More About Real Estate Financing

Our Approach

Balch & Bingham provides comprehensive legal services to commercial real estate lenders and borrowers. Our deep experience and varied client and industry segment base allow us to readily adapt to market shifts and new financing structures. We have teams and structures in place to handle both very large and relatively small transactions efficiently, and we do both on a regular basis. Whether you are borrowing or lending a few hundred thousand dollars, several hundred million, or somewhere in between, we have an efficient approach to meet your needs.



Our Clients

Our real estate financing clients include borrowers of all types as well as national, regional and community banks in all parts of the country. The transactions we handle include most every sort of lending product offered by a financial institution, including:

  • Bank credit facilities, both single lender and syndicated
  • Letter of credit and other credit enhancement transactions
  • Loan participation agreements
  • Loan transactions secured by all types of collateral


Our Experience

Responding to demand from both borrowers and lenders, Balch's real estate financing attorneys offer experience in several specialized forms of transactions in retail, office, mixed use, multifamily and industrial contexts:

  • Construction financing
  • Non-recourse financing
  • Tax-exempt bond financing
  • New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC)
  • Historic Tax Credits (HTC)
  • Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC)
  • Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS) loans
  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs
  • Federal Housing Administration (FHA), Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac programs