Brandon M.DeFoe

Associate

Cleveland + 1.216.586.7083

Brandon DeFoe focuses his practice on commercial real estate finance. His practice includes representing financial lending institutions in a variety of real estate transactions. He has experience assisting in negotiating, documenting, and closing complex lending transactions for a wide range of assets, including multiuse projects, industrial properties, hotels, shopping centers, and other commercial properties.

Experience

  • Wells Fargo provides $165 million senior loan secured by 500-room hotel and resort property in San Antonio, TexasJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $165 million senior loan secured by a 500-room hotel and resort property located in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Wells Fargo provides $157.2 million financing for construction of two industrial buildings in Burlington, New JerseyJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent and lender, in connection with a $157.2 million financing for the construction of two industrial buildings consisting of approximately 1,512,840 net rentable square feet located in Burlington, New Jersey.
  • Wells Fargo provides $140.26 million financing for construction of two industrial buildings located in Burlington, New JerseyJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent and lender, in connection with a $140.26 million financing for the construction of two industrial buildings consisting of approximately 1,690,705 net rentable square feet located in Burlington, New Jersey.
  • Wells Fargo provides $150 million term loan to large private real estate developerJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent and a lender, in connection with a $150 million term loan secured by six recently completed industrial buildings containing approximately 993,200 net rentable square feet located in Los Angeles, California.
  • Wells Fargo provides Chapter 11 financial reorganization plan for CBL PropertiesJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with the Chapter 11 financial reorganization plan of and secured exit financing for CBL Properties (“CBL”), a publicly traded real estate investment trust that owns and manages a portfolio of shopping malls.
  • Wells Fargo provides $200 million revolving life sciences acquisition facilityJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $200 million revolving acquisition facility to be secured by life sciences properties across the U.S.
  • National financial institution provides $212 million term loan and project loan secured by “Class A” office building in New York, New YorkJones Day represented a national financial institution, as administrative agent, in connection with a $212 million term loan and project loan secured by a “Class A” office building in New York, New York.
  • National bank provides $300 million term loan secured by NFL studio and office project in Inglewood, CaliforniaJones Day represented a national bank, as administrative agent, in connection with a $300 million term loan secured by a newly constructed multi-media studio and office project located in the Hollywood Park Development in Inglewood, California.
  • Wells Fargo amends facilities secured by mortgages on healthcare and life science propertiesJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with the amendment of a $750 million revolving credit facility, $200 million term loan facility, and related intercreditor arrangements, which among other things, secured the facilities with mortgages on close to 100 healthcare and life science properties across the country.
  • National bank provides $150 million term loan secured by NFL studio and office project in Inglewood, CaliforniaJones Day represented a national bank, as administrative agent, in connection with a $150 million term loan secured by a newly constructed multi-media studio and office project located in the Hollywood Park Development in Inglewood, California.
  • Wells Fargo provides $80 million construction financing for mixed-use repositioning of former electric power stationJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with the $80 million construction financing for mixed-use repositioning of a former electric power station.
  • Wells Fargo-led syndicate of lenders successfully negotiate secured $1.1 billion restructuring credit facility for Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT)Jones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association (“Wells Fargo”), as administrative agent, in connection with the Chapter 11 financial reorganization plan of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (“PREIT”), a publicly traded real estate investment trust that owns and manages a portfolio of shopping malls totaling over 23 million square feet of retail space.
  • Wells Fargo amends $1.4 billion revolving and term credit facilities secured by mortgages on travel centers and hotelsJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with the amendment of $1.4 billion revolving and term credit facilities, which among other things, secured the facilities with mortgages on close to 100 travel centers and hotels across the country.
  • National banks provide $320 million term loan secured by multi-building office campus located in Menlo Park, CaliforniaJones Day represented two national banks in connection with a $320 million term loan secured by a multi-building office campus located on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park, California.
  • National bank provides financing for industrial portfolio located in eight statesJones Day represented a national bank as administrative agent and lead lender in connection with a $391.5 million syndicated loan secured by an industrial portfolio located in eight states.
  • Well Fargo provides $325 million construction loan for Los Angeles, California, mixed-use development projectJones Day represented Well Fargo Bank, National Association as administrative agent and syndication agent in connection with a $325 million construction loan for a Los Angeles, California, mixed-use development project containing approximately 600 residential apartments, 189,000 square feet of office space and 90,000 square feet of retail space.
  • Wells Fargo leads $1.5 billion secured credit facility refinance and upsizeJones Day represented Well Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with the refinance and upsize of a $1.5 billion credit facility, consisting of a $700 million revolving credit facility, a $300 million term loan A, and a $500 million term loan B, secured by four Gaylord-branded destination resort and conference centers totaling 8,114 guest rooms and over two million square feet of meeting space.
  • Wells Fargo provides $105 million term loan facility to subsidiaries of golf clubJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $105 million term loan to an owner and operator of golf and country clubs throughout the U.S.
  • Wells Fargo Bank provides $865.7 million revolving and term loan facility secured by 120 industrial propertiesJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $865.7 million revolving and term loan facility secured by 120 industrial properties spread across seven states.
  • Wells Fargo provides $880 million term loan secured by hotel and convention center in Aurora, ColoradoJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, lead arranger, sole bookrunner, and lender, in connection with a $880 million senior syndicated term loan secured by a newly-constructed 1,501 room hotel and convention center situated on a 85 acre-campus in Aurora, Colorado.