Lending & Finance/Investment Banking

Commercial real estate lending has always been a substantial part of Otten Johnson's practice. Our real estate finance group represents leading financial institutions, insurance companies, private investors and borrowers nationwide in acquisition, development, construction, and permanent financings covering the gamut of real estate properties.  We have extensive experience designing financing solutions on behalf of lending and investment clients. In addition, our bankruptcy & troubled loans practice group assists lender clients with loan workouts, deed-in-lieu transactions and foreclosures.

Representative Services

  • Commercial and real estate secured loans
  • Secured, revolving and non-revolving lines of credit
  • FHA multi-family project loans and affordable housing financing
  • Deeds of trust and other securitized instruments
  • Letters of credit
  • Agriculture, timber and natural resource financing
  • Alternative energy (wind, solar, geothermal) financing
  • Project finance
  • Bond enhancements
  • Construction loans
  • Mezzanine financing
  • Refinancing and loan assumptions
  • Equity investment financing
  • Participation, co-lender and intercreditor agreements
  • Lending regulatory compliance 
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Workouts and foreclosures

We have handled financing transactions throughout the United States, including: 

  • Mixed-use developments
  • Office buildings, industrial buildings and parks
  • Retail 
  • Raw land
  • Single-family developments
  • Multi-family properties and manufactured housing communities
  • Residential and commercial condominiums
  • Hotels
  • Assisted-living facilities
  • Resort properties
  • Sports arenas
  • Energy facilities, including wind and solar farms
  • Healthcare facilities and medical office buildings
  • Mines and aggregate production