Our Practices

Real Estate Finance

Our real estate lawyers are experienced in structuring complicated financing transactions for lenders and borrowers in connection with the acquisition, construction, development, redevelopment, refinancing and sale of multi-family, commercial, retail, hotel, industrial, health care and residential properties. The multi-disciplinary nature of these deals brings together lawyers in the Firm's corporate and tax groups.

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Representative Matters

  • Representation of numerous CMBS mortgage lenders with respect to single and multi-property loan transactions, including fixed-rate “conduit” and floating rate mortgage financings and mezzanine loan transactions.
  • Representation of two commercial mortgage lenders in connection with a $116M multi-tranche conduit loan secured by a major governmental office complex in Tallahassee, Florida.
  • Representation of two commercial mortgage lenders in connection with a $142M+ conduit loan secured by a portfolio of seven medical office buildings in Southern California.
  • Representation of a major life insurance company in connection with an $88M mortgage financing secured by the borrower’s leasehold estate in an office complex.
  • Representation of regional and local banks in a variety of real estate and real estate related loan transactions with respect to properties in New York, New Jersey and other locations throughout the United States.
  • Representation of New Jersey’s largest hospital system in the refinancing of its hospital, nursing home and medical office building portfolio.
  • Representation of a Fortune 100 company in a $500 million multi-property sale-leaseback transaction.
  • Representation of a real estate investment/management business in a highly structured $107M+ capital markets refinancing with GMAC Commercial Mortgage Corporation.
  • Representation of a major U.S. toy retailer in a $240M transaction involving the acquisition and synthetic lease financing of its world-wide corporate headquarters campus.
  • Representation of a loan participant in the financing of the purchase of the Minnesota Vikings football team.
  • Representation of the borrower of 1500-unit and 700-unit garden apartment complexes in New Jersey in its $80M and $25M+ refinancing of same.