Chris Delson is a partner in the firm's Real Estate Group. He regularly represents lenders and property owners in syndicated, securitized, mortgage, mezzanine, subscription, and REIT credit facilities, and construction loan transactions involving REITs, private equity funds, office buildings, hotels, multi-family apartment buildings, shopping centers, condominium and rental developments, and other asset classes.
Mr. Delson spends a significant amount of his time representing lenders in the making of credit facilities to private equity funds and REITs, including subscription lines of credit, borrowing base facilities, unsecured lines of credit, and “after care” facilities. These include some of the largest subscription lines of credit structured to date to both U.S. and non U.S. based funds, with both U.S. and non-U.S. based investors and collateral, and both syndicated and non-syndicated transactions.
He also regularly represents lenders in large syndicated construction loans covering a variety of asset classes, including office buildings, hotels, condominiums and multifamily projects, both in New York and nationwide. He has represented numerous buyers and sellers in connection with the purchase and sale of different types of real property, including commercial office buildings, industrial properties, hotels, large residential properties, and unimproved land. Mr. Delson has advised clients in a number of portfolio sales and acquisitions.
Leveraging his longtime representation of a substantial number of construction and permanent lenders and his ongoing work with debt and equity investors in the U.S. and overseas, Mr. Delson advises clients regarding restructurings and, as needed, timely pursuits of legal remedies for troubled projects.
Mr. Delson also represents owners, developers, and investors in office buildings, hotels and other commercial properties in the development, acquisition, management, leasing, and disposition of such commercial properties.