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CTL Closing Announcement: Costco Wholesale Corporation

Friday, October 27, 2017

Costco Credit Tenant Lease


William Blair acted as the sole placement agent of debt financing for the owner of a 13.2-acre parcel of land in Tampa, Florida, on which an approximately 152,721-square-foot Costco Wholesale Corporation store and gas facility were constructed.

The financing details of this private placement include:

  • Costco Wholesale Corporation as ground lessee with a rating of "A+" by Standard & Poor's and "A1" by Moody's
  • 24.8-year term / 17.4-year average life
  • 83.6% loan-to-value
  • 1.01x debt service coverage
  • An uninsured balloon provided additional amortization

William Blair's Commercial Real Estate Finance (CREF) team is dedicated to sourcing debt solutions, sale-leasebacks, and private equity for commercial real estate developers, investment firms, and owners. For the past 21 years, William Blair has executed over 535 transactions for the financing of commercial real estate in the retail, healthcare, government, higher education, office, and manufacturing sectors.

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William Blair was not engaged by and did not represent the tenant listed in the transaction above. The tenant has not endorsed William Blair or the products and services the firm provides.

This is not in any sense a solicitation or offer of the purchase or sale of securities. Individual securities listed in this report are for informational purposes only. This information does not constitute investment advice or recommendations with respect to the securities discussed.