David E.Woods (Dave)

Partner

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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

  • 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.
  • Wells Fargo provides $91 million construction loan for shopping center in Orlando, FloridaJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $91 million construction loan for a shopping center in Orlando, Florida.
  • Wells Fargo provides $408 million syndicated construction loan to resort hotel in Orlando, FloridaJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $408 million syndicated construction loan for a resort hotel to be constructed in Orlando, Florida.
  • Wells Fargo provides $58 million loan for hotel in Miami, FloridaJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $58 million loan for a hotel in Miami, Florida.
  • Bank of America and Merrill Lynch provide $1.01 billion credit facility to KBS Real Estate Investment Trust IIIJones Day represented Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent, and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, as joint lead arranger and joint bookrunner, in connection with a $1.01 billion credit facility provided to KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III ("KBS REIT III"), a non-traded real estate investment trust.
  • Wells Fargo provides syndicated mortgage and mezzanine financing for office building in Chicago, IllinoisJones Day advised Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with a $211.4 million syndicated mortgage loan, and a $40.5 million mezzanine loan, in each case for an office building in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Greystar forms open ended core plus fund and acquires Monogram for approximately $4.4 billionJones Day advised Greystar Real Estate Partners on a number of related transactions culminating in the acquisition of Monogram Residential Trust, Inc. (a publicly traded REIT based in Plano, Texas), an owner, operator, and developer of luxury apartment communities with a significant presence in select coastal markets, in a transaction valued at approximately $4.4 billion, including the debt assumed or refinanced in connection with the transaction.
  • Wells Fargo provides multiple level financing for redevelopment of decommissioned coal power plant in Savannah into luxury hotelJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in connection with the redevelopment of a decommissioned coal power plant in Savannah, Georgia into a luxury hotel.
  • 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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