Real Estate

We Navigate Complex Transactions With Insight And Strategy.

HDRB&B’s Real Estate Department represents clients in a wide array of real estate transactions, leases, and subdivision development. We have extensive experience representing developers in land use and property acquisition projects, as well as landlords in lease negotiations and tenant disputes. We have particular expertise in guiding complicated residential and commercial real estate development projects to fruition, from negotiating sales agreements and obtaining necessary zoning and land use approvals to finalizing leases and construction contracts. Because our firm represents both applicants and objectors, we are able to provide insightful and pro-active advice for private development projects before local municipal governments and other interested governmental parties.

Commercial Lending

HDRB&B’s commercial lending team represents private and institutional lenders in secured commercial real estate transactions. Our clients rely on us to provide creative and pragmatic solutions to complex transactions. Our team has extensive experience in every transaction stage, from acquisition through disposition and has closed more than 30,000 transactions totaling over $7.5 billion in loans. We represent lenders in debt restructuring transactions, often involving numerous properties in multiple states. Leveraging our deep relationships with financial institutions in NY and NJ, we are able to provide unique representation to private lenders in procuring secured lines of credit, sales of loan portfolios and loan workouts.

Services

  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Hard Money Lending
  • Real Estate Secured Lending
  • Construction Lending
  • Loan Workouts
  • Debt Restructuring

Representative Matters

  • Represented Freedom Bank, a New Jersey Bank in hundreds of Mortgage Loan transactions involving Borrowers and Properties located in New Jersey and New York.
  • Represented medical office building owner in connection with negotiating all leases.
  • Represented Bergen Commercial Bank (then Greater Community, then Valley) in numerous commercial real estate mortgage transactions.
  • Represented numerous property owners in lease negotiations with major national corporations including McDonalds, AGFA, Burlington Coat Factory, etc.
  • Represented Borrower in $6,200,000.00 mortgage-conduit (securitized deal) refinance of multifamily property (Lender was Merrill Lynch Credit Corporation).
  • Represented Borrower/Owner of Multifamily Development in connection with $16,000,000.00 infrastructure/construction financing for project located in Bergen County New Jersey Lender was Wells Fargo Bank, NA).
  • Represented Borrower in $11,875,000.00 refinance of multifamily property located in Passaic County, New Jersey (Lender was Valley National Bank).
  • Represented Nursing Home Borrower in refinance of $10,000,000.00 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Insured Mortgage Loan (Lender was Oppenheimer Multifamily Housing & Healthcare Finance, Inc.).
  • Represented Lender in connection with a $3.4M ground-up construction loan in Brooklyn.
  • Represented Lender in connection with a 2.3M acquisition and renovation loan involving multiple apartment buildings in Philadelphia.
  • Represented Lender in connection with a $1.65M debt refinance loan to a family owned funeral parlor business securing multiple properties across three states.
  • Represented purchaser in connection with a multi-million-dollar purchase of a loan portfolio from an institutional lender.
  • Represented Lender in connection with a $3.4M ground-up construction loan in Brooklyn.
  • Represented Lender in connection with a 2.3M acquisition and renovation loan involving multiple apartment buildings in Philadelphia.
  • Represented Lender in connection with a $1.65M debt refinance loan to a family owned funeral parlor business securing multiple properties across three states.
  • Represented purchaser in connection with a multi-million dollar purchase of a loan portfolio from an institutional lender.
  • Represented Lender in connection with a $3.4M debt refinance loan involving three apartment buildings in Brooklyn.
  • Represented Lender in connection with a $750K acquisition and renovation loan involving properties in Essex, Monmouth and Ocean Counties, NJ.
  • Represented Lender in connection with a $1.3M debt refinance loan involving three apartment buildings in Brooklyn.
  • Represented lender in connection with a $1.5M loan involving acquisition and renovation of a single-family house in Chatham, NJ.
  • Represented Lender in connection with a $2.75M acquisition and construction loan in Harlem.
  • Represented lender in connection with a $6.2M loan involving debt refinance and construction of three commercial buildings in Queens and Long Island, NY.
  • Represented private lender in connection with a $40M secured revolving credit facility made available by an institutional asset-based lender.

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