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Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Our Real Estate Finance practice represents some of the country's largest financial institutions, institutional investors, investment banks, and developers in a variety of domestic and international matters. The types of transactions are wide-ranging and include the most sophisticated capital market transactions to workouts and bankruptcies, to more traditional conventional financings. Our lawyers regularly represent some of the largest investment banks in the origination of commercial mortgage loans through conduit entities for securitization and we have considerable experience in combining all types of hedging products with real estate financing transactions.

Our focus is on providing high-quality, thoughtful legal work for complex finance transactions in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Clients

  • Banks
  • Investment banks
  • Insurance Companies
  • Real Estate Debt funds
  • Hedge Funds

Transactions

  • Mortgage Lending
  • Mezzanine Lending
  • Preferred Equity
  • Senior/Subordinate Notes and Participations
  • Loan Syndication
  • Construction Loans
  • Bridge Loans
  • Shariah Financings
  • Loan Sales and Acquisitions
  • Warehouse/Repurchase Facilities
  • Revolving Credit Facilities
  • Work-Outs/ Restructurings
  • Exercise of Remedies
  • DIP Financing
  • Loan Servicing and Special Servicing

Properties

  • Office
  • Retail
  • Hotels
  • Resorts
  • Casinos
  • Multifamily
  • Healthcare
  • Data Centers
  • Industrial
  • Credit Tenant
  • Leaseholds
  • Transitional Properties
  • Time Shares/Condo-Tels

Our attorneys have represented commercial real estate clients in finance transactions totaling in excess of $30 billion. Our finance expertise is greatly enhanced by the Real Estate practice group's joint venture, private equity, hospitality, and development experience, as well as the ability to draw on the firm's extensive Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Tax, Litigation, and Regulatory practices.

Experience

Major bank lender Netflix headquarter financing

Represented major bank lender in a $100 million financing of Netflix, Inc.’s worldwide headquarters, the world’s largest online subscription video service, in Los Gatos, California.

Global financial institution Google office park financing

Represented global financial institution in connection with the $660 million financing of a Google office park located in northern California.

Macquarie US Trading LLC Refinancing of the Sheraton Fort Worth

Represented US affiliate of an Australian bank in connection with the $35 million mortgage loan secured by the Sheraton Fort Worth Downtown Hotel in conjunction with a $21 million mezzanine loan originated by a US real estate debt fund.

Major life insurance company Modification and extension of hotel portfolio loan

Represented client in connection with the modification and extension of a $2.35 billion securitized hotel portfolio mortgage loan and related mezzanine loan modifications.

Global investment management company Cosmopolitan hotel financing

Represented global investment management company in a $388 million mezzanine loan financing in connection with $1.3 billion mortgage and multiple mezzanine financings to refinance the Cosmopolitan Hotel located in Las Vegas.

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