$775 Million Loan Restructuring for Joint Venture Development in Orange County, California

National homebuilder
Representation of homebuilder as part of a joint venture in the acquisition, financing, and subsequent restructuring of a $775 million loan for a former Marine Corps air station in Orange County, California. Spanning almost 4,000 acres, the property features the Orange County Great Park as well as residential, golf, commercial, and school uses.
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Brian L. Bilzin

Brian L. Bilzin

Founding Partner
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