Waterstone Defeasance, LLC Closes on a $11.5 Million CMBS Loan

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , June 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Waterstone Defeasance recently closed a defeasance transaction for a $11.5 million CMBS loan, secured by an office property in Fresh Meadows, NY. Waterstone guided the owners through the defeasance process coinciding with the owners’ refinance of their loan.

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.

This group consists of very experienced real estate owners that recognized the value in their property, and knew exactly what they wanted to accomplish. This allowed the defeasance to move along quickly.” - John Felter, Managing Director 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. 

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John Felter
Managing Director