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Arnold A. Brown

Of Counsel
Area of Focus: Real Estate
Arnold A. Brown has an active commercial real estate law practice that includes planning, acquisition, development, financing, leasing and sales. His clients have projects ranging from retail and mixed-use projects to parking garage properties. Arnie has worked on matters involving several high-profile retail centers in South Florida, including Kendall Village Center, Dadeland Station and 5th & Alton Shopping Centers, and he represented City Furniture and its affiliates in the acquisition, development and financing of a nearly one million square foot distribution facility and showroom in Tamarac, as well as various City Furniture and Ashley furniture retail sites throughout the region. He is actively involved in the monumental SkyRise Miami observation tower and entertainment complex.
Represent several affiliated joint ventures in their acquisition (including assemblage of parcels from various unaffiliated adjacent owners), development, leasing and financing of Kendall Village Center, a retail, entertainment, residential and office mixed use project in Miami-Dade County. This rep...
Represented the developer of Dadeland Station Shopping Center, a multi-level vertical retail power center and garage, in the acquisition, development, leasing and financing of the mixed-use project.
Representation of an affiliate of Berkowitz Development Group, a full-service retail development company headquartered in Miami, Florida, in the $35 million refinancing of Aventura Commons Shopping Center, a power retail center in Aventura, Florida.
Represented the developer of 5th and Alton Shopping Center, a multi-level vertical retail power center and garage, in the acquisition, development, leasing, financing and ultimate sale of this project. This representation included negotiation of a public/private development agreement with the City o...
Representation of developer in the purchase and development of Skyrise Miami, a 1,000-foot bay-front tower in downtown Miami. Bilzin Sumberg negotiated the 99-year ground lease, helped renegotiate the master lease and is handling all legal aspects related to the project's construction, including fin...
Represented the owner of the Miami Beach icon, Fontainebleau Hotel, in structuring and implementing its redevelopment to add condominium towers and ultimate sale to Turnberry affiliates.
  • University of Miami, J.D., cum laude, 1979
    State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.S., magna cum laude, 1976
  • Florida
  • AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell