Sergio M. Eslait

Sergio M. Eslait

Associate

Sergio M. Eslait concentrates his practice in various areas of real property law. Sergio has a broad range of experience representing real estate developers, funds and investors, with the acquisition, financing, development, construction, leasing, and disposition of retail, industrial and office projects.

Sergio represents real estate developers with secured financing transactions, including acquisition, refinance, mezzanine, construction loans, and loan modifications. His practice also includes representing clients with the purchase and sale of transferable development rights (TDRs), as well as representing both landlords and tenants in connection with commercial leasing matters.

Sergio also represents institutional lenders in connection with secured financings. Such financings include acquisition, refinance, development, construction, revolving and permanent loans, letter of credit facilities, participations, modifications, and workouts covering fee and leasehold interests in industrial, commercial, hotel, multifamily residential, and condominium projects.

Capabilities

Experiencia

  • Represented developers of hotels and condominiums.
  • Represented developers of residential condominiums, townhomes and single-family homes.
  • Represented foreign investors in real estate transactions in the United States.
  • Represented U.S. investors in real estate transactions in Central America and the Caribbean.
  • Represented development groups in the development, construction, financing and sale of retail centers, industrial parks and office buildings.
  • Represented joint ventures in acquisitions and financing arrangements.
  • Represented landlords and tenants in connection with the leasing of retail, industrial and office space.
  • Represented developers in acquisition and development of luxury Caribbean resorts in Bahamas and British Virgin Islands.
  • Represented major national banks in connection with leasehold mortgage financing for the development of low-income housing.
  • Represented community bank in connection with acquisition financing, refinancing and construction financing of commercial real estate.
  • Represented a state-wide check cashing store business in connection with the acquisition, financing, development, construction, leasing and sale of commercial real estate.
  • Represented a state-wide tree farming business in connection with the acquisition, financing, development, construction, leasing and sale of commercial real estate.
  • Legal Intern to Clerk of Court, Florida Supreme Court, Summer 2011
  • Legal Extern, AeroMéxico S.A. de C.V., Summer 2010

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2017-2018
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2015

Credentials

Educación
  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2012
    • Associate Editor, Inter-American Law Review
    • Member, Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Florida International University, 2009
Admitida para practicar como abogado en
  • Florida
Languages
  • Español, Fluido