This time it’s the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, a 950-room, full-service resort. A $365 million first mortgage on the property from Morgan Stanley is being securitized via MSC 2017-JWDR.
The private equity firm obtained a $540 million loan on the JW Marriott Grande Lakes and the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes, which are situated on 500 acres at the headwaters of the Everglades, from Barclays and Wells Fargo.
The $785 million transaction, 2017-C41, is backed by a pool of 52 loans with an average balance of just $15.1 million, according to Kroll Bond Rating Agency; retail, hotel and office properties dominate the mix.
The delinquency rate for U.S. commercial real estate loans in CMBS is now 5.21%, a decrease of 19 basis points from the September level, according to Trepp. That is the second-largest rate drop measured in the last 19 months.