Cox, Castle & Nicholson has extensive experience in all aspects of real estate joint ventures. We specialize in structuring deals to accomplish our clients' business objectives while minimizing legal concerns and overall risk. Our attorneys are experts in acquisitions and dispositions, real estate finance, bankruptcy and workouts, as well as a broad range of related real estate matters. We also provide general corporate, tax, and operations representation and counsel.
We have extensive experience representing developers, landowners, equity investors, syndicators, lenders, tenants, and others in all aspects of real estate transactions. We offer particular expertise in planning, negotiating, documenting, forming, and implementing all types of joint ventures, including limited liability companies and partnerships, as well as providing guidance during partner disputes and litigation. In addition to equity investment through customary joint venture mechanisms, we structure a wide array of funding vehicles, including senior and subordinated project and entity-level debt, construction loans, acquisition and development loans, mezzanine financing, shared appreciation loans, various hybrid debt/equity instruments, development management agreements, and land development funds.
We have experience with projects in a broad range of property types, including multi-family and single-family housing, office projects, shopping centers, hotels, industrial parks, mixed-use projects, resort projects, and undeveloped land. Because of our long-term and repeated client representations in these various sectors, we understand our clients' businesses. Our knowledge of market terms and deal structures facilitates achievement of our clients' objectives.
With our breadth of experience, we are familiar with, and have helped to create, virtually every joint venture mechanism currently being applied, as well as transactional structures of varying types related to asset acquisition and disposition, financing, and entity organization and governance. We participate in a broad range of transactions with investors, lenders, issuers, developers, owners, managers, operators, mortgage bankers and brokers, investment bankers, underwriters, financial advisers, and others. By structuring, documenting, and implementing programs that satisfy the legal requirements of federal and state law while meeting the business goals of our clients, we demonstrate a commitment to the industry as a whole.