Business Services

Real Estate Finance

The Real Estate Finance attorneys at Roetzel represent clients in all aspects of commercial finance, including term loans, conduit loans, lines of credit, construction loans, participation agreements, lease hold financing, and securitized loans. We represent institutional and private lenders in hundreds of commercial loan transactions.

In addition to lenders, we represent developers and investment real estate owners. Our clients include commercial lenders, owners and developers of apartment complexes, office complexes, condominiums, grocery stores, movie theaters, shopping centers, retail chains, marinas, hotels, and property owner associations.

Our Experience

  • Represented several grocery store anchored shopping centers in financing and outparcel sales in various locations throughout Florida
  • Represented boutique hotels in niche market locations in southern Florida in site acquisition and securing construction loans
  • Represented a 400-unit apartment complex in Jacksonville, Florida in a construction loan
  • Provided counsel to super-luxury residences for construction loans, including a Home and Condo Magazine "Dream House" and an industry association's "Super Luxury Home Winner" in Florida
  • Provided counsel for the acquisition and infrastructure loan for a marina and property, which was the largest such sale in Cape Coral, Florida's history
  • Represented a 470-unit apartment complex in Pennsylvania in a construction loan
  • Provided counsel regarding a construction loan for a 123-room suite hotel in Ohio, which is owned by an international hotel corporation
  • Represented lenders in negotiation and documentation of loans to hotel and motel properties
  • Represented the owner of a casino hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in financing
  • Represented the purchaser of casino hotels in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada, with the acquisition financed through publicly issued debt

What We Do

  • Commercial loan agreements
  • Conduit loans
  • Construction loans
  • Ground leases
  • Mezzanine financing
  • Participating loans
  • Participation agreements
  • Purchase money financing
  • Real estate term financing
  • Securitized loans
  • Syndicated loans
  • Tax increment financing

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  4. Firm News
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    Roetzel & Andress Named 2018 Top Contributor Firm by The Fund - Mar 18, 2019
    Lori Moore Joins Local Board of National Association of Women in Construction - Jan 2, 2019
    Roetzel Attorney Lori Moore Recertified in Real Estate Law by Florida Bar - Dec 3, 2018
    Roetzel & Andress Named 2017 Top Contributor Firm by The Fund - Mar 28, 2018
    Lori L. Moore Assumes Role as President of CREW Naples / Fort Myers - Dec 11, 2015
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    Roetzel & Andress Marks Eleventh Consecutive Appearance on List of Midwest's Top Real Estate Law Firms - Aug 4, 2015
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    Roetzel Named Among Top Law Firms in Real Estate - Jul 14, 2014
    Roetzel Partner Sean M. Ellis Elected President of the Real Estate Investment Society - Feb 7, 2014
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