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Paul R. Cortés-Rexach

Capital Member, Real Estate & Finance Practice Group
787.250.5630 | prcr@mcvpr.com

Biography

Mr. Cortés-Rexach has practiced law in Puerto Rico for over three decades, concentrating in the areas of commercial and project financing and real estate law.

His involvement in Puerto Rico’s tourism industry is extensive, having participated as counsel in a significant number of the major hotel and resort developments in the island including Rio Mar and Palmas del Mar Resorts, the the San Juan Marriott Hotel and more recently, in the Distrito T-Mobile, a multi- million entertainment development and currently Puerto Rico's premier entertainment destination.

He has extensive experience representing global manufacturing companies in both the acquisition and the disposition of their facilities in Puerto Rico. Some of these transactions have involved the transfer of ongoing operations to new operators as well as the commencement of manufacturing operations in Puerto Rico. They have also required extensive dealings with the Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company (PRIDCO), the island’s public corporation in charge of promoting manufacturing activity in Puerto Rico.

Mr. Cortés-Rexach has worked as real estate counsel in multiple renewable energy projects, including the largest wind farm in the Caribbean, a number of solar energy projects and a waste-to-energy facility. More recently, he participated in a co-generation project involving various manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico.

He has acted as counsel to Puerto Rico and United States financial institutions, concentrating in the areas of commercial lending, real estate financing and asset-backed financing.  Mr. Cortés-Rexach also has acted as counsel to financial institutions in numerous commercial and federally backed loans and other financial facilities to local hospitals. He also has experience in conduit financing, having participated in a number of public financed projects, and in capital notes issues of local financial institutions.

He has also represented a number of local and stateside developers of office buildings, shopping centers and other commercial real estate.

Mr. Cortés-Rexach is the Firm’s Chief Operations Officer and is in charge of overseeing and coordinating numerous aspects of McV’s San Juan and Miami offices’ day-to-day operations.

He is ranked as one of Puerto Rico’s Leading Attorneys in the Real Estate field by the renowned international publication Chambers & Partners in its Latin America Guide. He is also ranked in the Real Estate field of The Best Lawyers in Puerto Rico guide. 

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Education

B.A., Boston University, 1981

J.D., Boston University School of Law, 1984

Memberships

Puerto Rico Bar Association

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