Freeman, Freeman & Smiley LLP

Service Details

Real Estate Financing

Our attorneys are experienced in representing institutional and private lenders and borrowers in complex real estate and project financings, including acquisition, construction, development and refinancing loans for commercial and industrial property, multi-family projects and raw land, loan sales and participations, and workouts.

Representative Clients and Matters

  • Representation of lender in refinancing of two $50 million mixed-use urban projects
  • Advising borrower on term, revolving and mezzanine facilities secured primarily by personal property in connection with a corporate acquisition
  • Representation of lender in $70 million acquisition loan for Chicago office tower
  • Negotiation and documentation of loan syndications and participations
  • Representation of holder in sale of troubled loans
  • Representation of lender in mixed collateral loan structure
  • Negotiation of phased project financing arrangements
  • Representation of lender in connection with workout and restructuring of commercial project
  • Advising borrower in refinance of affordable multi-family housing project located on ground leasehold
  • Representing borrower in renegotiation of financial covenants
  • Representation of lender in structuring revolving credit facility secured by portfolio of skilled nursing facilities
  • Advising borrower and guarantors on restructure of troubled projects
  • Advising tenant in negotiating letter of credit as security for lease obligations
  • Negotiation and documentation of secured loans in settlement of commercial litigation matters
  • Advising receiver on foreclosure and disposition of portfolio of partially completed residential tract developments