- Representing lenders and/or borrowers in the financing, acquisition, and leasing of commercial real estate projects across the United States. These transactions involved the customary document preparation/negotiations and coordination of due diligence investigations on matters such as zoning, environmental, survey, and title matters, including title insurance. Many of these transactions involved multiple sites, development funding/construction, joint ventures, long-term escrows, franchises, environmental impacts, etc.
- Handled closings for sale-leaseback transactions and credit tenant loan transactions involving various types of properties located throughout the country.
- Represented parties in various types of leasing transactions, including ground lease developments, office leasing, retail leasing, industrial leasing, and warehouse leasing.
The partners in the commercial finance group have in the aggregate over 150 years of experience in handling a wide range of commercial real estate finance and general commercial finance matters. The group has represented nationally and internationally recognized institutional lenders, regional commercial banks, local commercial banks, privately owned businesses, and REITs in thousands of diverse lending transactions throughout the continental United States, including owner-occupied and credit tenant loan transactions involving various types of commercial properties, commercial real estate loans, working capital lines of credit, equipment loans, hedge transactions, and combinations of the foregoing. The commercial finance group’s involvement has included deal structuring, document preparation and negotiations, and coordination or review of due diligence analysis on matters such as leasing, zoning, environmental, survey, and title insurance issues. Many of these transactions involved properties in multiple jurisdictions, letters of credit, tenancies-in-common, ground leases, escrows, reserves, or other complex aspects.