As members of Puerto Rico’s preeminent full-service law firm, McConnell Valdés Real Estate & Finance lawyers have participated in the financing of all of the recent major hotel and resort projects in Puerto Rico, as well as in the island’s first significant time-share program and the island’s first condohotel project under the new Puerto Rico Condohotel Act. Likewise, our team members have been involved in the financing of public-private partnerships and a significant number of major commercial developments.
The unparalleled track record of our self-standing Project Finance team is the result of our ability to provide strategic counsel on every aspect of highly sophisticated and highly visible hotel, resort, infrastructure, commercial, and residential development deals. We are top-ranked by Chambers & Partners Latin America, which applauds our ability to handle “some of the most sophisticated work in the real estate area.”
Many of the world’s leading infrastructure, commercial, hotel and resort companies, as well as prominent local developers, look to us for targeted, tactical business and legal advice in financing their prestigious projects. On complex financings, our comprehensive counsel extends from deal structuring to regulatory compliance, to the drafting and negotiation of documentation that is customized to meet individual project needs.
Working together with firm colleagues, we help clients establish joint ventures and strategic alliances to support and advance their goals.
Our clients benefit from our team’s unique perspective. A number of our team members are named Leading Lawyers by Chambers and Partners in both its Latin America and Global Guides and are among The Best Lawyers in Puerto Rico 2016.
What We Do
The McConnell Valdés Project Finance team advises real estate clients on all aspects of their development projects, including:
- Project structuring
- Project financing
- Drafting and negotiating the full spectrum of project agreements
- Government regulations and permits
- Engineering, construction, and procurement contracts
- Operation and maintenance agreements
- Loan agreements
- Joint ventures and strategic alliances