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Joint Venture and Entity Structuring


Overview

Carlton Fields attorneys structure and negotiate real estate joint venture agreements for the acquisition, ownership, financing, development, and operation of commercial real estate throughout the United States. We have extensive experience representing our clients throughout the entire life cycle of a joint venture, from formation, through ongoing operations and, ultimately, the unwinding of the joint venture. Our joint venture clients include property owners, developers, and operating partners as well as high net worth individual investors and institutional equity investors. Our experience representing this wide variety of clients provides us with diverse insight and knowledge to develop tailored solutions to our clients’ specific needs and business goals.

We handle joint venture agreements for single properties, portfolios of properties, or programs involving regional or national development, acquisition, or investment strategies. We offer expert and practical representation to each client, whether an investor with a multibillion-dollar portfolio or a developer or equity investor in a one-off transaction. Our team collaborates with other Carlton Fields lawyers, including acquisition, development, finance, tax, construction, environmental, and condominium lawyers to address the wide range of issues that may arise in joint venture transactions.

Experience

  • Represented senior housing developer and operator in multiple joint ventures with different classes of investor in the development of senior housing projects throughout the southeastern United States.
  • Represented hotel developer and operator in joint venture for the acquisition, construction, and rehabilitation of hotel property in Georgia.
  • Represented institutional investor in connection with the “buy-sell” break up of a joint venture.
  • Represented real estate developer and operator in joint venture with institutional investor for apartment properties in greater Boston area.
  • Represented senior housing developer and operator in joint venture with high net worth individuals and families in the development and acquisition of assisted living and memory-care facilities in Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire.
  • Represented office building owner in joint venture with institutional investor to redevelop and expand mixed-use office and parking project in Boston.
  • Represented hotel owner and operator in joint ventures for acquisition of hotel properties in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Florida.
  • Represented institutional investor in joint venture with owner of mixed-use office and residential project in Washington, D.C.
  • Represented institutional investor in joint ventures with operator of apartment properties in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania.
  • Represented institutional investor in joint ventures with developer of apartment properties in Washington state and Oregon.
  • Represented institutional investor in joint venture for acquisition of eight medical office buildings New York.
  • Represented institutional investor in joint venture for ownership of retail project in New Orleans.
  • Represented institutional investor in joint venture for development of age-restricted residential community in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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