Experience

Bond Issuance for Liberal Arts College

Served as counsel in bond issuance for liberal arts college to build additional student housing.

$43 Million Bond Issue for Municipality

Represented a municipality in the issuance of more than $43 million in bonds to fund the redevelopment of a former shopping center site. Because of possible changes in the tax code, it was necessary to structure the transaction twice in order to anticipate all possible contingencies and minimize the tax obligation for the municipality’s developer.

$92 Million Bond Financing for Hospital

Closed a $92 million bond financing for hospital to build a new emergency department at one of its local facilities, construct a new psychiatric unit and a cardiology telemetry unit, and purchase equipment.

$46.6 Million Bond Financing for University

Served as bond counsel in a $46,690,000 bond financing for a university, in which the bonds were issued to refinance the university's educational facilities.

Special Tax Counsel in $7.25 Million TIF Issuance

Served as special tax counsel in connection with a $7.25 million TIF note issuance in the City of St. Louis, Missouri.

Redevelopment of Blighted Industrial Area

A blighted industrial area of St. Louis, strategically located near several major institutions, required assistance to redevelop. We structured and gained approvals for a complex, multi-phase redevelopment project supported in part by tax increment financing. Roughly five years in, over $600 million has been invested in construction, creating 5,000 jobs and completely transforming a 167-acre area.