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NorthMarq Capital adds Griffin Martin to Phoenix office

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by in AZRE Magazine | Newsmakers

Griffin Martin has joined the Phoenix regional office of NorthMarq Capital as vice president and producer. At NorthMarq, Martin’s primary focus will be to structure and place debt and equity for clients seeking to acquire, refinance or develop commercial real estate properties. Most recently, Martin founded and operated a commercial mortgage brokerage company based in… Read More →

Lending the way: A good buy is hard to find

In 2013, NorthMarq Capital arranged $10.1B in loans. In 2014, that number rose 20 percent to $12.6B, reports Managing Director James Dumars. That doesn’t mean the market isn’t competitive, notes DuMars, who locked in a low-leverage $25M loan at 3.64 percent for 10 years. He is also financing a $56M class-A shopping center purchase at… Read More →

Seeing green: Bank roles shift in real estate market


Phoenix is a city of extremes, but lenders will see some balance in the market this year. There’s more capital flowing through the system than there was a year ago and, despite a slow recovery, Phoenix investors should find it easier to get loans in the market. “This is an exceptional time to acquire financing… Read More →

NorthMarq finances $13.74M acquisition in Mesa


Luke Donahue, senior director of NorthMarq Capital’s Phoenix office funded the $13,744,000 acquisition loan of Waterstone Apartments, a 269 unit multifamily property located in Mesa, AZ. The transaction was funded by NorthMarq’s through their FHLMC seller/servicer platform. “NorthMarq was pleased to have the opportunity to fund another loan for this good repeat client of our… Read More →

Lenders Experience An Increase In Loan Requests

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by in Finance & RE Law

Depending on whom you talk to, it appears the financing freeze in commercial real estate is starting to thaw a bit. Part of that thawing process, according to Bruce Francis, vice chairman of CB Richard Ellis Capital Markets, may be that there has been an increase in the number of loan requests, and that activity… Read More →