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Successful Resolution of 25 Related Lawsuits for Historic South Beach Hotel

Historic South Beach Hotel
Representation of Historic South Beach Hotel in resolving numerous litigation matters, including claims by condo association and unit owners alleging breach of contract, construction defects, misrepresentation and fraud, and claims by architectural firm and general contractor. Dealt with several insurance carriers who were threatening to deny coverage. Our resolution of the 25 separate suits allowed the client to move forward with the $200 million in renovations to the property, which will include a mixed-use project consisting of 417 hotel rooms, 163 condo units, retail space, food and beverage venues, swimming pools, spa, fitness center, and private beach.
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...
Representation of real estate investors in limited partnership derivative suits. Investors sought millions of dollars in damages, based on the diminution of the value of their investment and lost opportunities.
Representation of Blue Capital US East Coast Properties, LP, in the $105.5 million sale of landmark office building, Miami Tower. Designed by renowned architect I.M. Pei, the 600,000 square foot Miami Tower has become one of the world's most recognized office buildings due to its changing palette of...