Representation of All Aboard Florida, an affiliate of Florida East Coast Industries, Inc., in the procurement, land acquisition, and development of portions of the $2.4 billion high-speed passenger rail project connecting South and Central Florida. Passenger service will be created in central Florida and will continue on Florida's east coast, with new stations planned in Orlando, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach. We are also assisting the client with its Miami “Grand Central Station”-like transportation and retail district, to include retail, office, residential, parking, and transit related components.
In a precedent-setting result, Bilzin Sumberg antitrust and commercial litigation attorneys recovered over $300 million for two opt-out plaintiffs in a nationwide multidistrict litigation (MDL). The LCD multidistrict litigation is one of the largest antitrust cases in recent U.S. history.
Representation of publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) in $475 million purchase of 22 office properties across six Sunbelt states and the simultaneous sale of the membership interests of the owner of 18 of the 22 office properties for $237 million.
Representation of the owners of Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium in successful negotiations with Miami-Dade County to support a $400 million stadium modernization project, including a rooftop shade canopy, new seating for fans, and concourse renovations. The changes will position Sun Life as a major player in attracting marquee events such as Super Bowls, World Cups, and College Football Championships.
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, Florida. The client intends to redevelop the property as a $4 billion multi-use master development, known as Solē Mia Miami. The current City-approved plans include over 4,000 multifamily and residential units; approximately 1,200,000 square feet of retail commercial mixed-use space, a 4-star, 150-room hotel and over 7.2 acres of open space park, including sports facilities, playgrounds, and a 13.7-acre passive park.