Lodging CMBS' Shining Star Status Could Fade By 2015

Law360, New York (November 12, 2013, 8:51 PM EST) -- During the past two years, hotel properties have nabbed a significant chunk of the commercial mortgage-backed securities market and are on track for another record year. But some experts expect the fast-growing market to contract in the near future as the deals flow tightens and other rebounding sectors siphon away funds.

Hotel CMBS have been booming, and currently hold about a 14.5 percent share of the securitized loan market, according to a Nov. 8 report by Fitch Ratings. Historically, hotel CMBS have taken up about 10...
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