Real Estate Finance

ZAG-S&W offers large-scale deal experience for both lenders and borrowers. Members of our team have led international, Wall Street and domestic finance projects. Working closely with our Tax department, among others, we provide one-stop shopping for financial institutions and borrowers involved in debt and equity financings, note purchases, conventional and mezzanine financing, straight and takeout construction lending, bridge financings, REMIC origination, workouts and restructurings, enforcement litigation and more.

Recent projects include advising the lead lender in the $420 million acquisition financing of nine shopping centers located in New Hampshire and Massachusetts; the lender in the $61 million acquisition financing of a well-known New York landmark property; an insurance company lender in the $50 million mortgage financing of a downtown Boston office building; the lender in a three-property, multi-state $15 million financing of health care facilities; and the lender in a $35 million hotel acquisition financing on a ground lease property.

  • Represented bank syndicate in the $60 million financing of warehouse distribution centers
  • Represented the lead lender in the $420 million acquisition financing of 9 shopping centers located in New Hampshire and Massachusetts
  • Represented the lender in closing a $100 million permanent mortgage loan a $10 million equity bridge loan and a $15 million mezzanine loan for a mixed-use property in New York
  • Represented the lender in the $61 million acquisition financing of a well-known New York landmark property
  • Representing an insurance company lender in the $50 million mortgage financing of a downtown Boston office building
  • Represented the lender in a number of acquisition, construction, mezzanine and project loans ranging in size from $3 million to $30 million
  • Represented the lender in an eight property, multi-state permanent $22 million financing of national pharmacies
  • Represented a national savings bank in a number of acquisition and permanent loan transactions ranging in size from $2 million to $44 million
  • Represented the lender in a $35 million hotel acquisition financing on a ground lease property
  • Represented the lender in a three property, multi-state $15 million financing of health care facilities
  • Representing the developer/borrower in the $3 million permanent financing of a multi-use facility (driving range, office and self-storage)
  • Represented the developer/borrower in the permanent $5 million financing of a self-storage facility
  • Represented an international real estate opportunity fund in various acquisition financings, refinancings and defeasance transactions

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