$232 Million Purchase and Redevelopment of the Confidante Hotel

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc.

Representation of Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. in the $232 million purchase of the Confidante Miami Beach Hotel, including securing land use entitlements from the Miami Beach Planning Board and Historic Preservation Board to allow the renovation and rebranding of the hotel.

Javier F. Aviñó
Practice Group Leader, Land Development & Government Relations
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 Historic South Beach Hotel in resolving numerous litigation matters, including claims by condo association and unit owners alleging breach of contract, construction defects, misrepresentation and fraud, and claims by architectural firm and general contractor. Dealt with several ins...
Representation of a consortium in connection with the preparation, submittal, and acceptance of an unsolicited proposal to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain a rapid mass transit system between the City of Miami and the City of Miami Beach. Subsequent to the acceptance of the unsolicited ...