare in the Election’s Aftermath

  DATE: November 15, 2012 TIME: NOON ET REGISTRATION COST: FREE! Register Now >   Want to know how the presidential election impacts commercial real estate? A GlobeSt.com webinar sponsored by 1st Service Solutions will take place on Nov. 15, just days... read more

Trust vs. Bondholder

CMBS Certificateholders Shut Out   THE ABILITY OF INVESTORS in commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) to participate directly in a borrower’s restructuring was recently curtailed by a New York bankruptcy court, raising a number of practical restructuring... read more

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Publication

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Link


9-2015


Biznow Chicago


Top 5 Chicago CMBS Loans Maturing



9-2015


Scotsman | Guide


The Best Selling Method: Know Your Clients



6-2015


Scotsman | Guide


Avoid the Road to Distress



5-2015


Online Press


Idiosyncratic risk?



4-2015


Scotsman | Guide


Tough Options to Save Your Loans



2-2015


Western Real Estate Business


CMBS Loan Maturities Can Be Like a Falling Knife



1-2015

Forum+

CRE Capital: A Different Kind of Wonderful


12-2014


GlobeSt.com


Full-service Brokers are Fair to Tenants



11-2014

GlobeSt.com

Is It Really Goodbye for QE3?



11-2014


The Hartford’s Small Biz Ahead


7 Habits of Highly Effective Managers ”



9-2014


Real Estate Forum Magazine


New Ways to Bridge the Gap”



9-23-14


The Registry


Trouble CMBS Loans Here to Stay



1-22-14


CNBC


A “Tsunami” of Store Closings Expected to Hit Retail



1-20-14


Commercial Observer


Report: Troubles Ahead for Commercial Real Estate Loan Refinancing



12-10-2013


Real Estate Business Online


Maturing CMBS Retail Loans Mean More Problems Are Imminent



11-2013


Real Estate Forum


“Ask the Advisors”



4-2013


Scottsmans Guide


Unintended Consequences at Play



10-2012


Scottsmans Guide


The Second Time Around



5-2012


Scottsmans Guide


Taking the Right Exit



2-2012


Scottsmans Guide


Brace Yourself for Rough Waters



10-2009


Hotel News Now


Five Options for a Non-Performing Hotel with CMBS Debt



9-2009


Hotel News Now


US Treasury Moves to Assist Distressed Property Owners



8-2009


Hotel News Now


What to Do if Your Loan is Scheduled to Mature in the Next Six Months



7-2009


Hotel News Now


How to Find New Capital for a Maturing Loan or Negotiate Loan Terms



6-2009


Hotel News Now


Times Have Changed



5-21-08


New York Times


When the Economy Struggles, Profits Can Be Made