Real Estate Finance (Blanton)
M 4:30PM - 6:20PM
Silverman Hall 280
Real Estate Finance.
This is a drafting and negotiation course that will examine the fundamentals of real estate finance from a legal perspective. The course will attempt to develop skills in the drafting of finance documents and in using legal concepts in a real estate transactional setting. The main topics covered will include the following: drafting and negotiating real estate finance documents; understanding due diligence (entity documents, development permits and approvals, title, etc.); understanding financial covenants as they related to real estate secured financing; leasing; understanding the various types of payment and completion guarantees; and negotiating and drafting multi-lender and work-out documents. Given the importance of negotiation in this course, class participation and attendance will be a large factor in the grading.
Business and Corporate Law Learning outcomes: Demonstrate a core understanding of business and corporate law; Perform legal analysis in the context of business and corporate law; Communicate effectively on topics related to business and corporate law; Demonstrate an understanding of the interconnection between the world of business and finance and that of business and corporate law, and how they affect other areas of law and society.
Property and Real Estate Law Learning outcomes: Demonstrate a core understanding of property and real estate law; Perform legal analysis in the context of property and real estate law; Communicate effectively on topics related to property and real estate law; Demonstrate an understanding of how property and real estate law affect other areas of law.