Alternative Real Estate Financing Structures: Sale-Leasebacks, Seller Financing, Ground Leases, Crowdfunding
Leveraging Creative Financing Opportunities in a Distressed Market, Minimizing Financial and Legal Risks, Avoiding Pitfalls
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will explain the benefits and risks associated with alternative real estate financing structures, including sale-leaseback transactions, seller financing, ground leases, and crowdfunding. The panel will offer best practices for counsel to protect the interests of the buyer or seller when negotiating and structuring these real estate financing deals.
- Current market trends
- Alternative real estate financing: benefits and risks
- Sale-leaseback transactions
- Seller financing
- Ground leases
- Other options
- Best practices for negotiating and documenting the deal
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the current market conditions necessitating alternative forms of financing?
- What strategies are being used to facilitate real estate deals in the absence of traditional financing?
- What are the most common deal terms buyers and sellers are negotiating and the benefits and risks of each?
- What are best practices for counsel on both sides of the deal when negotiating terms?
Thomas C. Homburger
University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
Mr. Homburger concentrates his practice in the area of real estate financing, development and investment, and he is... | Read More
Mr. Homburger concentrates his practice in the area of real estate financing, development and investment, and he is particularly noted for his experience in sale/leaseback transactions and the use of advanced financing techniques. He served as an adjunct professor of law at The John Marshall Law School, where he taught a course in advanced real estate transactions. He is a frequent speaker and writer on topics such as sales and leaseback financing, commercial real estate leases and mortgages, and numerous others.Close
Patrick J. O’Sullivan, Jr.
Mr. O’Sullivan represents developers, investors, governmental entities and not-for-profit institutions on a range... | Read More
Mr. O’Sullivan represents developers, investors, governmental entities and not-for-profit institutions on a range of real estate matters with a focus on development issues, particularly those that arise in public-private transactions. He has represented clients on a range of complex transactions for properties across the U.S., including acquisitions and dispositions, large-scale developments, joint ventures, construction projects, and public and private financings.Close
Elizabeth A. Whitman
Whitman Legal Solutions
Ms. Whitman has over 30 years of experience as a business and real estate attorney. Her varied experience includes... | Read More
Ms. Whitman has over 30 years of experience as a business and real estate attorney. Her varied experience includes serving as general counsel for a national real estate company and deputy general counsel for a publicly-traded company. She also has been in private practice with large, international law firms and served as an administrative law judge. Ms. Whitman has spoken at business and real estate programs sponsored by the Association of Corporation Counsel, American Bar Association, Alternative & Direct Investment Securities Association (formerly TICA). Also a frequent author on business and real estate law, Ms. Whitman has been published in the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, Western Real Estate Business, and Realty Biz News. She also writes the award-winning Bach to Business blog, which appears on LexBlog and JDSupra.Close