John Sullivan has a broad-ranging practice that encompasses all aspects of commercial real estate, with a particular emphasis representing public and private pension plans, opportunity funds, investment advisors and non-US investors in equity, debt, hybrid and joint venture transactions throughout North America. John is very familiar with UBTI, VCOC and REOC issues faced by tax exempt and benefit plan investors and with the tax and regulatory issues faced by non-US investors. A significant portion of John's practice involves representing institutional investors in real estate joint ventures, including development and strategic or platform joint ventures. He has significant experience representing US fund sponsors of US real estate funds. He also has substantial experience representing both lenders and borrowers in complex real estate loan workouts and restructurings throughout the US.
We are excited to see the resiliency of the CRE market, and a return to optimism, which we believe is a sign that the market is poised for a strong rebound. Solid fundamentals, low interest rates and ample debt and equity capital lead us to anticipate a strengthening of most segments of the CRE market over the next year.1 November 2021