Commercial Finance

The attorneys in our Commercial Finance group have extensive experience in the representation of banks and other lending institutions, servicers, purchasers, sellers and investors in transactions involving the purchase, sale, leasing and financing of commercial property. These may include land, office, hotel, retail, industrial and multifamily properties. Our attorneys have experience in new construction financing, acquisition financing and many other types of loans. We serve our commercial clients with respect to conventional commercial lending and also have significant experience handling other types of credit facilities. We have a high level of expertise in matters related to title insurance and have long-standing relationships with most major national title insurance companies. Aldridge Pite, LLP can assist with or manage (usually in most of the states in which our firm does business) all aspects of a commercial transaction, including:
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating loan documents
  • Closing commercial transactions
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating easements
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating leases
  • Identifying and resolving title issues
  • Providing title insurance commitments and policies
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating loan/note sale agreements
Contact Commercial Finance Group
Six Piedmont Center
3525 Piedmont Road, N.E.
Suite 700
Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: 404-994-7426
Fax: 404-745-8206
Our Commercial Finance attorneys also represent clients with respect to commercial defaults, workouts and general creditors’ rights matters. We also represent numerous financial institutions in the disposition of bank-owned REO properties. We are well-equipped to assist with or manage all aspects of the commercial default/foreclosure and subsequent eviction and sale processes, including the following:
  • Reviewing loan documents to determine enforceability and available remedies
  • Drafting default and acceleration notices to the borrower
  • Reviewing title, filing title claims, and initiating title curative actions, if needed
  • Engaging appraisers, property inspectors, and environmental consultants
  • Filing receivership actions in order to have a receiver appointed to take control of property and collect rents
  • Conducting the foreclosure sale
  • Handling foreclosure confirmation hearings, both contested and uncontested
  • Seeking deficiency judgments on full recourse loans and limited recourse loans where carve-outs have triggered recourse
  • Evictions
  • Preparation of Purchase and Sale Agreements for REO disposition and full handling of transaction
  • As warranted, preparing forbearance or modification agreements or other workout structures