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Benchmark 2018-B7 Mortgage Trust

Filed: 29 Mar 21, 4:02pm

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

March 29, 2021
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported)

Central Index Key Number of the issuing entity:  0001757018
Benchmark 2018-B7 Mortgage Trust
(Exact name of issuing entity)

Central Index Key Number of the registrant:  0001013454
Deutsche Mortgage & Asset Receiving Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Central Index Key Number of the sponsor:  0001541294
German American Capital Corporation
(Exact name of sponsor as specified in its charter)

Central Index Key Number of the sponsor:  0001701238
Citi Real Estate Funding Inc.
(Exact name of sponsor as specified in its charter)

Central Index Key Number of the sponsor:  0000835271
JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association
(Exact name of sponsor as specified in its charter)

New York

 

333-226943-01

 

38-4096482
38-4096483
38-7206261

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation of issuing entity)

 

(Commission File Number of issuing entity)

 

(I.R.S. Employer Identification Numbers)

 

c/o Wells Fargo Bank, National Association
9062 Old Annapolis Road
Columbia, MD 21045

(Address of principal executive offices of the issuing entity)

(212) 250-2500
Registrant's Telephone number, including area code

Former name or former address, if changed since last report:  Not Applicable

 

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Item 8.01 Other Events.

The Aon Center Mortgage Loan, which constituted approximately 3.7% of the asset pool of the issuing entity as of its cut-off date, is an asset of the issuing entity and is part of a loan combination that is being serviced and administered under the trust and servicing agreement, dated as of June 29, 2018, relating to the J.P. Morgan Chase Commercial Mortgage Securities Trust 2018-AON filed as Exhibit 4.4 to the Current Report on Form 8-K filed on November 28, 2018 (the “JPMCC 2018-AON TSA”).  Effective March 29, 2021, pursuant to Section 7.1(d) of the JPMCC 2018-AON TSA, AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC, an Iowa limited liability company, was removed as special servicer of the Aon Center Mortgage Loan and Situs Holdings, LLC (“Situs Holdings”), a Delaware limited liability company, was appointed as the successor special servicer of the Aon Center Mortgage Loan under the JPMCC 2018-AON TSA.

In the interest of transaction management, this Form 8-K is being filed to record that, effective as of March 29, 2021, the Aon Center Mortgage Loan will be specially serviced, if necessary, pursuant to the JPMCC 2018-AON TSA, by Situs Holdings.  The principal executive office of Situs Holdings is located at 5065 Westheimer, Suite 700E, Houston, Texas 77056 and its telephone number is (713) 328-4400.  Situs Holdings maintains its principal special servicing office at 101 Montgomery Street, Suite 2250, San Francisco, California 94104.

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Deutsche Mortgage & Asset Receiving Corporation
(Depositor)

 

/s/ Matt Smith
Matt Smith, Director

Date:  March 29, 2021

 

/s/ Natalie Grainger
Natalie Grainger, Director

Date:  March 29, 2021