Andrea understands her clients and their goals whether they are pension funds or other sophisticated institutional clients. Her practice touches on numerous facets of the commercial real estate industry, including acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, leasing, commingled funds, subscription financing, conventional real estate financing, loan modifications and workouts, foreclosures, loan assumptions, entity selection and formation, investment advisory agreements, easements, broker agreements, land development, and property management.
Understanding The Perspective Of Institutional Clients
Since Andrea was a first-year attorney, she has primarily represented institutional investors. As a result, she understands their perceptions, anticipates their concerns, and can articulate their positions and implement their guidelines and procedures. Clients routinely call on Andrea not only to provide sound advice on complex legal matters but to help them formulate risk minimization and other strategies in light of particular business and internal policy concerns.
Acquisitions And Dispositions
Andrea can efficiently structure, negotiate, and document all types of real estate acquisitions and dispositions, including office, industrial, multifamily, retail, mixed-use, and residential properties. She handles all aspects of purchase and sale transactions, including in-depth title and survey and other due diligence review and analysis, transfer tax planning, loan assumptions, and 1031 exchanges. She frequently oversees the acquisition and disposition of portfolios of assets, as well as individual properties, and has worked on transactions involving assets in virtually every state. Andrea also has experience in the purchase and sale of ground leased properties and of membership and partnership interests, as well as in analyzing investments in other co-investment vehicles.
In her practice, Andrea analyzes, structures, negotiates, and documents a wide range of joint venture transactions, including those relating to the acquisition, ownership and development of all types of real estate assets, such as office buildings, student housing, medical facilities, raw land, and shopping centers. She has been heavily involved in joint ventures in domestic as well as international markets, such as Brazil, Canada, China, and Mexico. Andrea also stays regularly involved in modifications to joint venture documents including developing, implementing, and documenting workouts and restructures, and enforcing buy/sell provisions and other remedies. Andrea offers a broad knowledge of other pooled real estate investments, including commingled funds.
Andrea also negotiates and documents subscription financing transactions and all types of conventional real estate financing. She has represented both borrowers and lenders in straight mortgage and construction loans as well as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans, syndicated loans and seller financing transactions. She has helped clients with the sale and purchase of loans, loan modifications and restructures, discounted payoffs, and enforcement of remedies (including foreclosures and deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure).
Advising Clients From A To Z
Andrea's extensive knowledge and savvy benefit a broad range of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions, from entity selection and formation, to due diligence review, to the negotiation and documentation of complex business, economic, and legal concepts. She considers all perspectives of a transaction – the legal, practical and client's unique view – to devise the most effective and efficient strategy to successfully negotiate and complete transactions, and to help her clients meet all of their real estate needs.