C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero: Lawyer with Blank Rome LLP

C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero

Partner
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202.772.5889

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Real Estate Investment
  • Real Estate Financing
  • Real Estate Sales, Acquisitions & Equity Investment
 
University University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A.
 
Law SchoolAmerican University, Washington College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
 
Admitted1995, Maryland; 1997, Virginia; 2007, District of Columbia
 
BornPort Hueneme, California, October 25, 1965
 
Biography

Vincent Leon-Guerrero represents clients in all facets of real estate and real estate financing transactions, including acquisitions, refinancing and construction financings, acquisition and disposition transactions, project development, and leasing. Mr. Leon-Guerrero's clients include institutional investors, REITS and developers, as well as high-net worth individuals and start-up companies. He has sophisticated real estate experience in:

· Representing developers, REITS, real estate investors, and private equity funds in single and portfolio acquisition and sale transactions.

· Representing both borrowers and lenders in commercial real estate finance transactions, including acquisition financing and asset-based credit facilities, portfolio loans, and CMBS loans across several real estate asset classes.

· Representing investors and developers in joint venture negotiations and transactions.

· Negotiating triple net leases, ground leases, office, industrial, and retail leases for both landlords and tenants.

· Representing parties in sale-leaseback, triple net and ground lease financing transactions.

· Negotiating real estate and joint venture aspects of New Market Tax Credit transactions for non-profit and developer clients.

Representative Matters

Sale-Leaseback:

Representation of a specialty finance company that owns over 400 properties in 35 states and Canada and is engaged in providing sale-leaseback financing, tenant-improvement construction financing and mortgage loans, in connection with the following:

· Acquisitions, including mortgage to sale-leaseback transactions

· NNN Leasing, including tenant-improvement financing

· Mortgage lending

· Portfolio financings

Representation of a publicly-traded REIT specializing in single-user, credit-tenant industrial and commercial properties

· Acquisitions of properties located in the midwest and southeast

· NNN Leasing

· Portfolio financing

New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC):

Representation of real estate developers and non-profit organizations as QALICBs (borrowers), and non-profit organizations as leverage lenders, in connection with NMTC-based transactions, including:

· Construction and development of a retail shopping center in Wilmington, Delaware

· Acquisition and rehabilitation of an office project in New Haven, Connecticut

· Acquisition and construction of an office/community use building in Los Angeles, CA, qualifying under the "portions of business" test

· Redevelopment of a mixed residential and retail project in Brooklyn, New York, utilizing a master lease structure

· Redevelopment of historic building in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in New York City

· Acquisition and development of a charter school in Brooklyn, New York

· Construction and renovation of office and parking space in Chicago, IL for a non-profit organization qualifying under the "portions of business" test

Memberships

Maryland Bar Association

Virginia Bar Association

News

BLANK ROME ELECTS 13 NEW PARTNERS TO THE FIRM
[Press Release]
January 1, 2008
Sheila E. Branyan, Michael C. Graziano, Daniel J. Ivler, C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero, Stephen P. McSweeney, David M. Perry, et al.

Cases and Deals

CARS-DB4 IN PRIVATE PLACEMENT ISSUANCE OF $463.3M IN NET-LEASE MORTGAGE NOTES
[Deal]
December 23, 2010
Richard F. Williamson, Scott R. Smith, Pelayo Coll, Thomas E. Biron, Michael J. Medveckus, Joseph T. Gulant, et al.
CARS-DB4, L.P., a subsidiary of Capital Automotive L.P., in the private placement issuance of $463.3 million in Net-Lease Mortgage Notes secured by mortgage liens on 83 automobile dealership properties.

MDBIO FOUNDATION SELLS BIO-MANUFACTURING FACILITY
[Deal]
November 17, 2009
C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero
MdBio Foundation in the sale of a bio-manufacturing facility to Emergent Bio Solutions for $7.85 million.

BLANK ROME HANDLES ONE OF THE LARGEST SINGLE-PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS IN 2008
[Deal]
January 7, 2009
Martin Luskin and C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero
Broadway Partners, a private real estate investment and management firm, in its $181 million sale of a Washington, DC, office building to a REIT.

DRA ADVISORS PURCHASES APARTMENT PORTFOLIO FOR $1.7 BILLION
[Deal]
March 3, 2008
Martin Luskin, Joseph T. Gulant, Daniel J. Ivler, C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero, Samuel M. Walker, Dayna C. Finkelstein, et al.
DRA Advisors in its joint venture purchase of 86 apartment communities from UDR, Inc., for $1.7 billion.

Recognition

ONE OF THE LARGEST U.S. OFFICE BUILDING TRANSACTIONS OF 2008
[Ranking]
January 7, 2009
C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero and Martin Luskin

$1.7 BILLION DEAL RANKED LARGEST MULTIFAMILY REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION OF FIRST-HALF OF 2008
[Ranking]
August 6, 2008
Martin Luskin, Joseph T. Gulant, Daniel J. Ivler, C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero, Samuel M. Walker, Dayna C. Finkelstein, et al.

 
ISLN910131481
 
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Office Information

C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero

600 New Hampshire Avenue N.W.
WashingtonDC 20037




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