If you own one or more office properties, and you want to get CMBS financing in the near future, should you rent space to co-working companies like WeWork? The answer is complex; while co-working has been growing at a breakneck pace, with approximately 23% industry growth for the last several years, it still presents certain risks that landlords should consider.
Conduit loan rates are typically based on the U.S. Treasury rate, plus a margin, or spread, designed to compensate the lender/investors for their risk. As of October 2018, the 10-year U.S. Treasury rate was 3.18%, so, for example, if the margin on a CMBS loan was 2%, the interest rate would be approximately 5.18%. CMBS loan spreads are influenced by a variety of factor