A member of our Real Estate Department, Jon S. Grizel represents commercial real estate and financial services companies in securing and providing financing and asset-based loans, purchase and sale transactions, real estate joint ventures, and industrial and office leasing.
As part of his real estate practice, Mr. Grizel also advises clients on property insurance coverage issues including property damage, business interruption, civil authority and special peril matters.
Wide range of real estate transactions
Mr. Grizel adds value to every transaction he handles, bringing to the table his marketplace knowledge, business expertise, understanding of risks, and skill at handling complex deals. With expertise encompassing a wide range of real estate transactional practice areas, Mr. Grizel navigates clients through acquisition and construction financing, mezzanine financing, sale leaseback financing, and complex equity and debt investment structures. He also frequently provides counsel in office and industrial leasing on behalf of landlords and tenants, and represents buyers and sellers in the purchase and sale of improved and unimproved commercial and industrial properties.
Advising institutional lenders
Mr. Grizel represents lenders and borrowers in loan transactions secured by commercial real estate and/or personal property assets. He has devoted a significant amount of his practice to advising institutional lenders in loan restructurings, loan purchases and sales, intercreditor agreements, foreclosures, deed-in-lieu transactions, and positioning REO assets for sale. In addition to institutional lenders, Mr. Grizel’s clients include finance companies and investment funds, as well as joint ventures and developers.