Dealmakers

Broker Handles Both Sides of $12 Million Industrial Land Sale West of Dolphin Mall

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Frank Lago represents both sides in a 23-acre deal for vacant industrial land near the urban development boundary in western Miami-Dade County.

Danielle Gonzalez, Richard J. Giusto, and Michael T. Lynott

Miami Legal Team Leads Helmsley Building Sale

By Mary Hladky |

Danielle Gonzalez, Richard Giusto and Michael Lynott of Greenberg Traurig represented Invesco Real Estate in the sale of New York City's Helmsley Building for $1.2 billion.

Holland & Knight associate Nicole Maron, partners Tammy Knight and Laurie Green.

Tedious Work, But H&K Teams Advises Interval's $350 Million Private Offering

By Mary Hladky |

Nicole Maron, Tammy Knight and Laurie Green had to review contracts for 75 subsidiaries of South Miami-based Interval Leisure Group.

Marcus & Millichap Brokers Work Sale of Wal-Mart Store

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Barry Wolfe and Alan Lipsky represented the buyer in a $11.6 million deal for a Wal-Mart store in Virginia.

Cornerstone Execs Seal Deal for Warehouse in Doral

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Hector Cataño and Frank Trelles helped arrange a $6.8 million deal for the buyer of 2601 NW 104th Court.

Abbey Kaplan and Jeffrey M. Berman, with  Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine PL.

Kluger Kaplan Duo Work Through Suit for Dealership Sale

By Mary Hladky |

Abbey Kaplan and Jeffrey Berman of Kluger Kaplan represented Group 1 Automotive in its acquisition of Prestige Audi in North Miami Beach. An original contract for the sale was the focus of a lawsuit and counterclaim.

Gunster Attorney Advises Professional Bank on $15M Offering

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Michael Mitrione performed the legal work on a $15 million capital raise for Coral Gables-based Professional Bank on April 7.

Mark A. Lopez and Emilio J. Alvarez-Farre

Greenberg Traurig Represents $75M Investor in Mexican Oil Business

By Mary Hladky |

Mark A. Lopez and Emilio J. Alvarez-Farre represented minority investor Infraestructura Internacional in the formation of Sierra Oil & Gas, Mexico's first private oil and gas company.

Shahram Siddiqui and James Berger

Berger Singerman Steers $37.7M Auction Bid for Plantation's Fashion Mall

By Mary Hladky |

Berger Singerman's James Berger, Shahram Siddiqui, Barry Lapides, Paul Singerman, Brian Gart and Isaac Marcushamer represented Encore Housing Opportunity Fund in the bankruptcy acution purchase of the Fashion Mall.

Finding Buyer Tough Despite Quality of Building

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Kimberly Barbar represented both sides in a $21 million deal for a large Fort Lauderdale office building.

Attorney Closes 1031 Exchange With Doral Acquisition

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Manny Vadillo represented the seller of a Doral office building in a $23.5 million transaction.

L-R: Chris Apone, Jose Lobon, Charles Foschini and Christian Lee.

CBRE Team Arranges $72M Loan on Boca Raton Offices

By Mary Hladky |

Chris Apone, Jose Lobon, Charles Foschini and Christian Lee of CBRE arranged a bridge loan for two Boca Raton office buildings that were reacquired by Crocker Partners for $81 million.

04/02/15- Aventura- Kerry E. Rosenthal, with Rosenthal Rosenthal Rasco Kaplan.

Aventura Attorney Works Both Panorama Land Deal, Construction Loan

Kerry Rosenthal of Rosenthal Rosenthal Rasco Kaplan is our Dealmaker of the Week.

South Beach's Marlin Hotel Sells for $9.5 Million

By Eleazar David Melendez |

The sale of the Art Deco landmark required buyouts of unit owners following a condo conversion.

Marcus & Millichap Team Helps Sell Apartments for $8.5 Million

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Derek R. Gibbs, Tal I. Frydman, Daniel J. Cunningham and Rafael Fermoselle helped arranged the sale of a 106-unit Fort Lauderdale apartment complex.

Luis Flores, David Shear, Rebecca Sarelson and Amanda Shear

Success With Past Project Helped Secure $136.5M Loan

By Mary Hladky |

Arnstein & Lehr attorneys Rebecca Sarelson, David Shear, Luis Flores and Amanda Shear locked in a $136.5 million construction loan from Wells Fargo to build Parque Towers in Sunny Isles Beach.

Duo Represents Both Sides in $12.5 Million Retail Sale

By Review staff |

Greg Matus and Peter Crane brokered the sale of two Fort Lauderdale retail centers on North Federal Highway.

L-R: Scott Wasserman, William Arnhols, Stephen Roddenberry, Brenda Goerks, Sergey Kotelnikov and Daniel Schwartz

Akerman Advises on $307M Detention Facility Deal

By Mary Hladky |

Daniel Schartz, William Arnhols, Brenda Goerks, Sergey Kotelnikov, Stephen Roddenberry and Scott Wasserman guided Boca Raton-based GEO Group in the acquisition of eight correctional and detention facilities from LCS Corrections Services.

Jose A. Rodriguez, Rennert Vogel Mandler & Rodriguez, P.A.

Rennert Vogel Team Helps Land $87M Construction Condo Loan

By Mary Hladky |

Attorneys Jose Rodriguez and Elaine Cohen negotiate for the developer of the Marina Palm Yacht Club & Residences in North Miami Beach.

CBRE Guides Sale of Medical Office Complex near Lake Worth

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Scott O'Donnell, Dominic Montazemi, Miguel Alcivar and Jason Hochman arranged the sale of Concept 2 Towers, two six-story medical office buildings.

Ralph Bekkevold

10-Year Relationship Lets Greenberg Attorney Close on Setai

By Mary Hladky |

An unshaven Ralph Bekkevold left his family and the damaged Greenberg Traurig offices after Hurricane Wilma to close a deal for a client that ended up being Nakash Holdings. Since then, Bekkevold says the Nakashes have treated him like family.

ARA Newmark Brokers Arrange $25M Sale of Stake in Apartment Complex

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Avery Klann, Hampton Beebee, Marc deBaptiste and Richard Donnellan arranged $25 million in equity investment for Gables Aventura, a 400-unit garden-style apartment project.

James Berger and Iryna Ivashchuk

Shariah-Compliant Financing Added Twist to Sale

By Francisco Alvarado |

James Berger and Iryna Ivashchuk of Berger Singerman represented an affiliate of Stiles Corp. in the sale of Coral Landings III retail plaza in Coral Springs for $33.7 million.

Merrick Plaza Sale Familiar Turf for Sperry's Lonardo

By Noreen Marcus |

John C. Lonardo represented the seller in the Jan. 26 sale of the Merrick Plaza Office Building for $14 million.

Paul Lawler and David Perry Jr.

Holland & Knight Team Delivers More Credit to ION Networks

By Mary Hladky |

The legal team added $150 million in loan proceeds, which pushes the West Palm Beach-based media company's credit facility to $865 million.

$10M Doral Industrial Sale Bets on Rezoning

An aggressive bet that rezoning would increase the value of industrial assets is driving deals in Doral, including a recent $9.9 million sale.

HFF Arranges Refi for Miami Retail Portfolio

By Samantha Joseph |

HFF arranges $12.2 million in senior refinancing for an investor with a retail portfolio in Miami's Little Havana and Brickell neighborhoods.

Christopher Pace, with Jones Day, and Nancy B. Lash, with Greenberg Traurig

Lawyers Team Up to Sell Lincoln Road Building for Nonprofit

By Mary Hladky |

Nancy Lash and Chris Pace were chosen to sell the ArtCenter's building at 800 Lincoln Road because Lash had experience with nonprofits and Pace was representing ArtCenter in litigation.