Paul A.Gilbert

Partner

San Francisco + 1.415.875.5897

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 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 $43 million secured term loan facility to refinance and renovate hotel located in Bend, OregonJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, as administrative agent and lender, in connection with a $43 million senior secured term loan facility provided to refinance and renovate a 221 room hotel located in Bend, Oregon.
  • National bank provides $60 million term loan facility secured by 230-unit apartment community located in San Diego's Cortez Hill neighborhoodJones Day represented a national bank, as administrative agent, in connection with a $60 million term loan facility secured by a 230-unit apartment community located in San Diego's Cortez Hill neighborhood.
  • Wells Fargo provides $475 million senior 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 the origination of a $475 million senior loan facility secured by 12 multifamily properties across Arizona, California, and Illinois.
  • Wells Fargo provides $25.465 million senior term loan secured by five existing industrial buildings in North Hollywood, CaliforniaJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $25.465 million senior term loan secured by five existing industrial buildings located in North Hollywood, California.
  • Wells Fargo provides $28.598 million senior term loan secured by retail shopping center in Pasadena, CaliforniaJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $28.598 million senior term loan secured by a retail shopping center located in Pasadena, California.
  • Wells Fargo provides $306 million construction loan for development of office/lab building located in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhoodJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $306 million syndicated secured construction loan for the development of an office/lab building containing approximately 320,000 net rentable square feet and located in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood.
  • Wells Fargo provides $65.670 million senior term loan secured by three retail shopping centers in California and WashingtonJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $65.670 million senior term loan secured by three retail shopping centers located in Sacramento, California and Lake Forest Park, Washington.
  • Wells Fargo provides $77.525 million term loan secured by two shopping centers located in Sunnyvale, CaliforniaJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $77.525 million senior secured term loan secured by two shopping centers located in Sunnyvale, California.
  • Wells Fargo provides $77.5 million term loan secured by apartment complex located in North Las Vegas, NevadaJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $77.5 million senior secured term loan secured by a 336-unit apartment complex located in North Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Wells Fargo provides $39.5 million senior term loan secured by industrial building located in Morgan Hill, CaliforniaJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $39.5 million senior term loan secured by a 258,122 square foot industrial building located in Morgan Hill, California.
  • Wells Fargo provides $121.2 million construction loan secured by 298-unit multifamily asset in Weehawken, New JerseyJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $121.2 million senior construction loan secured by a 298-unit multifamily asset located in Weehawken, New Jersey.
  • Wells Fargo provides $245 million construction loan secured by to-be-constructed high-rise building located in Los Angeles' historic Arts DistrictJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $245 million construction loan secured by a to-be-constructed 35-story mixed-use high-rise building located in Los Angeles' historic Arts District.
  • Wells Fargo provides $15.566 million senior term loan secured by office building in Sunnyvale, CaliforniaJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $15.566 million senior term loan secured by an office building located in Sunnyvale, California.
  • Wells Fargo provides $85.2 million construction loan secured by two warehouse buildings in Logan Township, New JerseyJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $85.2 million senior construction loan secured by two warehouse buildings located in Logan Township, New Jersey.
  • Wells Fargo provides $164.75 million syndicated term loan secured by office tower located in Arlington, VirginiaJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $164.75 million syndicated term loan secured by a 15-story, 350,000 square foot office tower located in Arlington, Virginia.
  • Wells Fargo provides financing to homebuilder in SoutheastJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $175 million unsecured revolving credit facility to a homebuilder with operations in the Southeast.
  • Wells Fargo provides $100 million data center construction loanJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $100 million data center construction loan.
  • National real estate fund provides $259 million term loan facility secured by multifamily portfolioJones Day represented a national real estate fund in connection with a $259 million term loan facility secured by multifamily portfolio.
  • National lender provides $157.3 million construction loan for 323,000 square foot build-to-suit office building in Seattle, WashingtonJones Day advised a national lender in connection with a $157.3 million construction loan for a 323,000 square foot build-to-suit office building in Seattle, Washington leased to a Silicon Valley-based tenant.
  • Wells Fargo provides $314.3 million syndicated secured loan for acquisition of office building located in Seattle, WashingtonJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, sole lead arranger, sole bookrunner, and lender, in connection with a $314.3 million syndicated secured loan for the acquisition of an office building located in Seattle, Washington containing approximately 668,000 square feet.