Black Canyon Commerce Park and Red Mountain Corporate Center Revert to Beneficiary

 

VIZZDA – September 24, 2013  – In April we reported that the the entirety of the Black Canyon Commerce Park and the Red Mountain Corporate Centers in Phoenix had been issued a Notice of Trustee Sale for a debt in the amount of $40m (LINK) This debt was based upon a loan by Column Financial issued July 13, 2005 and later securitized as a CMBS or commercial-mortgage-backed security. The Notice of Trustee Sale was issued by CWCapital Asset Management pursuant to their role as the Special Servicer of the loans in this CMBS portfolio. CWCapital has now taken back these assets through the trustee sale process with the trustee deed recording September 23, 2013, for the credit bid amount of $22.96m. These office properties total approximately 313,805 square feet. Please see the prior post for a more in-depth description of the properties.

Edward Moore
Director of Research

Vizzda

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Thistle Landing Office Park Noticed on $37m CMBS Note

VIZZDA- September 19th, 2013 — A Houston-based Tenant-in-Common (TIC) investment group was noticed for trustee sale yesterday on their holdings within the Thistle Landing office park–located Northwest of Chandler Blvd & I-10. The foreclosing beneficiary is an entity formed by Torchlight- who acquired the $37M note as part of their newly launched Debt Opportunity Fund IV. 

Thistle Landing office park is comprised of four freestanding back-office/flex facilities on 38 acres, all built in 1998. Three of these buildings, totaling 281,858 SF, were included in the sale. 

  • 4801 E Thistle Landing: 101,006 SF
  • 4805 E Thistle Landing: 90,299 SF
  • 4811 E Thistle Landing: 90,553 SF

The borrowers had previously acquired the three buildings on November 1st, 2005 for $51.176M or $181.57 per square foot. PNC Bank provided the initial funding of $37M debt, which was later securitized and assigned to Credit Suisse as part of a commercial mortgage-backed security (CMBS). 

 At the time of securitization, the property was 94% leased; including:

  • 101,006 SF leased to CheckFree Corp, expiring April 30th, 2010
  • 72,567 SF leased to EquiFirst, expiring December 11th, 2010
  • 65k SF leased to Alltell, expiring January 31st, 2007

The debt was originally scheduled to mature November 1st, 2015, bearing a 5.22% annual interest rate. The TIC investment group referenced above split the property into 20+ ownerships. A joint venture formed by Everest Holdings and Walton Street capital acquired the 4809 E Thistle Landing–the fourth building in the project–earlier in August at $66 per square foot.


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Lakeview Village Retail Center of Gilbert sells for $12.15M

VIZZDA – July 16th, 2013 – A Los Angelesbased investor, Farid Safaie-Kia, has purchased Lakeview Village out of special servicing for $12.15M or $106 per square foot. No debt was recorded with the sale. The seller was LNR Partners as special servicer for the benefit of a US Bank-administered commercial mortgage-backed security (CMBS).

Located less than a half mile South of the US-60, at the Southeast corner of Baseline Road and Val Vista Drive in Gilbert – the office/retail development totals 114,440 ft2 of which 22K ft2 is office. The project was completed in stages between 1988 and 1995 on nearly 30 acres. The development is anchored by a 61K ft2 Fry’s Food and Drug Store, which is not included in this sale.  

The prior ownership of Lakeview Village dates back to a larger holding in 1997. The subject property was secured by a $13M loan originated by Citibank and later assigned to La Salle Bank and secured under a CMBS structure. The note was to mature June 11th, 2015 with an appraised value of collateral at time of issue of $19.4M and stated occupancy of 90%.

VIZZDA started tracking this property following the default of the prior trustors. The property was issued a notice of trustee sale on June 22nd, 2011 for the $13m face value note and later reverted at auction to the CMBS beneficiary with a $12.5M credit bid.

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By:

Hadden Schifman

Managing Director

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LNR Partners Sells First Arrowhead Commerce Center to International Co-venture

Picture 4VIZZDA—June 2nd, 2013 – A group formed by Daryl R Burton of Phoenix, Rod Saunders of Mesquite, Texas and Bernie Van Maren of British Columbia, Canada have acquired the First Arrowhead Commerce Center in Peoria for $15.8m or $73.83 per square foot. The 203,000 ft2 complex is located south of the southwest corner of Loop 101 and Bell Road in the West Valley and is comprised of four 1-story buildings with six truck wells and seven grade level roll-up doors. The facility sits on 17.38 acres and is zoned PAD; it was completed in 2001.

The seller was LNR Partners as special servicer for the registered holders of Greenwich Capital Commercial Funding Corp. Commercial Mortgage Trust, Series 2005-GG5, with US Bank as trustee. Lasalle bank had previously securitized the debt and assigned it to US Bank on November 8th, 2011 and US Bank placed the $19.6m portion of the $317.5m cross-collateralized debt secured by the Arrowhead Commerce Center—originally underwritten by Archon Financial, a Goldman Sachs subsidiary—into Special Servicing on January 10th of 2012. The property was subsequently noticed for trustee sale on March 9th, 2012 and reverted to US Bank as beneficiary on June 22nd, 2012 with a $16.1m credit bid.

The prior owners acquired the buildings in four consecutively recording deeds on April 20th, 2004 with a total sales price of $25,396,051 or $125.10 per square foot with $8,394,283 down and $222m new cross-collateralized debt accruing to the benefit of the Mortgage Electronic Registration System with Bank of America as Trustee. An additional $317.5m in new cross-collateralized debt was issued by Archon Financial on November 10th, 2005 and assigned to Lasalle Bank on August 26th, 2009. The current buyers secured an additional $13.5m with US Banks to finance the acquisition. The $15.1m sales price represents a decline of 40.5% from its pre-distress acquisition price.

By:

Paul Dionne

Director of Analytics

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7025 N Scottsdale Road is Noticed for Trustee Sale on $24.5m CMBS Debt

VIZZDA—May 30th, 2013 — A notice of trustee sale was recorded May 28th, 2013 for 7025 N Scottsdale a large office building in Scottsdale whose major tenants include Waste Management and First Western Trust Bank. Located North of the Northeast Corner of Scottsdale Road & Indian Bend,  7025 N Scottsdale is a 3-story office building totaling 91,148 ft2 built 2002 on 2.87 acres. The property features two decks of sub-grade parking.

Scott McLaughlin of C-III Asset Management is the special servicer on behalf of a CMBS vehicle underwritten by Credit Suisse and in care of Wells Fargo as Trustee. Column Financial issued the original $24.5M debt to an entity formed by Falcon Real Estate Investment following their acquisition of the property on October 3rd, 2006 for $32.75M or $359.31 per ft2. Falcon purchased the 100% occupied property from Lees Mayfield, the building’s original developer.

The note was later securitized and assigned on August 25th, 2008 to Credit Suisse CMBS Series 2006-C5, maturing October 11th, 2013 and bearing a 5.77% annual interest rate. Court records indicate Mr. Michael D Wilson of Wilson Property Services was appointed receiver on November 5th, 2012. Mr. Jacob Maskovich of Bryan Cave is the successor trustee under the deed of trust, and the trustee sale is currently scheduled for August 29th,  2013 at 10:00 AM.

By:

Hadden Schifman

Managing Director

Vizzda.com