Commercial Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate Lending

Experience, National Coverage and Full-Spectrum Commercial Real Estate Lending Counsel

Hunton & Williams LLP has experience in all aspects of complex commercial real estate lending, from structuring deals and drafting requisite documents, to negotiating and closing loans. Our team of more than 50 real estate and finance lawyers provides legal counsel to a wide range of lenders, including banks, life insurance companies, savings and loan institutions, private equity funds and other entities, in connection with the structuring of financing transactions that involve commercial real estate. We represent both lenders and sophisticated borrowers with regard to the financing of a wide range of property types, including office, retail, industrial, hotel and resort, multifamily, subdivision, mixed-use, health care, casino, golf course and other properties.

Our real estate and finance lawyers have experience in commercial lending across the United States, with many of our team having in excess of 25 years’ experience in this arena. We document all types of commercial real estate loan facilities, including acquisition financing, construction and construction/mini permanent lending, permanent lending, debtor-in-possession financing and mezzanine financing.

Furthermore, our practice includes foreclosure on defaulted mortgage loans, deeds in lieu of foreclosure and the sale of REO properties for our mortgage lenders.