Experience

Disposition of Management, Partnership Interests for Multifamily Project Manager

Along with other attorneys in the firm, Rachel assisted a national multifamily project manager with disposing of management and general partnership interests in five states. The dispositions included seeking consent from housing agencies, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Rural Development.

$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.

Review of 480 Leases for Grocery Store Chain

Conducted a lease review for a national grocery store chain, consisting of approximately 480 leases across the country with a wide range of landlords and terms. This involved flagging construction and improvement rights, maintenance and repair responsibilities, approaching renewals and incomplete files.

$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.

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.