Miami, FL – Bilzin Sumberg is pleased to announce its recognition as a finalist in the Real Estate category of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's (GMCC) 2018 R.E.A.L Awards.The annual R.E.A.L. Awards honors South Florida’s individuals and organizations that have performed exceptionally well in their respective field and demonstrated leadership in the community.
Bilzin Sumberg was recognized for its handling of complex real estate deals. Over the last 12 months, the Firm closed more than $4.3 billion in real estate finance, including more than $2 billion in construction financing. Further, the Firm handled major construction loans including Paramount Miami Worldcenter, Brickell Flatiron, Turnberry Ocean Club and the Hyde Beach Hotel project, which is a joint venture of Silverback Equity Partners, the Dezer family, and the Related Group of Florida.
The GMCC also gave significant consideration to how finalists serve the South Florida community. To that end, Bilzin Sumberg has made community service one of its core values. Bilzin Sumberg Cares, the Firm’s community involvement initiative currently in its eleventh year, is defined by its annual day of service focused on a specific project to help improve the local community. This year, over 100 of the Firm's attorneys and employees worked side by side to beautify John F. Kennedy Middle School.
About Bilzin Sumberg
Bilzin Sumberg works with clients whose business and legal opportunities and challenges span the United States and cross borders to Europe, Latin America, Canada, the Middle East, and Asia. The firm's growth has paralleled that of its Miami home base, a region known for its rich cultural, social, and professional diversity. Bilzin Sumberg lawyers concentrate on services at the heart of both regional and international commerce, including real estate, land development and government relations, environmental, corporate law, joint ventures, domestic and international tax and estate planning, business litigation, finance, and public/private partnerships. For more information, please visit bilzin.com.
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