Daniel N.French

Partner

Atlanta + 1.404.581.8955

Daniel French assists clients in achieving their goals in complex commercial real estate transactions. He advises lenders, developers, community development entities, investors, and owner-operators with single-asset and portfolio transactions involving health care, industrial, multifamily, office, retail, and mixed-use projects located throughout the United States.

Daniel's recent transactions on behalf of lenders include: a $210 million construction loan and a $80 million construction loan secured by a to-be-constructed mixed-use development in Midtown Atlanta; a $600 million syndicated revolving credit facility to a publicly traded homebuilder; and a $70 million syndicated construction loan secured by a to-be-constructed independent living, assisted living, and memory care facility in New York.

Daniel's practice also focuses on advising corporate clients with respect to their acquisition, disposition, leasing, and other real estate needs. In addition, he has experience representing lenders and community development entities in transactions involving new markets tax credits.

Daniel is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Real Estate Section of the Atlanta Bar Association.

Experience

  • Wells Fargo provides syndicated loan for development of multi-use project located adjacent to the campus of the University of ConnecticutJones Day represented Wells Fargo, National Association, as administrative agent, on a $122.5 million syndicated secured construction loan for a to-be-built 291-unit student housing and multi-use project located adjacent to the campus of the University of Connecticut.
  • Wells Fargo provides $450 million secured revolving credit facility to California-based homebuilderJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner, in connection with a $450 million secured revolving credit facility provided to a California-based homebuilder.
  • Wells Fargo provides $370 million syndicated loan secured by 30 limited-service hotelsJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as left lead arranger and sole bookrunner, in connection with a $370 million syndicated senior loan secured by 30 limited-service hotels located across 17 states.
  • Wells Fargo provides $832 million revolver and term loan facility secured by portfolio of 12 multifamily properties across multiple statesJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $832 million revolver and term loan facility secured by 12 multifamily properties across Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, Massachusetts, and Florida.
  • Wells Fargo provides $33 million construction loan for independent living facility in Hillsboro, OregonJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $33 million construction loan for a 142-unit independent living facility in Hillsboro, Oregon.
  • Wells Fargo provides $325 million unsecured revolving credit facility to California-based homebuilderJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as arranger and sole bookrunner, in connection with a $325 million unsecured revolving credit facility provided to a California-based homebuilder.
  • Wells Fargo provides $250 million syndicated term loan secured by 10 industrial buildings throughout the United StatesJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner, in connection with a $250 million syndicated term loan secured by 10 industrial buildings located throughout the United States.
  • Wells Fargo provides $350 million revolving credit facility to large mid-Atlantic homebuilderJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner, in connection with a $350 million revolving credit facility provided to a large mid-Atlantic homebuilder.
  • Wells Fargo provides $705 million revolver and term loan facility secured by portfolio of 12 multifamily properties across multiple statesJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $705 million revolver and term loan facility secured by 12 multifamily properties across Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kansas, Florida, Colorado, and Nevada.
  • Wells Fargo provides $375 million term loan secured by student housing projects located throughout U.S.Jones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, in connection with a $375 million acquisition loan secured by 12 student housing projects located throughout the U.S. 
  • Webster Bank provides $91 million construction loan for 31-story multifamily project in Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaJones Day advised Webster Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, in connection with a $91 million construction loan for a 31-story multifamily project in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Wells Fargo provides $149 million secured loan for acquisition of office building in Seattle, WashingtonJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $149 million loan for the acquisition of a 345,075 square foot office building located in Seattle, Washington.
  • Wells Fargo provides $170 million secured revolving credit facility to California-based homebuilderJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $170 million secured revolving credit facility provided to a California-based homebuilder.
  • Wells Fargo Bank and Wells Fargo Securities provide $250 million unsecured revolving credit facility to California-based homebuilderJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as arranger and sole bookrunner, in connection with a $250 million unsecured revolving credit facility provided to a California-based homebuilder.
  • Wells Fargo provides financing for construction of mixed-use project in Atlanta, Georgia known as “Midtown Union"Jones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with aggregate loans in the amount of $300 million for the construction of a mixed-use project in Atlanta, Georgia known as “Midtown Union".
  • Wells Fargo provides $498.45 million loan secured by nine multifamily residential properties in Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina, Oregon, and TexasJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $498.45 million loan secured by nine multifamily residential properties in Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina, Oregon, and Texas.
  • Fifth Third Bank provides financing for independent living, assisted living, and memory care facility in Phoenix, ArizonaJones Day advised Fifth Third Bank, as administrative agent, in connection with a $70.56 million construction loan for a to-be-built 244-unit independent living, assisted living, and memory care facility in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Webster Bank provides financing for 337-unit student housing project in Auburn, AlabamaJones Day advised Webster Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, in connection with a $68.6 million construction loan for a to-be-built 337-unit student housing project in Auburn, Alabama.
  • Webster Bank provides financing secured by 27 medical office buildingsJones Day advised Webster Bank N.A., as a lender, in connection with its acquisition of a portion of a credit facility secured by 27 medical office buildings.
  • Webster Bank provides acquisition financing for 121 unit, 232 bed student oriented multifamily project located in Bloomington, IndianaJones Day advised Webster Bank N.A. in connection with an acquisition loan secured by a 121 unit, 232 bed student oriented multifamily project located in Bloomington, Indiana.