Representation of SBACE in proposed redevelopment of Miami Beach Convention Center District. SBACE is comprised of Tishman Hotel & Realty, UIA Management, and the Office of Metropolitan Architecture, led by Dan Tishman, Robert Wennett, and Rem Koolhaas. We represented the client throughout the government procurement and contracting phase and certain corporate structuring related work, including developing the strategy for responding to the City’s RFQ, preparation for oral presentations before two evaluation committees, responding to various legal challenges, and navigating through the political landscape of a concurrent mayoral election, city manager selection process, and city commission elections.
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...
Oversaw the servicing of over $6 billion worth of hotel loans involving sales and loan assumptions, restructurings, mergers, deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure, forbearances and other workouts, changes in franchises/ flags, operating/ master lease issues, private equity takeovers, changes in management, e...