Arent Fox real estate attorneys advise developers, investors, and lenders on financing large, complex mixed-use projects, including structuring the financing, negotiating and documenting joint venture arrangements and construction loans, and arranging public financing through bonds and other government financing vehicles.
We advise on one-off transactions and large multijurisdictional portfolio financings of multifamily housing, office buildings, hotels and resorts, senior-living facilities, and retail and leisure properties. Arent Fox also represents non-US entities that are investing in the United States and counsels US clients who are engaging in real estate activities overseas. Lawyers in our group advise and represent REITs in all aspects of their organization and business, structuring transactions and raising capital.
Arent Fox real estate attorneys have advised lenders, borrowers, investors, developers, contractors, and other clients with regards to large and complex workouts, dispositions and acquisitions of distressed loans, and distressed real property. We have engineered and negotiated virtually every type of workout and remedy/enforcement arrangement – including loan modifications; forbearance arrangements; foreclosures; deed-in-lieu agreements; release agreements; lease modifications and renegotiations; loan assignments and take-backs; entity restructurings, recapitalizations and takeovers; subordination and other intercreditor agreements; and settlement agreements. We have significant experience dealing with distressed properties of every type and in virtually every region of the United States.