Paul A.Gilbert

Associate

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Paul Gilbert focuses his practice on representing the nation's leading financial institutions in all aspects of commercial real estate finance transactions. Paul has extensive experience counseling capital providers with respect to unsecured financings and loan syndications as well as construction, permanent, and mezzanine financing secured by a wide variety of assets throughout the United States, including hotel and resort properties, multifamily residential properties, office parks, retail centers, and mixed-use assets.

Paul has successfully assisted his clients in documenting, negotiating, leading due diligence efforts, and closing billions of dollars of transactions, including a $500 million syndicated unsecured facility to a major Southern California developer and related amendment and restatement of a $225 million syndicated term loan secured by a landmark retail center in Los Angeles, California; a $305 syndicated A/B construction loan for the development of a high-rise luxury condominium in South Florida; a $270 million syndicated senior term loan for a 1,100 acre business park and airport in Northern California; and a $200 million syndicated construction loan for a four building, mixed-use project in Los Angeles, California.

Paul is a member of The State Bar of California and has served as an update author on the subject of letters of intent in the commercial retail space for the Continuing Education of the Bar's "Retail Leasing" treatise.

Experience

Wells Fargo provides $357.5 million senior term loan secured by office tower in Midtown Manhattan
Jones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, sole lead arranger, sole bookrunner, and lender, in connection with a $357.5 million senior syndicated term loan secured by an 815,000 square foot, fifty-story office tower located in Midtown Manhattan.

Wells Fargo provides $125 million construction loan for development and construction of transit-oriented project in California
Jones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $125 million syndicated construction loan for the development and construction of a mixed-use, transit-oriented project adjacent to the San Jose Airport.

Major financial institution provides financing secured by four-property portfolio in North Carolina, Texas, and Utah
Jones Day represented a major financial institution, as administrative agent, in connection with a $162 million syndicated senior term loan secured by a four-property portfolio comprised of Class A office buildings located in North Carolina, Texas, and Utah.

Major financial institution provides $384 million syndicated senior term loan secured by eight-property portfolio throughout United States
Jones Day represented a major financial institution, as administrative agent, in connection with a $384 million syndicated senior term loan secured by an eight-property portfolio comprised of multifamily residential housing complexes located throughout the United States.

Syndicate of financial institutions provide $500 million credit facility to California developer
Jones Day represented a syndicate of financial institutions in connection with a $500 million unsecured credit facility, comprised of a $350 million revolving facility and $150 million term loan, provided to a California developer.

Major financial institution provides $200 million secured loan for construction of residential apartment units and retail space in Los Angeles, California
Jones Day represented a major financial institution, as administrative agent, in connection with a $200 million syndicated secured construction loan for the development and construction of a four-building, mixed-use project to be comprised of 595 residential apartment units and approximately 5,000 square feet of retail space located in Los Angeles, California.

Wells Fargo provides $270 million term loan secured by business park and airport
Jones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $270 million syndicated senior term loan secured by an 1,100-acre business park and airport.

Wells Fargo provides $210 million for refinancing of office tower in Boston, Massachusetts
Jones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $210 million syndicated secured loan for the refinancing of an office tower located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Parallel Capital Partners refinances loan secured by 50,000 square foot office complex located in Scottsdale, Arizona
Jones Day represented Parallel Capital Partners, Inc. in connection with the refinance of a loan secured by an approximately 50,000 square foot office complex located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Parallel Capital Partners negotiates buyout of JV partner's interest and refinances office complex located in Irving, Texas
Jones Day advised Parallel Capital Partners, Inc. in negotiating the buyout of its JV partner's interest and the related refinancing of an approximate 850,000 square foot office complex in Irving, Texas.

Wells Fargo sells mixed-use project known as 'Sunnyvale Town Center,' located in downtown Sunnyvale, California
Jones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with the sale of a mixed-use project known as 'Sunnyvale Town Center,' a thirty-six acre site located in downtown Sunnyvale, California, which was consummated in two separate closings, for a total sales price of approximately $370 million.

Bank of America provides $310 million financing secured by five property portfolio
Jones Day represented Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent, in connection with a $310 million syndicated senior secured credit facility secured by a five property portfolio.

Wells Fargo provides $305 million financing for 308-unit luxury condominium building in Sunny Isles, Florida
Jones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, as administrative agent, in connection with a $305 million syndicated secured financing for the development and construction of the Residences by Armani/Casa, a 308-unit luxury condominium building located in Sunny Isles, Florida.

Bank of America provides $265 million construction financing for 648-unit luxury apartment rental complex and retail space in Los Angeles, CA
Jones Day represented Bank of America, N.A. in connection with a $265 million syndicated secured financing for the development and construction of a mixed-use project comprised of a 648-unit luxury apartment rental complex and approximately 48,000 square feet of retail space adjacent to the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA.

Parallel Capital Partners negotiates buyout of JV partner's interest and finances six-property office portfolio located in San Diego, California
Jones Day advised Parallel Capital Partners, Inc. in negotiating the buyout of its JV partner's interest and the related financing of an approximate 312,000 square foot, six-property office portfolio located in San Diego, California.

Parallel Capital Partners acquires Arizona Center
Jones Day advised Parallel Capital Partners, Inc. in the negotiation of a joint venture with an affiliate of Angelo, Gordon & Co., LP for the acquisition of a large, mixed-use real estate project located in the Phoenix, Arizona area.

Additional Publications

  • November 2014Update Author, Continuing Education of the Bar - California (CEB), Retail Leasing: Drafting and Negotiating the Lease, Chapter 2: Letters of Intent
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