Negotiation of Ground Lease in Connecticut

Affiliate of RCI Group and the Christoph Family

Representation of affiliate of RCI Group and the Christoph Family in negotiation of a ground lease with MGM Resorts International for a 30-acre parcel in Bridgeport, Connecticut. This parcel, to be developed into a $600 million mixed-use casino gaming, hotel, and entertainment center, is part of the 100-acre project which includes Steelpoint Harbor, a public-private partnership developed by client.

Representation of Oleta Partners, LLC, a joint venture comprised of affiliates of the LeFrak Organization and Turnberry Associates, in the successful negotiation of the long-term ground lease and complicated leasehold financing for a 185-acre brownfields redevelopment site in the City of North Miami...
Debtors' counsel to Fontainebleau Las Vegas Holdings, LLC, and two of its affiliates in their chapter 11 cases in the Southern District of Florida. The debtors had over $2 billion of funded debt, had used $500 million of equity, and were prosecuting claims for $800 million in unpaid additional finan...
Appointed tax counsel to SunCruz Casinos LLC, a "cruises to nowhere" gaming business, in its chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding.