$123.6 Million Bond Financing for Metropolitan-Area County
Served as bond and disclosure counsel to a metropolitan-area county on publicly offered special obligation bonds in the amount of $123.6 million. The bond proceeds will be used to finance major improvements and renovations to a convention center. The financing was was well publicized and involved complex considerations relating to the tax-exempt status of the bonds.
Disclosure Counsel on $120 Million Revenue Bond Issuance
Served as disclosure counsel to a public utility in its issuance of $120 million in revenue bonds to finance infrastructure improvements.
Representation of Design Joint Venture in $4 Billion LaGuardia Redevelopment
Represented the design joint venture in defense of claims from the $4 billion redevelopment of LaGuardia Airport Central Terminal B in New York City, the largest public-private partnership (P3) undertaken in the United States.
Counsel to Secured Lender in Commercial Restructuring of Multiple Loans
Served as counsel to secured lender in workout of numerous loans secured by real estate and properties located in Development District.
Property Acquisition, Construction Contracts, Public Incentives for 1 Million-Square-Foot Development
Represented a health care client in acquisition of property for a multi-building campus development in excess of 1 million square feet. Negotiated design and construction contracts for the project, as well as a public incentive package valued at more than $450 million.
Purchaser’s, Lender’s Counsel for $20.8 Million Credit Facility
Served as purchaser's and lender's counsel with respect to a $20.8 million credit facility related to the acquisition and development of a 216-unit low-income multifamily housing project located in South Carolina.
$40 Million Kansas Industrial Revenue Bond Issuance
Served as company counsel for the issuance of Industrial Revenue Bonds to achieve real property tax abatement for a large international company with respect to the expansion of its commercial facility.
$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.
Expansion of Manufacturing Capacity for Client
Client needed to expand manufacturing capacity. Drafted and negotiated real estate purchase contract, negotiated and secured development incentives, and guided client through successful redevelopment in Hazelwood, Missouri.
Special Tax Counsel for Certificates of Participation
Served as Special Tax Counsel for the issuance of $64,470,000 Certificates of Participation for the construction of a jail facility for Greene County, Missouri.
$258.4 Million Bond Financing
Served as co-bond counsel in the issuance of $258.4 million of tax-exempt bonds to fund airport construction and refinance existing debt. The refinancing was expected to result in major savings over the term of the bonds.
$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.
$248 Million Chapter 100 Bond Issuance for Pharmaceutical Company
Served as counsel for medical company’s acquisition of real property and construction of laboratory, research, development, manufacturing and office space. The pharmaceutical company constructed a new facility of approximately 320,000 sq. ft., housing certain research and development equipment.
$65 Million Chapter 100 Bond Issuance for Manufacturing Company
Served as bond counsel in Chapter 100 bond issuance for manufacturing facility expansion and acquisition of equipment. Local facility installed new equipment for canned goods.
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.