John Tomes advises clients on all aspects of complex commercial real estate transactions. He is experienced in financing and refinancing on behalf of national and regional lenders, acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, and leasing of commercial real estate throughout the United States.
John's experience representing lenders includes real estate secured lending for multifamily, homebuilder, health care, and retail ventures. His recent transactions on behalf of lenders include $210 million and $80 million construction loans secured by a to-be-constructed mixed-use development in Midtown Atlanta, senior bridge loans totaling approximately $215 million secured by three seniors housing facilities in California and Texas, and an $87.5 million first lien credit facility for a Florida homebuilder.
John also advises real estate developers and real estate investment funds in connection with joint ventures, financing, general real property matters, and acquisitions and dispositions related to health care, industrial, student housing, office, and retail projects. He recently assisted clients in the $500 million forward sale of a portfolio of 10 last-mile fulfillment centers throughout the United States and the refinancing of a portfolio of student housing facilities in California.
John also regularly handles real property aspects of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, and advises real estate companies on corporate matters.
- University of Georgia (J.D. summa cum laude 2017; Articles Editor, Georgia Law Review); Harvard University (A.B. 2013)