Fitch: The U.S. CMBS Maturity Wave Begins in 2Q'15

NEW YORK--()--U.S. CMBS loan maturities will spike in the second quarter next year following a measured start to 2015, according to Fitch Ratings in its latest U.S. CMBS weekly newsletter.

According to Fitch, $3.7 billion of U.S. CMBS loans in Fitch-rated transactions are scheduled to mature in first-quarter 2015 (1Q'15). The figure jumps to $9.7 billion in 2Q'15 and to $12 billion in each of 3Q'15 and 4Q'15. A breakdown by quarter follows:

--1Q'15: $3.7 billion (512 loans);

--2Q'15: $9.7 billion (828 loans);

--3Q'15: $12 billion (1,198 loans);

--4Q'15: $12 billion (1,042 loans).

By vintage, approximately 70% of the $37.4 billion in 2015 maturities are from 2005 transactions. Another 15% represents loans securitized in 2006. The Top-5 largest exposures in 1Q'15 are listed below:

--$142.6 million Grand Plaza (JPMCC 2005-LDP5);

--$100 million Park 80 West - A and B notes (LBUBS 2005-C2);

--$88.9 million Century Centre Office (GSMS 2005-GG4);

--$59 million SLS Beverly Hills (JPMCC 2013-FL3);

--$56.2 million 401 Fifth Avenue (GECMC 2005-C2).

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Mary MacNeill
Managing Director
+1-212-908-0785
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
33 Whitehall Street
New York, NY 10004
or
Scott Pritchard
Director
+1-212-908-9141
or
Media Relations
Sandro Scenga, +1 212-908-0278
sandro.scenga@fitchratings.com