Real Estate

Real Estate Banking & Finance

Our Experience

We regularly assist borrowers and lenders in financing all kinds of properties and projects nationwide, providing sophisticated and highly experienced counsel in connection with:

  • Bridge financing
  • Construction and permanent financing
  • Convertible and participating debt transactions
  • EB-5 financing involving foreign investors
  • Equity financing
  • Government assisted financing
  • Loan portfolio services
  • Loan syndications
  • Mezzanine financing
  • Mortgage warehouse financing
  • Multi-phase and multi-lender project financing
  • Private placement financing
  • Refinancing and restructuring
  • Sale-leasebacks
  • Structured financing
  • Tax exempt and tax enhanced bond financing

With regard to any kind of real estate financing, we know how to structure, negotiate and document all of the relevant transactions among the pertinent parties. We are also familiar with local market conditions, as well as the laws of different jurisdictions, so we can and do advise clients with regard to what financial terms are customary in any given market.

Because we are a full-service firm with a collaborative multi-disciplinary culture, we also regularly provide or procure all of the ancillary services that clients need in connection with real estate financing. Among the many services we provide are the following:

  • Tax planning and tax strategy services, such as procurement of tax credits for certain types of new markets, green energy, affordable housing and historic preservation projects
  • Rendering necessary and sometimes hard-to-procure legal opinions, such as single purpose entity restructuring and insolvency opinions
  • Providing other specialized assistance related to environmental, insurance, litigation, permitting, regulatory or other issues affecting a property or portfolio of properties

Our experience also extends to virtually every type of property and project anywhere in the country, including but not limited to:

  • Affordable, multifamily, military and student housing projects
  • Hospitals and other health care facilities
  • Hotels and hospitality facilities
  • Industrial projects
  • Laboratory and research facilities
  • Mixed-use developments, some of which are multi-phase, long-term projects
  • Power and energy projects
  • Public infrastructure projects
  • Restaurants
  • Retail centers and other retail locations
  • Seaside and harbor locations
  • Transportation facilities