Dealmakers

Ocean Bank executive vice president Ralph Gonzalez-Jacobo and senior vice president Roger Villareal.

Ocean Bank Backs Miami Gardens Retail With $43 Million Loan

By Carla Vianna |

The bank is funding construction of a shopping plaza between the Hard Rock Stadium and the Palmetto Expressway.

Victor Semah, with Cyxtera Technologies, and Drew Altman and Jaret Davis, with Greenberg Traurig.

Greenberg Traurig Advises on New Cybersecurity Venture Led By Tech Pioneer Manny Medina

By Monika Gonzalez Mesa |

Greenberg Traurig team represents Medina Capital in a tech acquisition valued at $2.8 billion.

Clayton Parker and John Owens of K&L Gates.

K&L Gates Team Guides Company in Big Tech Infrastructure Gulp

By Carla Vianna |

Two Miami partners help Naples-based FTE Networks put up a New York company for $75 million.

 Left photo: From left, Peter Rahaghi, Bryan Wells (sitting), C. Richard Morgan, Alexander Tachmes (sitting) and Alfred Smith of Shutts & Bowen.
Right photo: From left, Suzanne Amaducci-Adams, Javier Avino (sitting), Albert Dotson, Philip Sosnow (sitting) and A. Vicky Leira of Bilzin Sumberg.

Two Law Firms Combine on $60 Million Jungle Island Sale

By Carla Vianna |

Bilzin Sumberg and Shutts & Bowen played key roles in sealing the deal promising to bring new life to the Miami attraction known for its parrots.

Attorney helps with all-cash buy of Manhattan building

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Greenberg Traurig attorney Israel Alfonso represented Spanish retailer Inditex in its purchase of 39,000 square feet of retail space in a New York building from the Carlyle Group and Crown Acquisitions.

Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas.

Greenberg Traurig Advises on Hard Rock Cafe Purchase of Trump Taj Mahal Casino

By Monika Gonzalez Mesa |

Greenberg Traurig represented a Hard Rock International led joint-venture in the purchase of the former Trump Taj Mahal.

Miles Plaskett and Scott Andrew of Duane Morris.

Duane Morris Team Leads $440M Loan for St. Croix Refinery Site

By Monika Gonzalez Mesa |

Two Duane Morris lawyers in Miami represent Barclays Bank in a $440 million loan transaction to repurpose a shuttered St. Croix oil refinery.

David Layman of Greenberg Traurig.

Greenberg Traurig Advises on $206M West Palm Condo Loan

By Carla Vianna |

Attorney David Layman in West Palm Beach worked with out-of-state lawyers to secure the construction loan for West Palm's priciest condominium tower.

Gunster's Greg Bader

Gunster Guides Bank Deal as Share Value Climbs

By Monika Gonzalez Mesa |

The increase in the share value means a windfall for shareholders of Sarasota-based Insignia Bank in its acquisition by Pompano Beach-based Stonegate Bank.

Martin A. Schwartz, Anthony De Yurre and Salome Bascunan, with Bilzin Sumberg.

Bilzin Advises on $285M Loan for Miami Condo Construction

By Carla Vianna |

The attorneys guide the loan from two sources to closing for Paramount Miami Worldcenter.

Drew M. Altman and Jaret L. Davis, with Greenberg Traurig.

Greenberg Traurig Advises on $609M Watsco Stock Sale

By Monika Gonzalez Mesa |

Greenberg Traurig represented Watsco Inc. when United Technologies subsidiary Carrier decided to sell most of its joint-venture stock in Watsco.

Josias N.

Holland & Knight Team Guides $87 Million Lauderdale Office Tower Sale

By Carla Vianna |

Miami partner Joe Dewey and associate Shawn Amuial represent the selling joint venture in the downtown Fort Lauderdale deal.

Rafael Aguilar of Shutts & Bowen.

Lawyer's Work Paves Way for Retirement Community With Margaritaville Brand

By Carla Vianna |

Shutts & Bowen partner Rafael Aguilar helps a developer bring a new breed of retirement living to Daytona Beach with a $27 million real estate deal aimed at Jimmy Buffett's Parrot Heads.

From left, Cushman & Wakefield’s executive managing director Mark Gilbert, financial associate Mitchell Halpern and executive director Adam Feinstein.

The Trick Was Selling Retail Complex During Expansion Construction

By Carla Vianna |

A Miami team from Cushman & Wakefield represents the seller of two adjoining neighborhood shopping centers in Pembroke Pines.