Acquisition, Financing & Development

Subsidiary of a Mexican company
Representation of the subsidiary of a Mexican company in the purchase of a hotel in downtown Miami, and in connection with the property development for multiple condominium towers. The assemblage of the property required acquisition of 2/3 of a downtown city block from five different owners and multiple ground lessees, negotiation with a labor union, as well as the acquisition of the operating hotel. We also obtained the Major Use Special Permit to allow the development of two high-rise condominium towers on the site.
Representation of Glades Landfill, LLC, in the acquisition and operational permitting of a 300-acre construction and demolition debris landfill adjacent to Lake Okeechobee in Florida.
Representation of joint venture between Starwood Hotels & Resorts and The Related Group of Florida regarding zoning and land use for the redevelopment of the six-star St. Regis Bal Harbour. The $1.5 billion project, located across from the Shops at Bal Harbour, consists of 285 condo-hotel units ...
Representation of Consultatio, a development and financial firm owned by Argentine businessman Eduardo Constantini, in obtaining approval for the rezoning of a 5.5-acre oceanfront site in Bal Harbour to develop an 850,000-square-foot, 260-unit luxury high-rise condominium. We successfully negotiated...