Commercial Real Estate Assets Commercial Real Estate Assets (Notes)
|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2016
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Commercial Real Estate Assets
The Company originates and purchases commercial real estate debt and related instruments generally to be held as long-term investments. These assets are classified as commercial real estate assets on the condensed consolidated balance sheets. Additionally, the Company is the sole certificate holder of a trust entity that holds a commercial real estate loan. The underlying loan held by the trust is consolidated on the Company’s condensed consolidated balance sheet and classified as commercial real estate assets. See Note 3 - Variable Interest Entities for additional information regarding consolidation of the trust. Commercial real estate assets are reported at cost, net of any unamortized acquisition premiums or discounts, loan fees and origination costs as applicable, unless the assets are deemed impaired.
The following tables summarize the Company’s commercial real estate assets by asset type, property type and geographic location as of March 31, 2016 and December 31, 2015:
At March 31, 2016 and December 31, 2015, the Company pledged commercial real estate assets with a carrying value of $666.8 million and $361.1 million, respectively, as collateral for repurchase agreements and FHLB advances. See Note 15 - Repurchase Agreements and Note 17 - Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Advances.
The following table summarizes activity related to commercial real estate assets for the three months ended March 31, 2016 and 2015.
The Company evaluates each loan for impairment at least quarterly by assessing the risk factors of each loan and assigning a risk rating based on a variety of factors. Risk factors include property type, geographic and local market dynamics, physical condition, leasing and tenant profile, projected cash flow, loan structure and exit plan, loan-to-value ratio, project sponsorship, and other factors deemed necessary. Risk ratings are defined as follows:
The following table presents the number of loans, unpaid principal balance and carrying value (amortized cost) by risk rating for commercial real estate assets as of March 31, 2016 and December 31, 2015:
The Company has not recorded any allowances for losses as no loans are past-due and it is not deemed probable that the Company will not be able to collect all amounts due pursuant to the contractual terms of the loans.
The entire disclosure of commercial real estate assets not classified as held for sale but are held for investment.
No definition available.