Locke Lord represents clients in a wide variety of real estate financing transactions nationally and internationally, drawing on the experience and market knowledge of lawyers from across the Firm, including construction loans, permanent and interim mortgage loans, bridge loans, revolving credit facilities (syndicated and single lender), tax exempt financings, government program financings and mezzanine loans. Our lender clients include banks (domestic and foreign), insurance companies, finance companies, pension funds, private equity funds, investment funds and other financial institutions. We represent clients in their capacities as lenders, issuers, underwriters, sponsors, servicers, special servicers, trustees, collateral managers, credit enhancers, purchasers and investors in connection with a wide range of structured investments. We also regularly represent borrowers, including developers, property owners and managers, investors, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and other investment funds. Our clients represent or participate in various segments of the real estate industry, including office, retail, industrial and warehousing, hospitality, health care facilities, affordable housing, educational facilities and residential development.