The Goulston & Storrs Real Estate Banking & Finance Group represents major national, international and regional lenders, investors, owners, and developers. Our well-balanced experience allows us to bring a comprehensive understanding to all the issues related to complex real estate financing and capital markets transactions. As a result, we regularly play a critical role in structuring and delivering critical and innovative financing for our clients.
Members of our team facilitate real estate finance transactions related to individual properties, as well as large portfolios of properties across the country. These transactions often involve the most sophisticated types of financing, including but not limited to construction loans, convertible debt facilities, mezzanine financing, syndicated lending, refinancing of distressed debt, mortgage warehousing loans, structured finance and tax exempt bond financing.
Our deep and well-developed knowledge also plays a critical role in optimal structuring of joint ventures, REITs and other real estate investment funds that seek out financing on a regular basis. Because of our extensive multi-disciplinary experience, we have procured financing for our clients in some of the largest and most complicated real estate transactions in the United States.
We have numerous lawyers who are members of the peer-selected American College of Real Estate Lawyers, and we take on active roles in many industry associations. Among our team members are a past president of the Real Estate Finance Association, a board member for the Real Estate Lenders Association, and various active members and current or former officers in well-known commercial real estate organizations, such as NAIOP, ICSC and AFIRE.
Across all transactions, we use a multidisciplinary approach and understand the critical considerations regarding bankruptcy, environmental, insurance, tax and other issues that can affect real estate financing and capital market transactions generally. So, our full service staff of professionals can spot and solve all of the potential stumbling blocks to successful financing before they become deal-killing problems.