Getting Through the Wall: Refinancing Trends in Maturing CMBS Loans



Daniel Martin wrote this bylined article on the more than $103 billion of commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) loans coming due in 2017. “The holders of these securities, primarily institutional investors and securitization trusts, are bracing for this ‘wall of maturities,’ which should produce an onslaught of refinancing activity,” Mr. Martin wrote, “creating challenges and opportunities for lenders, borrowers and investors.”