ORLANDO, Fla. (July 20, 2016) – Statewide law firm Broad and Cassel today announced it has received recognition as a 2016 Leading Real Estate Law Firm by Multi-Housing News. The firm was listed among just 41 firms and is considered to have one of the most powerful real estate law practices in the nation.
Specifically, Broad and Cassel was noted for its representation of a national real estate and management company in the $315 million acquisition and HUD financing for the company’s Florida apartment portfolio.
Over the past 65 years, Broad and Cassel has become one of the largest and most sophisticated real estate law firms in the state. The Real Estate Practice Group provides a robust array of services with expertise in just about every facet of the industry – routinely working with local counsel not just in Florida but throughout the country. The group also boasts more than 40 attorneys, who have represented publicly traded REITs, a master developer in a 7,000-acre mixed-use development of regional impact, and a highly regarded luxury multifamily developer in the United States, among others.
The firm’s Affordable Housing and Tax Credit Practice Group has represented clients in 35 states, closing more than a thousand transactions involving more than $5 billion in tax-credit syndications, tax-exempt bond financings, numerous subsidies from HUD Mixed Finance and HOPE VI transactions to HOME loans, SAIL loans, SHIP loans and other complex real estate financings and projects.
Rankings were generated based on growth of the firms, levels of revenue generated, attorney experience, as well as the size and nature of top deals.
The complete list is available at http://www.multihousingnews.com.
Broad and Cassel is one of Florida’s most prestigious corporate law firms, serving clients worldwide from Boca Raton, Destin, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach. Founded by Alvin Cassel and Shepard Broad in 1946, the Firm has more than 170 attorneys with extensive experience in a wide variety of practice areas including: Corporate and Securities; Construction Law and Litigation; Real Estate Development; Estate Planning and Trusts; Commercial Litigation; Health Law; Land Use and Environmental Law; Taxation; Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights; Labor and Employment; Eminent Domain; Appellate Law; Public Finance and Capital Projects; and White Collar Defense and Compliance. For more information, please visit us online at http://www.broadandcassel.com or on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/BroadandCassel.com.