Representation of debtor in possession in the chapter 11 case of Cabi Downtown LLC, the owner of an 849-unit condominium project owing over $250 million to a bank consortium, defaulting unit purchasers, trade creditors, and its general contractor. The case was the first large condominium filing in South Florida after the 2005-2007 real estate boom. Debtor’s plan was confirmed in December 2010.
Successful representation of California bank in complex mortgage foreclosure debt recovery action through state court and bankruptcy court in the Southern District of Florida, which resulted in the criminal indictment of the borrower´s principal for bank fraud.
Representation of the secured lender and plan proponent of SunCruz Casinos LLC, one of the largest day cruise gambling operations in the country, in its chapter 11 proceedings. In addition, we served as counsel to the post-confirmation plan administrator.
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 ...