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Real Estate Lending & Finance

Chester & Shein’s commercial finance practice is diverse and sophisticated.Our attorneys have represented borrowers and lenders in connection with many of the largest and most complex secured and unsecured loan transactions within our geographic footprint. The firm’s professional services include:

  • Acquisition, construction and development financing
  • Loan agreements
  • Promissory notes
  • Deeds of trust, rent assignments and mortgages
  • Diligence and underwriting
  • Credit enhancements / Letters of credit
  • CMBS / Securitized credit facilities
  • Local counsel opinions
  • Security agreements / UCC Article 8 and Article 9 transactions
  • Unsecured and revolving credit facilities
  • Loan assumptions
  • Loan modifications
  • Loan modification tax strategies
  • Mini-perm and bridge credit facilities
  • Loan assignments, transfer and sales
  • Loan syndications
  • Yield maintenance / Defeasance
  • Equipment / Accounts receivable financing
  • Subordinated debt / Mezzanine financing / Hard money loans

For national lenders and multi-state institutions, we provide advice on jurisdictional compliance and work with pre-established loan forms and procedures. Chester & Shein will also assist in developing and implementing custom lending programs, including the development of standardized loan forms and diligence checklists which are tailored to specific client or transaction requirements.