David E.Woods (Dave)

Partner

Chicago + 1.312.269.4216

Dave Woods has more than a decade of experience in corporate and institutional real estate, including hospitality, construction, multifamily, office, and industrial financings. These financings include numerous construction loans in jurisdictions across the United States, including projects involving EB-5 financing, as well as hotel financings and hotel construction financings involving convention center and airport hotels on private and public land, resort hotels, and hotels in major urban areas, all of which have been franchised and non-franchised.

Dave also has worked extensively on the syndication, participation, and repurchase of commercial mortgage loans; complex capital structures, including multiproperty financings; mortgage loans with multiple levels of mezzanine financing; and A/B note structures. Additionally, he has experience with CMBS financings, loan sales and modifications, workouts and restructurings, deeds-in-lieu, and foreclosures.

In addition to his real estate finance experience, Dave regularly represents clients in commercial leasing, acquisitions, and dispositions and sale-leasebacks. He has handled the sale, leasing, and financing of cellular towers and real property owned, leased, and financed by not-for-profit entities, including not-for-profit lenders and secondary education institutions.

Dave has contributed to several real estate finance-related articles and presentations.

Experience

  • Greystar closes $600 million Greystar Credit Partners IIJones Day advised Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC and its affiliatess in its $600 million real estate debt venture focused on acquiring various debt products, focusing on subordinated and securitized debt instruments.
  • Wells Fargo provides $230 million financing secured by office building in Chicago, IllinoisJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a syndicated refinancing transaction with an amended loan value of up to $230 million, secured by an office building located in Chicago, Illinois, to be known as 333 N. Green Street.
  • Wells Fargo provides $47.5 million loan to hotel in BostonJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $47.5 million loan to a hotel located in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Wells Fargo provides $64 million loan to refinance portfolio of hotels located in Austin and AtlantaJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $64 million loan to refinance a portfolio of hotels located in Austin, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Wells Fargo provides $152 million loan to refinance portfolio of hotels in Colorado, Illinois, Texas, Virginia, and TennesseeJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $152 million loan to refinance a portfolio of hotels located in Colorado, Illinois, Texas, Virginia, and Tennessee.
  • Wells Fargo provides $78.7 million construction loan for hotel to be constructed in New YorkJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $78.7 million construction loan for a hotel to be constructed in New York, New York.
  • Wells Fargo provides $21.5 million loan for acquisition and renovations to hotel in New OrleansJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $21.5 million loan for the acquisition of and renovations to a hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Wells Fargo provides $64 million financing to hotel in Tampa, FloridaJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $64 million loan to a hotel in Tampa, Florida.
  • Wells Fargo provides financing for boutique hotel in Denver, ColoradoJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $51.66 million construction loan for a boutique hotel to be built in Denver, Colorado.
  • Wells Fargo provides financing for renovations to hotel in Denver, ColoradoJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $62.7 million loan for renovations to a hotel in Denver, Colorado.
  • Wells Fargo provides $29.5 million loan secured by real property in ArizonaJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $29.5 million loan secured by real property located in Maricopa County, Arizona.
  • Wells Fargo provides $24 million refinancing for renovations to hotel in Birmingham, AlabamaJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a refinancing transaction with an amended loan value of up to $24 million for renovations to a hotel in Birmingham, Alabama.
  • Wells Fargo provides $29.5 million loan for renovations to hotel in Gatlinburg, TennesseeJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $29.5 million loan for renovations to a hotel in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
  • Wells Fargo provides $43 million loan for renovations to hotel in Portland, MaineJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association  in connection with a $43 million loan for renovations to a hotel in Portland, Maine.
  • Wells Fargo provides $51.5 million construction loan for Curio Las Olas hotel in Fort Lauderdale, FloridaJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $51.5 million construction loan for the Curio Las Olas hotel to be constructed in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
  • Wells Fargo provides construction financing for hotel in Memphis, TennesseeJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $29.1 million construction loan for a hotel to be constructed in Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Wells Fargo provides $130 million senior term loan secured by multifamily rental asset in Hawaii and $20 million mezzanine term loanJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, in connection with a $130 million syndicated senior term loan secured by a 499-unit multifamily rental asset in Hawaii and a $20 million mezzanine term loan.
  • Wells Fargo provides $36.4 million financing to resort hotel in Fort Lauderdale, FloridaJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $36.4 million loan for the acquisition of and renovations to a resort hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
  • Wells Fargo provides financing for 333 N. Green Street, ChicagoJones Day advised Wells Fargo, National Association in connection with a $181.6 million syndicated construction loan for the office building to be known as 333 N. Green Street, Chicago.
  • Wells Fargo provides $110 million syndicated construction loan for hotel in Kansas City, MissouriJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $110 million syndicated construction loan for a convention center hotel in Kansas City, Missouri.
  • The following represents experience acquired prior to joining Jones Day.

    Represented a large institutional lender in connection with more than $300 million in construction financing for resort projects on the grounds of a major U.S. theme park.

    Represented a large institutional lender in connection with its $250 million construction financing of a mixed-use hotel and retail project in Manhattan.

    Represented a large institutional lender in connection with the workout of a portfolio of mortgage loans totaling more than $1 billion, which included bankruptcy proceedings and DIP financing.

    Represented a REIT in connection with secured and unsecured credit facilities totaling $1 billion.

    Represented a large institutional lender in connection with financing secured by a number of horse racing tracks and casinos located throughout the United States.

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