Provided by Katten
Real Estate is a core practice at Katten. More than 120 attorneys worldwide bring significant experience orchestrating complex transactions for lenders, developers, operators, owners and investors of all classes. We have diversity and depth in equity and debt finance, and our clients look to us to bring real-time market data to each side of the equation regarding current industry trends and what is considered “market” in sophisticated real estate transactions and negotiations. Our deals include hotel, resort, office, retail, industrial, residential, raw land and mixed-use projects.
We provide comprehensive representation to active and passive real estate investors in private equity arrangements. Clients include institutional real estate investors, including pension funds and their advisors, REITs and funds. We structure and negotiate joint venture and program investment arrangements; conduct due diligence; and prepare documentation for the acquisition, conveyance, management and financing arrangements involved at each stage of the investment. Our team has significant experience with affordable housing and multifamily.
We represent institutional lenders in loan syndications, participations and other co-lending relationships, including pari passu and tranched loan syndications, intercreditor agreements and agreements among lenders; structured financing; portfolio financing; mezzanine financing; secured debt financing; construction loans; revolving credit loans; and defeasance.