Finance

Dealmakers

Joshua D. Krut, Michael S. Popok and Joe Hernandez

Weiss Serota Trio Tests New Law In Bulk Condo Sale

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Joshua Krut, Michael Popok and Joseph M. Hernandez of Weiss Serota arranged the individual sale of 161 condominium units in Seashore Club Condominium Association in Sunny Isles Beach for more than $75 million.

Dockerty Romer Arranges $20M In Financing For Fort Lauderdale Offices

By Eleazar David Melendez |

A lender looking for South Florida properties with fixer-upper business plans turned out to be the perfect match for a Fort Lauderdale landlord looking to refinance an office center.

Gabriel L. Valdes and Fernando C. Alonso

Hunton & Williams Trio Cover All Bases In Bank Acquisition

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Fernando C. Alonso and Gabriel L. Valdes teamed with Uriel A. Mendieta to advise Sabadell United Bank in the $56 million purchase of JGB Bank of Miami.

Steelbridge Trio Guide $17.5 Million Naples Acquisition

By Samantha Joseph |

Jay Caplin and Michael Manno worked with Gavin Campbell to close Naples' biggest commercial transaction of the year.

JLL Team Sells Industrial Properties For $24.55 Million

By Eleazar David Melendez |

The JLL team sold three South Florida industrial properties on behalf of landlord Prologis for a total of $24.55 million.

L to R: Philip Cassel, James Cassel, Scott Salpeter and Marcus Wai

Cassel Salpeter Team Advises Summit Financial On $49M Sale

By Mary Hladky |

The Cassel Salpeter & Co. team advised Boca Raton-based Summit Financial Services Group in its $49 million sale to RCS Capital Corp.

Sepi Tofigh, associate, Bruce Jay Colan, partner, and Bill McCullough, partner, Holland & Knight.

Holland & Knight Team Works $30 Million Miami Seaquarium Sale

By Eleazar David Melendez |

A legal team at Holland & Knight arranged the $30 million sale of Miami Seaquarium for seller Wometco Enterprises.

Jim Knight, Knight Group LLC

$20M Delray Beach Sale Biggest Downtown Real Estate Deal In A Decade

By Samantha Joseph |

Jim Knight brokers the $20 million sale of historic Sundy House in a major downtown Delray Beach commercial real estate deal that leaves room for expansion.

Robert Given, Zachary Sackley and Charles Foschini with CBRE

CBRE Executives Work $79 Million Multifamily Deal

By Samantha Joseph |

CBRE Inc. works both sides of a $79 million deal in Broward's largest multifamily sale this year.

Attorney Locks Down $33 Million For Church, School Expansion In Doral

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Manny Vadillo, an attorney at Torres Vadillo in Doral, advised the Divine Savior Lutheran Church in loan negotiations.

Attorney's Second Transaction With Hotel Goes Easier

By Samantha Joseph |

Attorney Helen Costa helped arrange the $10 million sale of Miami Beach's Princess Ann Hotel.

Thomas Angelo

Duo's Banking Connections Facilitate Land Sale

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Thomas Angelo teamed up with Gavin Banta to close on a 2.88-acre St. Petersburg site planned for 358 luxury apartments and parking facilities.

L to R... Ira N. Rosner, David A. Barkus and Aaron Slavens with Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig Team Advises MasTec On $213M Canadian Deal

By Eleazar David Melendez |

David Barkus, Ira Rosner and Aaron Slavens have been representing Coral Gables-based MasTec since it went on an overseas acquisition spree seven years ago.

David J. Donnellan

David J. Donnellan Secures $10M For Two Broward Retail Centers

By Samantha Joseph |

David J. Donnellan closed two multimillion-dollar deals for Class B and C retail centers in affluent submarkets known for prime retail.

Paul Ahmed, senior vice president at Walker & Dunlop

He Arranged $97 Million In Financing For Two Multifamily Complexes

By Samantha Joseph |

A Walker & Dunlop executive arranges $97 million financing to purchase two luxury apartment communities in Boca Raton.

West Palm Beach Bank Arranges $14M Refi For Assisted Living Center

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Capital One in West Palm Beach originates a $14.6 million loan for an assisted living community in Tequesta.

Jose Mas, president and CEO of MasTec Inc.

Greenberg Traurig Trio Advises MasTec In $213 Million Acquisition

By Adolfo Pesquera |

MasTec acquired all issued and outstanding equity interests of Calgary-based Pacer Construction Holdings Corp. for about $126 million cash and $87 million in assumed debt.

Kevin M. O'Grady, Partner, Senior Managing Director, Cohen Financial

Cohen Financial Team Lands Bridge Loan To Close On 10-Acre Miami River Site

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Kevin O'Grady led a Cohen Financial team that included Daniel Sheehan, C. Gregory Newman and Eric McGlynn. The quartet secured a $38.2 million bridge loan to close on Miami Landing project that had been under contract almost two years.

FirstBank Florida Execs Secured $12 Million Loan

By Samantha Joseph |

FirstBank Florida makes a $12 million foray into corporate lending for Dragados USA's acquisition of a Tampa-based contractor.

Seth P. Joseph, Maria Chang Mayer and Jason P. Jones

This Carlton Fields Team Secures $86M For Virgin Mobile Latin America Expansion

By Julie Kay |

A team of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt lawyers helped Virgin Mobile Latin America secure $86 million in funding for expansion in Latin America.

Sterling Equity Realty Broker Worked $11M Deal

By Samantha Joseph |

Broker Mika Mattingly pitched the potential sale of development rights at the historic Miami post office building to seal an $11 million deal.

Hampton Beebe

Big Turnout To Buy Luxury Boca Community Complicates $80M Deal

By Samantha Joseph |

ARA principal Hampton Beebe brokered the $80 million sale of the San Marco at Broken Sound rental community in Boca Raton.

Familiarity A Key To Broker's Closing Of $30 Million Sale

By Eleazar David Melendez |
Manuel de Zarraga, Max Comess and Cyrus Vazifdar

HFF Trio Turns Proposal Quickly Into $68.5 Million Sale Of Raleigh

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Manuel de Zarraga, Max Comess and Cyrus Vazifdar said what started out as a search for a third-party investor quickly turned into an outright sale of the Raleigh hotel in Miami Beach.

Holland Partner Completes Complicated Construction Loan

By Samantha Joseph |

Joe Dewey of Holland & Knight, represented Ocean Bank on a $20.6 million short-term construction loan to Codina Partners for townhouses in Doral.

No Anchor Tenant, No Problem For Coral Gables Broker

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Patrick Harrington helped arranged $10.75 million in refinancing for a Coral Springs office and retail center from Greenwich, Conn.-based LoanCore Capital LLC.

Richard J. Miller and Mark-David Adams, partners with Edwards Wildman in West Palm Beach

Edwards Wildman Attorneys Work $201M Bond Issue For PortMiami Improvements

By Julie Kay |

Edwards Wildman lawyers in West Palm Beach acted as disclosure counsel for Miami-Dade County on a $201 million bond issue for PortMiami improvements.

HFF's Elliott Throne Secures $16M Financing Deal

By Samantha Joseph |

HFF managing director Elliott Throne negotiates $16 million in financing for the new owners of Lake Shore Plaza II in Sunrise.

Mark Bagnall

Mark Bagnall Leads White & Case Team In $3.7 Billion Share Offering

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Mark Bagnall headed a White & Case team representing Brazil's largest telecommunications carrier in financing a merger with Portugal Telecom.