Lending and Finance
We work with national, regional, local and community banks and lending institutions in all types of loan-related transactions, including single lender, real-estate secured, unsecured and asset-backed loans, multi-lender and syndicated credit facilities, international and multi-currency facilities, tax-credit transactions and tax-leveraged financing. We assist clients in all manner of activities related to financing, including in the drafting and negotiation of loan documents, in conducting due diligence on the real estate and other collateral securing the loans, and in closings. Our clients include individual, joint venture and corporate borrowers in obtaining, negotiating and closing of commercial, industrial, multi-family and residential loans.
Represented numerous national, regional and local financial institutions in hundreds of loans secured by collateral of all types, including real estate, receivables, and personal property.
$2,378,000 loan renewal of real estate investment company.
Mid–size regional bank $1,069,000 loan for alcohol distribution company.
Multiple acquisitions of retail shopping centers throughout the Southeast for German acquisition and asset management fund.
Foreclosure of Kingwood golf and country club in North Georgia on behalf of a mid–size regional bank.
Sale of Kingwood golf and country club in North Georgia to a third-party purchaser.
Foreclosures, loan workouts and REO sales of numerous commercial and residential properties.
Represented one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world in the acquisition of hundreds of fee properties and billboard easements throughout the United States and in the complex financing of billboard and office locations.
Represented a national Fortune 500 banking institution in the $11.7 million construction and acquisition loan to a full-service commercial and residential real estate developer secured by raw land and the proposed construction of a four-story, 75,000 sq. foot multi-tenant office building in Daniel Island, South Carolina.
Experience includes representation of lenders in the closing of commercial loan modifications, and representation as closing counsel in numerous commercial loan closings.
Sale of membership interests for $15 million to convey 30 acres.
Sale of Bella Collina Golf Course in Florida for $10 million.
More that 125 sales of foreclosed properties for First Citizens Bank.
$76 million loan, $65 million construction loan, and a $23 million mezzanine loan for condominiums.
$35 million permanent loans for student housing in Kentucky and Georgia.
$20 million loan (with a $3 million revolving line of credit) on 11 properties.
$16 million revolving line of credit secured by accounts receivable and six properties.
$273 million construction loan on Reuters Building in Times Square
$182.5 million construction loan on Westin Hotel in Times Square, New York City, New York.
$162.5 million loan on office building in New Jersey (co-lender with Northwestern Mutual).
$100 million revolving credit facility secured by four properties.
$44 million construction loan on apartments in Florida.
$43.4 million loan on 12 apartments in four states with cross-collateralization and financial covenants.
$27 million loan on shopping center in Florida.
More than 200 loans totaling $2.95 billion on retail, office buildings, industrial buildings, and apartments. The entire eastern third of the United States.
Sale of an office building for $27.5 million.
Sale of timberlands for $16 million for commingled pension fund account.
Sale of Hyatt Hotel for $14 million.
$16 million revolving loan secured by accounts receivable and six properties.
$12.5 million loan secured by multiple Taco Bell locations.
Represented specialty finance company lender in connection with structuring, negotiation and documentation of several commercial real estate secured loan transactions, primarily in the Southeastern United States.
Lead local counsel to national cold storage company in connection with refinance of 592,000-square-foot facility in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2013.
Lead counsel to lender in connection with $15 million real estate loan to national petroleum retailer secured by multiple sites in Georgia in 2013.
Lead counsel to lender in connection with $6 million real estate and operating loan to manufacturer-distributor in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2013.