Insurance
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Commercial Real Estate

We have advised on more than $1 trillion in transaction value, ensuring full protection of our clients' investments and collateral assets.

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Leveraged & Corporate Finance

We deliver a comprehensive, lender-based, industry-specific risk advisory analysis, including operational liability and collateral-focused real estate analysis where applicable.

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Construction

We understand the depth and complexities of construction risk and renovation, and the strategies needed to navigate the industry's multi-stakeholder environment while assessing job-site risk.

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Market Perspective and Industry Depth

International hospitality flag with a property valued at over $1B located on the Hawaiian coast.  Financing was a multi-billion dollar stand-alone securitization and the subject...

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Agency Lending – Direct Line Industry Relationships

DUS lender making a loan to a large institutional sponsor ran up against an agency requirement which, initially, the agency advised was non-negotiable. This was...

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Premier Coastal Florida Hotel

High-profile coastal hotel, which was financed by an institutional lender as a stand-alone securitization, was at risk for windstorm, storm surge and flood. The borrower...

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New York City Trophy Asset

Trophy asset in Manhattan with a world renowned financial institution as the sole tenant. The subject property had significant exposure to acts of terrorism, with...

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$1

Trillion In Deals

20+

Years of Experience

75+

Domestic & International Clients

100k+

Loans Closed

Impressive History

We have the size, depth of talent and experience to handle any deal, of any size, anywhere in the world.

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About Harbor Group

Since being founded in 1995, Harbor Group Consulting has remained steadfast in both its exclusive focus on insurance consulting and risk management, primarily on the debt side, and dedication to providing independent insurance guidance.

Services include in-depth insurance advisory and analytics for new loan originations as well as insurance surveillance for existing portfolios for Commercial Real Estate and Corporate Finance transactions. The company has reviewed more than 100,000 deals, with every deal brought to closing – on time.

Today, Harbor Group has grown to include approximately 75 employees working with more than 70 global institutions from its headquarters in Miami, and additional locations in New York, California and New Jersey. Learn More

Notable Transactions

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$675,000,000

60 Columbus Circle

Deutsche Bank finances Related’s refinance of 60 Columbus Circle

$450,000,000

Twitter HQ

Barclays finances JP Morgan’s acquisition of Twitter HQ

$575,000,000

Apple Campus, Central & Wolf

Well Fargo leads refinancing of Apple campus, Central & Wolf

$1,550,000,000

Caesar’s Palace Las Vegas Hotel

JP Morgan provides CMBS financing of Caesar’s Palace Las Vegas Hotel at emergence from bankruptcy

$1,200,000,000

Worldwide Plaza

Goldman Sachs leads refinance of the Worldwide Plaza

$875,000,000

Fontainebleau

JP Morgan leads financing of Turnberry’s refinance of Fontainebleau & Aventura Mall

$28,000,000,000

Hilton Hotels

Bear Stearns leads financing of Hilton Hotels acquisition by Blackstone

$85,000,000

Cheeca Lodge

Wells leads the refinance of Cheeca Lodge for Northwood

$40,000,000,000

Equity Office Properties

Goldman Sachs leads financing of Equity Office Properties’ acquisition by Blackstone

$4,000,000,000

HLT 2013

JP Morgan leads financing of Hilton Hotels, in anticipation of its initial public offering

$1,340,000,000

3 Bryant Park

Deutsche Bank finances Ivanhoe Cambridge’s acquisition of 3 Bryant Park, New York

$1,600,000,000

Cobalt Industrial

Colony Capital acquires Cobalt Industrial

$1,400,000,000

Ala Moana

Goldman Sachs finances GGP’s refinance of Ala Moana as well as The Palazzo and Grand Canal Shoppes

$201,000,000

Chicago Board of Trade

Starwood provides acquisition and recapitalization financing for the Chicago Board of Trade

$1,250,000,000

7 World Trade Center

JP Morgan finances 7 World Trade Center for Silverstein

$450,000,000

Parkmerced

Ladder Capital Finance finances Maximus Real Estate Partners’ refinance of Parkmerced

$29,000,000,000

Harrah’s

JP Morgan finances Harrah’s acquisition by Apollo

$1,100,000,000

Stratosphere Casinos

Goldman Sachs provides acquisition financing for Whitehall’s purchase of Equity Inns and the Stratosphere Casino portfolio

$2,300,000,000

GM Building

Morgan Stanley leads Boston Properties’ refinance of the GM Building

$4,900,000,000

Manor Care

JP Morgan finances Carlyle Group’s purchase of Manor Care

$1,875,000,000

Kyo-Ya

Goldman Sachs provides financing for Cerberus’ refinance of Kyo‐Ya hotels

$2,000,000,000

Crescent REIT

Barclays provides acquisition financing for Morgan Stanley purchase of Crescent REIT

$1,000,000,000

Olympic Tower

Deutsche Bank leads Crown Acquisitions & Oxford Properties JV refinance of Olympic Tower

$2,300,000,000

Motel 6

Harbor Group acts as lead consultant for 3 consecutive refinances with JP Morgan for Motel 6

$1,400,000,000

388 Greenwich Street

Citigroup leads the refinancing of 388 Greenwich Street

$1,325,000,000

Willis Tower

Barclays leads Blackstone’s refinance of Willis Tower

Careers

Careers

From attorneys and underwriters to brokers and claims analysts, our people are the core of our business. If you thrive in a fast-paced, client-focused team environment, we offer the opportunity to grow with us and reach your highest career potential.

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