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 Mi...
Representation of Fortune International in the proposed redevelopment of Sonesta Beach Hotel in Key Biscayne, Florida. We handled the real estate work, land use, zoning, and management agreements. Prior to the downturn, the proposed project was to encompass over 900,000 square feet, including 350 condo-hotel units, 20 residential condo units, meeting space, a spa, and a restaurant. We successfully defended against challenges to the approvals in trial and appellate courts. After disposition of litigation, we represented SBR-Fortune Associates, a partnership between entities affiliated with Sonesta Hotel Corporation and Fortune International, in the $78 million sale of the hotel and approved redevelopment plans, to Consultatio Key Biscayne, an affiliate of the Buenos Aires, Argentina-based Consultatio, S.A.
Representation of equity investor in its successful bid for the deployment of the Red Compartida wholesale broadband network, an approximately $7 billion public-private partnership with the Mexican Secretariat of Communications and Transportation.
Lead counsel to AnsaldoBreda, Inc., an Italian global transportation company, in securing a $300 million contract award by Miami-Dade County for the procurement of 136 heavy rail (Metrorail) vehicles. This is the largest procurement by Miami-Dade County Transit outside of the construction contracts ...