Dealmakers

Stuart Kapp

Here's How Marketing the Quorum Business Center Was Difficult and How He Negotiated its Sale

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Stuart Kapp of Proskauer Rose marketed the Quorum Business Center in Deerfield Beach, which was difficult because the property has warehouse and office components.

Exec Persuades Bank to Lend for Cemetery Purchases

By Eleazar David Melendez |

In a rare deal for such assets, a South Florida executive with 27 years in the funerary industry purchased four funeral homes and three cemeteries.

Lawyer Protects HOA in Sale of Canyon Ranch Units, Amenities

A Hinshaw & Culbertson partner represented two homeowner associations in the $21.6 million sale of common areas and units.

Wayne Schuchts, Jack Lowell and Oscar Rivera

Bank's Resolve to Move Prompted Reluctant Seller as This Trio Represented Various Sides

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Wayne Schuchts, Jack Lowell and Oscar Rivera represented various sides in a $75 million deal for a bank building at 220 Alhambra Circle in Coral Gables.

3000 Biscayne Blvd.

CREC Brokers Arrange $19M Sale of Greater Miami Legal Services Headquarters

By John Pacenti |

Peter Mekras and Andrew Remick of CREC arrange the sale of the headquarters of Legal Services of Greater Miami to a developer.

Peter D. Lopez

This Miami Attorney Secures Loan Through Three Banks

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Stearns Weaver shareholder Peter D. Lopez negotiates the nearly $76 million construction loan for a 387-unit Miami condo tower at 1010 Brickell Ave.

Marcos Jimenez

He Forced $80M Sale Over Hail of Litigation

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Marcos Jimenez led a McDermott Will & Emery team in litigation that gained control of a prime downtown Miami property and sold it in a boom market.

Miami Lakes Real Estate Investment Firm Buys Vegas Apartments

By Adolfo Pesquera |

The Kislak Organization of Miami Lakes purchased a Las Vegas apartment community for $29.3 million.

Broker Reps Buyer in $11M Key Largo Marina Resort Sale

By Samantha Joseph |

Marina broker Michelle Ash represented buyer Jonathan Weisberg on his $11.2 million purchase of Gilbert's Resort and Marina in Key Largo.

Pedro Hector Hernandez and Niyala Harrison, Squire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs Lawyers Work $1.2B Bond Deal

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Pedro H. Hernandez, who worked with Niyala Harrison and Pedro Miranda, helped with tax and revenue anticipation notes being issued in Puerto Rico to cover temporary cash shortages.

Broker Reps Buyer on 3-Unit, $18M Miami Beach Condo Deal

By Eleazar David Melendez |

A broker helped guide a time-poor but cash-rich client to a three-unit sale at a new Miami Beach ultra-luxury project.

Standing: Louis Archambault and Salomé Bascuñan. Richard N. Schermer, Harold Lewis and Wayne Pathman sitting.

Pathman Lewis Legal Team Guides $81M Apartment Portfolio Deal

By Samantha Joseph |

Richard Schermer, Louis Archambault, Harold Lewis, Salome Bascunan and Wayne Pathman helped Miami-based Tzadik Acquisitions purchase and finance nearly 2,000 apartments in six counties.

Mortgage Executive Helps Company Save $140,000 a Year in Interest

By Samantha Joseph |

Randy Rienas , president of Compass Commercial Mortgage, completed an $8 million deal to refinance a commercial mortgage for Riverside Drive Investors.

Ira Rosner and David Barkus

Greenberg Duo Overcome Rivalry to Seal Acquisition

By Julie Kay |

Ira Rosner and David Barkus led a team of Greenberg Traurig attorneys representing MasTec in its acquisition of competitor WesTower Communications for $199 million.

Bill Bailey, Jay Caplin and Michael Manno

Trio Helps Steelbridge Close $85 Million Naples Deal

By Samantha Joseph |

Jay Caplin, Bill Bailey and Michael Manno, Steelbridge Capital's South Florida principals, have an expansion strategy focused on Naples, an affluent West Florida community.

Stroock Partner Helps Negotiate Midtown Purchase, Construction Loan

Ira Teicher helps the developer navigate the tax implications of a $14 million acquisition and $80 million in construction financing.

Paul Stasaitis and Chris Drew

HFF Team Arranges $38M Refi on Sunrise Office Complex

By Eleazar David Melendez |

The commercial financing for Sawagrass Lake Center came together out of the desire of two firms to work with each other.

One Bal Harbour Residents Flip Shared Spaces

By Samantha Joseph |

Steven Carlyle Cronig helped reverse the ownership structure at One Bal Harbour to give residents control of the Miami Beach property, who then flipped ownership of the shared spaces.

Duo Helps Sell Boynton Beach Condos

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Brad Capas and Rosendo Caveiro advised the seller of a fractured Boynton Beach condo on a $15.1 million transaction.

Alex D. Zylberglait

Broker Scores $57M Hit With Targeted Pitches

By Samantha Joseph |

Alex D. Zylberglait represented both the seller and the buyer in a $57.25 million deal for 2.8 acres along Biscayne Boulevard.

Hiccups Before Seven-Parcel Deal in Miami

By Eleazar David Melendez |

In spite of complications, three brokers arranged the $9.6 million sale of less than an acre in Miami's Edgewater neighborhood.

Benjamin MacFarland and Jonathan Cameron-Hayes

Executives Succeed in Growing Student Housing Sector

By Samantha Joseph |

Benjamin Macfarland and Jonathan Cameron-Hayes helped a joint venture acquire a $43.5 million portfolio of student housing near Florida State University in Tallahassee.

Prime Location Helps Brokers Sell Gateway to Miami Beach

Scott C. Sandelin and Jonathan Gerszberg of Marcus & Millichap parlayed a prime location into a $22.5 million sale for the owner of a Miami Beach retail complex.

Nicholas E. Rodriguez

What's the Best Form of Flattery? Get Hired by a Rival Firm

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Nicholas Rodriguez of Jones Day, who sat opposite Mexichem representing other clients, was hired to work Mexichem's $630 million acquisition of a Tennessee company.

Broker Helps Nonprofit Sell Multiple Miami Beach Properties

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Steve Hyatt helped broker the sale of two Miami Beach properties, a retail storefront and an adjacent apartment building for a nonprofit foundation.

L to R-   Chris Apone, Christian Lee, Charles Foschini and Jose Lobon, with CBRE

CBRE Reps Seller in $66M Fort Lauderdale Office Sale

By Samantha Joseph |

Christian Lee, Jose Lobon, Charles Foschini and Chris Apone of CBRE helped a German fund get a 51 percent return in the sale of two Fort Lauderdale towers on Broward Boulevard.

Attorney Helps Atlanta Investors in Hialeah Warehouse Acquisition

By Samantha Joseph |

Faced with a seller who wanted to stay put for months after a sale, Miami Lakes attorney Robert Elias helped arrange $12.5 million in financing to acquire and redevelop a Hialeah warehouse.

Richard P. Puttré

Jones Day Attorney in Miami Advises Solar Project Developer

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Richard Puttre advised Spain's Solarpack on $41.5 million in financing for a Peruvian solar project.