Real Estate

Representative Engagements

Advisor to:

  • The Government of the Bahamas in connection with a US$4 billion hotel and casino project in Nassau Bahamas
  • A series of real estate funds in connection with out-of-court restructurings and recapitalization transactions involving approximately US$7.5 billion of hold co debt, project level debt and mezzanine financings
  • United States and Australian investors in their acquisition of the US$1.3 billion in senior and subordinated indebtedness issued by a sovereign fund and secured by the 35-acre parcel which was the location of the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas. We also advised on the acquisition of the 35-acre parcel which will comprise the new Alon luxury hotel and casino in Las Vegas
  • An international real estate developer with assets in Scotland, Hawaii and throughout the United States in connection with its restructuring of US$1.4 billion in senior debt
    Advisor to the largest big box retail developer in the United States in connection with its restructuring and recapitalization transactions involving more than US$1.7 billion of debt
  • The 8th largest homebuilder in the United States in its Chapter 11 restructuring with assets in Texas, Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas
  • The special committee of the board of directors of Station Casinos in connection with its Chapter 11 restructuring involving more than US$8 billion of debt
  • The 11th largest homebuilder in the United States in its Chapter 11 restructuring
  • And investment banker for Debtor of 1300 acres of master planned, undeveloped land in North Las Vegas. Marketed and conducted a Section 363 sale of the Debtor’s assets
  • A US$500 million retail shopping-mall developer. Services included valuation, cash flow analysis, structuring of reorganization strategy and negotiations with creditors

Expert Witness for:

  • Secured lender in a hotel bankruptcy case in Arizona. Opined and testified regarding interest rate and feasibility for Real Estate Resort Operation in Nevada bankruptcy
  • Lender in a single asset real estate case. Opined on interest rates and refinancing in Carefree Willows, LLC proceeding
  • Served as the chief restructuring officer for Real Estate Portfolio Sale in Nesbitt Portland Property Chapter 11 proceeding
  • Board Member in Fairfield Properties, LLC
  • Post Confirmation Liquidation Trustee in Madison Hotel, LLC bankruptcy

Chapter 11 Trustee:

  • Radical Bunny, LLC Commercial Mortgage Real Estate Fund
  • Greenbelt Property Management, LLC Mortgage/Real Estate Fraud – Chapter 11 Trustee
  • First Magnus Financial Corporation proceeding, a Residential Mortgage Servicer
  • FRGC Development, LLC Arizona bankruptcy proceeding

And more, including:

  • Receiver for Arizona-based Family Real Estate Trust with assets of approximately US$300 million
  • Managed and sold commercial office buildings as Liquidation Trustee as part of liquidation for Skymall, LLC
  • Independent Manager for entities associated with commercial real estate fund headquartered in San Francisco with over US$1.1 billion in financing
  • Member of independent special committee appointed by Board of Directors to evaluate, make recommendations, and take actions in connection with Station Casinos Chapter 11 restructuring and litigation matters