Representation of Miami Design District Associates, a joint venture between Craig Robins of Dacra and L Real Estate, a global real estate development fund, in their efforts to transform a neglected downtown area into a high-end shopping destination by refinancing more than 40 properties in the Miami Design District. The financing consisted of two new loans, including a $251,500,000 construction loan, that were used, in part, to release an existing CMBS loan and satisfy another loan used for acquisition financing. At the time of financing, this transaction involved the largest construction financing since the real estate crash in 2008.
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...
Counsel to debtor in possession in the chapter 11 case of Cabi SMA Tower I LLLP, the developer of a proposed $60 million mixed-use facility on a 2.73-acre entire city block in the Brickell area of Downtown Miami. The case was an extremely contentious chapter 11 which resulted in the confirmation of ...
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...