Commercial Mortgage

Hunt Mortgage Adds Barry Polen As Managing Director, Capital Markets

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Orb Staff on Nov 19, 2015

Barry Polen has joined Hunt Mortgage Group, a commercial real estate (CRE) lender, as managing director for capital markets in the firm's New York office. In this position, which reports to Jon Trauben, Hunt Mortgage's senior managing director, Polen will [Read More]

MBA: Commercial, Multifamily Mortgage Originations Up 12% In Q3

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Orb Staff on Nov 10, 2015

Commercial and multifamily mortgage originations in the U.S. increased 3% in the third quarter compared with the second quarter and increased 12% compared with the same period last year, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily [Read More]

Hunt Mortgage Group Welcomes Raymond J. Guttroff To Its Proprietary Lending Team

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Orb Staff on Nov 09, 2015

Raymond J. Guttroff has joined commercial real estate (CRE) lender Hunt Mortgage Group as managing director in the company's New York office. In this position, Guttroff will focus on loan production and the company's proprietary loan products. He will report [Read More]

Aries Capital Forms LendingCap Commercial For Nonrecourse Financing

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Orb Staff on Nov 02, 2015

Aries Capital, a full-service commercial mortgage banking firm based in Chicago, has launched LendingCap Commercial, an automated mortgage banking platform specializing in nonrecourse, permanent and bridge loans from $3 million to $75 million for hotel, multifamily, self storage, retail and [Read More]

Varun Pathria Named CEO, David Manshoory Assumes Presidency At AssetAvenue

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Orb Staff on Nov 02, 2015

Varun Pathria has been promoted to CEO of AssetAvenue, an online lending platform for commercial real estate loans, by the company's board of directors. Co-founder David Manshoory will now assume the role of president. AssetAvenue hired Pathria in May to [Read More]

Auction.com Hires Cho Hwang As Vice President Of CRE Operations

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Orb Staff on Oct 12, 2015

Cho Hwang, a former Greenlight Loans executive, has joined online real estate marketplace Auction.com as vice president of commercial real estate (CRE) operations in the company's Irvine, Calif., office. In this role, Hwang will manage all CRE operations and focus [Read More]

Auction.com Appoints Tech Finance Veteran SVP Of CRE Finance And Operations

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Orb Staff on Oct 05, 2015

Online real estate marketplace Auction.com has named Sharmila Patel to the newly created position of senior vice president (SVP) of commercial real estate (CRE) finance and operations. According to the company, Patel will focus on maintaining the alignment between the [Read More]

DebtX: CMBS Loan Prices Saw A Modest Decline In August

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Orb Staff on Sep 30, 2015

DebtX, a provider of third-party loan valuation services for both public and private clients, reports that the price of commercial real estate (CRE) loans underlying the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) universe declined modestly in August. ‘CMBS loan prices fell slightly [Read More]

Auction.com Taps Norman Happ As Chief Revenue Officer For Commercial Real Estate

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Orb Staff on Sep 23, 2015

Norman Happ has joined online real estate marketplace Auction.com in its Silicon Valley, Calif., office as chief revenue officer for its commercial real estate (CRE) division. According to Gordon Smith, general manager of Auction.com's CRE division, Happ brings his experience [Read More]

Money360 Adds Commercial Real Estate Veteran Gary Bechtel As President

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Orb Staff on Sep 21, 2015

Industry veteran Gary Bechtel has joined Money360, an online commercial real estate marketplace lending platform, to serve as president, while company co-founder Dan Vetter will serve as chief operating officer. Bechtel boasts nearly three decades of experience in commercial mortgage [Read More]

Avison Young Adds Corporate Services Advisors In Minneapolis To Expand Business

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Orb Staff on Sep 14, 2015

Avison Young, a Toronto-based commercial real estate services company, has hired three corporate services advisors, Doug Fulton, Rob Youngquist and Stephanie Severson, to join the team in Minneapolis and expand the company's enterprise solutions business on a national scale. Fulton [Read More]

CAPREIT Adds Miguel J. Gutierrez In New Chief Operating Officer Position

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Orb Staff on Sep 10, 2015

Miguel J. Gutierrez, a 23-year industry veteran, has joined the team at Rockville, Md.-based CAPREIT, a real estate operating company that owns and manages more than $5 billion in multifamily assets, as chief operating officer. In this newly creation position, [Read More]

DebtX: CMBS Loan Prices Saw Modest Increase In July

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Orb Staff on Sep 04, 2015

DebtX, a provider of third-party loan valuation and analytics services for public and private clients, reports that the price of commercial real estate (CRE) loans underlying the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) universe increased slightly in July. ‘The uptick in price [Read More]

Calmwater Capital Provides $34.67 Million Loan To Acquire Historic Miami Building

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Orb Staff on Aug 19, 2015

Calmwater Capital, a Los Angeles-based provider of commercial real estate debt, has provided a $34.67 million loan to Security Building AR Owner LLC to fund the acquisition, tenant improvements and lease up of downtown Miami's historic Security Building. The Security [Read More]

Auction.com Ranks Office Sector’s Top Buy And Sell Markets

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Orb Staff on Aug 17, 2015

Online real estate marketplace Auction.com has released its rankings of the office sector's top buy and sell markets based on current and expected fundamentals, including projected net operating income, vacancy and rental rates, and forecasted economic strength. According to the [Read More]