The Commercial Mortgage Alert Trepp weekly survey (below) of 15 active portfolio lenders continued to trend lower with average spreads down 5 basis points (0.05 percent) between September 3 and September 10. During the period, 10-year Treasury bond yields increased 4 basis points, with average all-in cost equal to equal to 4.95 percent.

Asking Spreads over U.S. Treasury Bonds in Basis Points
(10-year Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Loans with 50% to 59% Loan-to-Value ratios)

12/31

7/23

8/6

8/13

9/3

9/10

Office

342

237

241

244

241

236

Retail

326

225

229

234

229

221

Multifamily

318

204

209

215

209

208

Industrial

333

223

225

231

225

220

 

Average Asking Spread

330

222

226

231

226

221

  

10-Year Treasury

3.83%

2.91%

2.67%

2.61%

2.70%

2.74%

Source: Commercial Mortgage Alert; Trepp.

CIBC World Markets is back in the securitized lending business, joining Bank of America, Bridger Commercial, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Cantor Fitzgerald, C-III Capital, Laddder Capital, and Starwood Property.

A brief summary of CIBC’s lending program follows:

Fixed Rate

Floating Rate

Loan Size

$10 – 75 Million

Up to $100 million; in excess of $100 if syndicated

Property

Stabilized in primary and secondary markets

Stabilized as well as transitional

Term

5, 7, 10 years

1 to 3 years

Loan-to-Value

65% – 75%

65% – 70%

Interest Rate

5.25% – 7.00%

250 to 400 over Libor

Spreads in the September 16 Cushman & Wakefield Sonnenblick-Goldman fixed and floating mortgage rate survey (below) remained basically unchanged from the prior survey period, most probably reflecting the end of summer final vacation period. Conservatively underwritten commercial real estate loans continue to be priced at sub-five percent levels.

Property Type

Mid-Point of Fixed Rate Commercial Mortgage
Spreads For 5 Year Commercial Real Estate Mortgages

1/6/10

7/28/10

8/12/10

8/31/10

9/16/10

Multifamily – Non-Agency

+360

+310

+300

+300

+280

Multifamily – Agency

+220

+240

+240

+240

+240

Regional Mall

+450

+330

+300

+290

+290

Strip/Power Center

+460

+350

+325

+300

+300

Multi-Tenant Industrial

+435

+320

+300

+280

+280

CBD Office

+435

+330

+310

+270

+270

Suburban Office

+465

+340

+325

300

+300

Full-Service Hotel

+500

+430

+400

+400

+400

Limited-Service Hotel

+500

+450

+450

+450

+450

5-Year Treasury

2.60%

1.71%

1.58%

1.41%

1.51%

Source: Cushman & Wakefield Sonnenblick Goldman.

Property Type

Mid-Point of Fixed Rate Commercial Mortgage
Spreads For 10 Year Commercial Real Estate Mortgages

1/6/10

7/28/10

8/12/10

8/31/10

9/16/10

Multifamily – Non-Agency

+300

+190

+180

+180

+180

Multifamily – Agency

+220

+190

+190

+190

+190

Regional Mall

+350

+220

+200

+200

+200

Strip/Power Center

+350

+230

+220

+210

+200

Multi-Tenant Industrial

+420

+235

+230

+205

+200

CBD Office

+330

+235

+210

+225

+190

Suburban Office

+355

+240

+225

+225

+220

Full-Service Hotel

+550

+350

+350

+350

+350

Limited-Service Hotel

+575

+380

380

+380

+380

10-Year Treasury

3.85%

2.97%

2.71%

2.61%

2.76%

Source: Cushman & Wakefield Sonnenblick Goldman.

Property Type

Mid-Point of Floating-Rate Commercial Mortgage
Spreads For 3 – 5 Commercial Real Estate Year Mortgages

1/6/10

7/28/10

8/12/10

8/31/10

9/16/10

Multifamily – Non-Agency

+300 – 400

+275-300

+275-300

+275-300

+275-325

Multifamily- Agency

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

Regional Mall

+475 – 600

+300-350

+300-350

+275-350

+275-350

Strip/Power Center

+450 – 650

+300-350

+300-350

+275-350

+275-350

Multi-Tenant Industrial

+400 – 500

+275-350

+275-350

+250-350

+250-350

CBD Office

+425

+275-350

+275-350

+225-300

+225-300

Suburban Office

+425

+300-350

+300-350

+250-350

+250-350

Full-Service Hotel

+600

+400-550

+400-550

+375-550

+375-500

Limited-Service Hotel

+750

+450-600

+450-600

+450-600

+450-550

1-Month LIBOR

0.23%

0.32%

0.40%

0.26%

0.26%

3-Month LIBOR

0.25%

0.48%

0.62%

0.31%

0.31%

* A dash (-) indicates a range.

Source: Cushman & Wakefield Sonnenblick Goldman.

Year-to-Date Public Equity Capital Markets

DJIA (1): +1.72%
S & P 500 (2):+0.94%
NASDAQ (3): +2.05%
Russell 2000 (4): +2.74%
MSCI U.S. REIT (5):+18.21%
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(1) Dow Jones Industrial Average. (2) Standard & Poor’s 500 Stock Index. (3) NASD Composite Index. (4) Small Capitalization segment of U.S. equity universe. (5) Morgan Stanley REIT Index.

U.S. Treasury Yields

1/6/10

4/9/10

9/10/10

9/17/10

3-Month

.016%

0.15%

0.13%

0.15%

6-Month

0.25%

0.23%

.018%

0.19%

2 Year

0.99%

1.06%

0.56%

0.46%

5 Year

2.60%

2.62%

1.58%

1.43%

10 Year

3.85%

3.88%

2.79%

2.74%

Source: Bloomberg LLP.