Rutan has extensive experience in all aspects of real estate joint ventures. Rutan also provides general corporate, tax, and operations representation and counsel.
We guide our clients through the process of forming and negotiating joint ventures such as limited liability companies and partnerships, and advises clients with partner disputes and litigation. In addition to equity investment through customary joint venture mechanisms, we structure a wide array of funding vehicles, including senior and subordinated project and entity-level debt, construction loans, acquisition and development loans, mezzanine financing, shared appreciation loans, and various hybrid debt/equity instruments.
We have experience with projects in a broad range of property types, including multi-family and single-family housing, office, shopping centers, hotels, industrial parks, mixed-use projects, and undeveloped land.