Real Estate

The attorneys in the Firm’s Real Estate Department have extensive experience in advising clients in a broad array of real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, commercial leasing, real estate financing, loan workouts and restructurings, fund formation, land use, and general real property matters.

Real Estate Finance, Loan Workouts and Restructurings

We represent lenders and borrowers in a wide variety of debt and equity financing matters. Our attorneys have handled structuring, negotiating and closing transactions involving senior, subordinate, and mezzanine debt, preferred equity, participating and convertible loans, “CMBS” conduit loans and construction loans. We represent lenders, borrowers and investors in workout matters across all asset classes, from straightforward loan modifications to exotic multi-party capital stack restructures.

Real Estate Funds

We represent clients in the formation and management of various types of real estate funds. These transactions have involved real estate private equity funds, structured as both limited partnerships and REITs, categorized as value-added funds, property-specific funds and mezzanine loan funds.

Land Use and Entitlements

Our attorneys have decades of experience representing public agencies as well as private developers. From advice on conditional use permits, General Plan amendments, or development agreements, to filing or defending California Environmental Quality Act challenges in court, we possess the skill and judgment necessary to cost-effectively navigate government bureaucracy at all levels and to help your project find its path to success.

Acquisitions and Dispositions

Our attorneys represent clients in the acquisition and disposition of a wide variety of real estate assets and loans. Our transactions have involved virtually every type of asset, including world-class hotels and resorts, office buildings, casinos, restaurants, industrial projects, shopping centers, residential properties and student housing complexes.

Commercial Leasing

The Firm has substantial experience with a variety of commercial leasing transactions. Our attorneys have structured, negotiated and closed leasing transactions involving office, industrial, retail, entertainment, and hospitality assets.

To discuss your real estate needs with Eisner Jaffe, please contact Rob Jaffe at 310.855.3200.