Experience

$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.

$200 Million Chapter 100 Bond Issuance for Manufacturing Company

Served as counsel for manufacturing company’s expansion, including the transfer of real estate, construction of new facilities and installation of new equipment.

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.