Dealmakers

Greenberg Traurig attorneys, Stanley “Stash” Jacobs Jr., Fred Karlinsky, Richard Fidei, Andromeda Monroe, Reggie Zachariah and Julie Morgan.

Greenberg Legal Team Guides $134M Purchase of Hawaiian Insurer Zephyr

By Mary Hladky Special to the Review |

Familiarity with insurance regulations in Florida and Hawaii allowed Greenberg Traurig to guide Heritage Insurance's acquisition.

Akerman Attorneys Guide Fast-Paced $85 Million REIT Deal

By Mary Hladky Special to the Review |

The legal team represented Armour Residential REIT in the 40-day purchase of Javelin Mortgage Investment under Maryland law.

No Damages Awarded in Wal-Mart Liability Case

Wal-Mart faces no damages in a premises liability case.

Phillip Hudson, Partner, Arnstein & Lehr

Arnstein & Lehr Team Engineers $47 Million Science Museum Bond

By Mary Hladky, Special to the Review |

Phillip Hudson III helped lead the legal team for the buyer of a municipal bond backing the underfunded Frost Museum of Science.

Broker Represents Miami Beach Apartment Seller

By Samantha Joseph |

Elizabeth Brown brokered the $9.9 million sale of a 25-unit South Beach apartment building turning into a hostel.

Joshua Krut, partner in Kopelowitz Ostrow Ferguson Weiselberg Gilbert’s Boca Raton office.

Kopelowitz Ostrow Partner Assists in Acquisition of $10.5M Church

By Samantha Joseph |

Joshua Krut, partner at Kopelowitz Ostrow Ferguson Weiselberg Gilbert, represented developer Remy Jacobson on a $10.5 million acquisition in Miami's Design District.

Peter D. Lopez and Randy Barcelo, with Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, Miami, Florida

Stearns Weaver Duo Represents Two Longtime Clients in Condo Project

By Mary Hladky |

Peter Lopez, who was assisted by real estate associate Randy Barcelo, was on familiar ground when Key International and 13th Floor Investments joined forces once again to build The Harbour, a luxury waterfront condominium in North Miami Beach.

Massimiliano Teia, Victor Recondo and Manuel Rodriguez, with Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Ferri.

With Five-Week Clock Ticking, Law Firm Advised on 3,382-Unit Apartment Deal

By Mary Hladky |

Attorneys at Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Ferri represented Miami-based Pensam Capital on the four-state joint venture purchase.

Holland & Knight Advises on $16 Million Construction Loan

By Samantha Joseph |

The legal team represents developer Edgewater Two on construction financing for a midrise condominium in Miami's Edgewater neighborhood.

Daniel Lampert, Phyllis Bean, Mitchell Goldberg, Iryna Ivashchuk, and Paul Steven Singerman, with Berger Singerman, Miami

Berger Singerman Guides Cargo Airline From Bankruptcy to Sale

By Celia Ampel |

The legal team prepared Southern Air Holdings for a $110 million sale to Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings.

Mortgage Bankers Arrange $6.5M Refi for Miami Gardens Retail Landlord

By Samantha Joseph |

Chris Caveglia and Kurt Hoffmann of HC Real Estate Capital arranged the financing for a neighborhood shopping center.

Marcus & Millichap Brokers on Both Sides of $26M Lease Sale

By Samantha Joseph |

Marcus & Millichap brokers help arrange the $26 million sale of a 20-year ground lease under a new 189,543- square-foot Wal-Mart Supercenter in Fort Lauderdale.

David Halberstein, associate, and Oscar Rivera, shareholder, with Siegfried Rivera, Coral Gables

Attorneys for Buyer Closed $74M Office Deal With Bonus Acre to Develop

By Mary Hladky, Special to the Review |

Siegfried Rivera attorneys tied up the sale as well as $50 million in financing for a Doral office complex.

Don Stevens, managing director of loan originations at MHCapital Funding LLC in West Palm Beach.

MHCapital Exec Leads $15M Refinancing for Caribbean Resort

By Samantha Joseph |

Don Stevens of West Palm Beach-based MHCapital Funding arranged the nonrecourse first mortgage for Emerald Beach Resort in St. Thomas.

Gary Matzner and Marshall R. Burack, Kopelowitz Ostrow, Coral Gables.

Attorneys Advise on Hospital Purchase After Initial Deal Falls Through

By Mary Hladky |

Kopelowitz Ostrow partners guide the purchase of Hialeah's Palm Springs General Hospital after an initial bidder failed to close.

Review Announces Finalists for Annual Top Dealmakers

By Staff Report |

The Daily Business Review announces the finalists in 14 categories for Top Dealmaker awards.

Greenberg Traurig shareholder Matthew Robbins, associate William Stein and shareholder Matthew Miller

Greenberg Traurig Team Closes Deal Around Stock Exchange Plunge

By Mary Hladky, Special to the Review |

William Stein, Matthew Robbins and Matthew Miller avoided complications from a selloff on the Chinese stock exchange to complete Nipro Diagnostics' $273 million acquisition by Sinocare Group.

Broker Builds Prospects for Multifamily Buyer

By Samantha Joseph |

Melo Real Estate associate Ronald Meyerson turned cold-calling and a stack of tax records into a $10 million off-market deal.

Florentino Gonzalez, Jean-Charles Dibbs and David Coviello

Shutts & Bowen Team Helps Land New HQ for NBCUniversal Telemundo

By Mary Hladky, Special to the Review |

Shutts & Bowen's Florentino Gonzalez, Jean-Charles Dibbs and David Coviello needed about 13 months to lock up a deal for NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises to build a $250 million global headquarters.

Stuart Kapp

Attorney Closes 4 Deals Totaling $189 Million in a Month

By Samantha Joseph |

Proskauer Rose partner Stuart Kapp in Boca Raton represented a joint venture on a $23.6 million apartment acquisition, one of four big deals in succession.

Institutional Broker Handles Sale of Boca Raton Office

By Samantha Joseph |

Doug Mandel, senior director of Marcus & Millichap's Institutional Property Advisors division, brokered the $17.05 million sale of The Atrium at Broken Sound in Boca Raton.

Proskauer Rose associate Lance Aker and partners Stuart Kapp and Ronald Kornreich.

Attorney Reprises Role on Lauderdale Tower Sale

By Mary Hladky, Special to the Review |

A Proskauer Rose legal team represented a real estate investment company that acquired Tower 101 in downtown Fort Lauderdale for $56.3 million.

Hunton & Williams: associate Rail Seoane, partners David Yates, Fernando Alonso, and Robert Rausch.

Hunton & Williams Guides 102-Outlet Sale to 7-Eleven

By Mary Hladky |

The legal team focused on the details of the sale by Biscayne Petroleum and Everglades Petroleum.

View of Bogota center with the Santamaria bullring and the Andes mountains in the background.

Holland & Knight Team Advises Colombia on Toll Road Financing

By Monika Gonzalez Mesa |

The legal team led by Miami's Norberto Quintana advised on a line of credit for construction of a toll road in the Colombian Andes.

An English bulldog

Execs Find South Florida Space Big Enough for PetMed Express

By Samantha Joseph |

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank's Mitchell Millowitz and Ryan Rosalsky worked an $18.5 million acquisition to help PetMed Express Inc. move its corporate headquarters to Delray Beach.

Neil Rollnick

A Little Strategy Helped Acquire 15 SoBe Properties

By Mary Hladky |

Neil Rollnick of Hinshaw & Culbertson said in order to show that his client Boardwalk was the best buyer, he worked a deal where the seller could continue managing the South Beach properties.

Elliott Throne, HFF managing director, 1450 Brickell Avenue, Suite 2950, Miami..

HFF Represents Seller of $105 Million Student Housing Portfolio in Boca Raton

By Mary Hladky |

HFF's Miami office helped arrange the sale plus financing for the only three off-campus complexes with a zoning designation for student housing in Boca Raton.

DLA Piper Miami Legal Team Advises on Dominican Fuel Sale

By Monika Gonzalez Mesa |

DLA Piper represented a company selling the majority stake in a chain of 130 gas stations and other fuel interests in the Dominican Republic.