Columbia Pacific Advisors / Hanford Boot Barn

Represented Columbia Pacific Advisors (as lender) in connection with a $6,500,000 loan to 1673 West Lacey, LLC (“Borrower”).  The loan financed the stabilization and refinancing of the Hanford Boot Barn Building (connected to the Hanford Regional Mall), a 74,296 square foot value addition retail parcel located in Hanford, California.  The Borrower was represented by Bower & Associates.

CollegePlace Partners / FSU Refinance

Represented CollegePlace Partners, LLC in connection with their refinance of an 8 property portfolio near Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. The refinance involved paying off three separate lenders and securing two new loans from Berkadia Commercial Mortgage, LLC, as agent for Fannie Mae, in the amounts of $11,945,000 and $5,775,000.

Mosaic Real Estate Investors, LLC / Pacific Heritage Loan

Represented co-lenders Mosaic Real Estate Investors and Watt Funding REIT, LLC, as Lender’s counsel, in connection with a $28,000,000 senior loan made to Parklands Ventura, LLC for the purpose of refinancing and existing land loan, and to fund the development of certain land located in Ventura County for residential use.

United El Segundo, Inc. / First Republic Bank Loan Portfolio

Represented United El Segundo, Inc. and four of its affiliates in connection with a $60,000,000 fixed-rate loan from First Republic Bank secured by three commercial properties and 10 multifamily apartment projects in West Los Angeles and Santa Monica.  The lender was represented by Reed Smith LLP.

Cherry Heights, LLC / Verandas Refinancing

Represented Orchid Heights LLC, a subsidiary of Cores Management, Inc. in connection with the refinancing of a multifamily apartment project in the Canoga Park area of Los Angeles, CA, with a $22,901,000 floating-rate loan from CBRE Capital Markets, Inc. to be assumed by Freddie Mac.  Pepper Hamilton LLP was lender’s primary counsel while Kutak Rock LLP represented the lender with respect to the interest rate cap.

Cherry Heights, LLC / Rancho Belago Refinancing

Represented Cherry Heights, LLC, a subsidiary of Cores Management, Inc. in connection with the refinancing of a multi-family apartment project in Moreno Valley, CA, with a $30,140,000 fixed-rate loan from CBRE Capital Markets, Inc. to be assumed by Freddie Mac.  Pepper Hamilton LLP was lender’s primary counsel while Reiferson Dee PLC represented the lender with respect to the non-consolidation opinion.

NextGen Apartments LLC / Rosedown Apartments Greystone Refinancing

Represented NextGen Apartments LLC in connection with the $9,485,000 refinancing of the Rosedown Apartments, a 108 unit apartment complex located at 6500 47th Street, Sacramento, California 95823. Financing was provided by Greystone Servicing Corporation, Inc./Fannie Mae who was represented by Cassin & Cassin LLP. The refinancing included the defeasance of a loan held by CitiBank, N.A., as Trustee for the registered holders of Deutsche Mortgage & Asset Receiving Corporation, Multifamily Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2011-K16 who was represented by Polsinelli.

The Lighthouse Group, LLC / BPC Speedway Refinancing

Represented Tanglewoods Apartments LLC, an affiliate of The Lighthouse Group, LLC, in connection with its refinancing of a 772-unit apartment complex in Indianapolis, Indiana, commonly known as The Legend at Speedway.  The $26,700,000 loan was originated by Berkeley Point Capital LLC dba Newmark Knight Frank on behalf of Fannie Mae.  The lender was represented by Pepper Hamilton LLP.

RC Acquisitions (US) Ltd. / Beverly Hills Tax Issues

Represented RC Acquisitions (“RCA”) in connection with the modification of two existing loans with Citibank, N.A. (“Lender”) covering RCA’s properties located at 131 S. Maple Drive, Beverly Hills, California and 9955 Durant Drive, Beverly Hills, California.  The modification facilitated RCA’s $80,000,000 acquisition of the Linea Apartments located at 215 West Lake Street, Chicago, Illinois.  The Lender was represented by Real Estate Law Group, LLP.

Lyon Communities / The George Loan

Represented Lyon Living in connection with the refinancing of an existing loan (senior and mezz) on “The George”, a residential apartment community located in Anaheim, California.  The refinancing consisted of a $95,600,000 senior loan from HFF (represented by Moss & Barnett), and a $11,520,000 preferred equity investment from Fundrise West Coast Opportunistic REIT, LLC (represented by Ballard Spahr).

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