Our attorneys advise domestic and foreign banks, insurance companies, and other financial institutions in complex real estate and commercial lending activities.
Real Estate Loans
We represent financial institutions in connection with acquisition, construction and term loans secured by fee and leasehold interests in real estate. We assist lenders making loans on the following types of properties:
Through our extensive experience as real estate practitioners, we understand the due diligence issues involved in real estate lending (such as title, survey, zoning, environmental and construction matters), and we assist our lender clients in distinguishing between significant issues and inconsequential details.
Business Lending and Credit Enhancements
We assist banks and other private lending institutions in closing business loans and issuing credit enhancements including:
Public and Quasi-Public Lending
We are leaders in representing Massachusetts public and quasi-public agencies in loans and bond and tax credit financing vehicles to support the affordable housing, social services, educational and other initiatives of nonprofit and for-profit borrowers.
Restructuring Troubled Debt
We handle loan workouts, foreclosures, and renegotiations of troubled loans.
New Markets Tax Credits Lending
We are one of the most active firms practicing in this complex area of finance in New England.
Agency, Participation, and Intercreditor Agreements
We assist lenders in clarifying and documenting their relationships with each other through co-lending agreements, agency agreements, loan participation agreements, and intercreditor agreements.
We act as local counsel to out-of-state institutions in closing financing transactions in Massachusetts.