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Webinar: A Look Ahead at the “New Normal” for CRE Transactions.

Becker hosted the webinar, “A Look Ahead at the “New Normal” for CRE Transactions.” Hear the latest insights from brokers, lenders, and developers as we explore their outlook for the next 3-12 months including what it will take to get CRE transactions to closing and how the industry can adapt to the restrictions imposed in […]

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COVID-19 | Considerations for Lenders

We understand the global pandemic is affecting lenders in myriad ways, including both in their own businesses as well as their borrowers. Over the past several weeks, we have received countless inquiries from clients regarding the impact COVID-19 has had on their outstanding loans and borrowers. As such, we thought it would be helpful to […]

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13 Becker Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers in America®

The 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® honors thirteen Becker attorneys spanning nine practice areas. Additionally, Lee A. Weintraub is recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Construction Litigation, an honor only bestowed upon one attorney for each specialty practice and location. Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected peer […]

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Super Lawyers Recognizes Sixteen Becker Attorneys in 2019 Edition

June 3, 2019 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Becker is pleased to announce that sixteen of its attorneys have been named as 2019 Super Lawyers, an honor that recognizes the top 5% of the total lawyers in any given state. The following attorneys have been listed in the 2019 edition of Super Lawyers: Florida Super […]

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Hugo Alvarez Serves as the Bridge Between Developer and Bank for $51 Million Construction Loan

Miami-based apartment developer Estate Investments recently obtained a $51.35 million construction loan to proceed with Soleste Alameda, a two-building, 306-unit residential development. Of the $51.35 million, $46.7 million will be financed by Arkansas-based Centennial Bank. Becker shareholders Hugo Alvarez, Michael Boutzoukas, and David Blattner represented Centennial in the deal. Hugo, who acted as the bridge […]

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Coastline Management, Tower Capital Buy Miami Gardens Apartments for $33M

A joint venture between Coastline Management and Tower Capital Group paid $33.2 million for an apartment complex in Miami Gardens. EB Real Estate Group, an investment firm in New York, sold the 234-unit Park Plaza Apartments for about $142,000 per unit, according to a press release. Berkadia’s Tal Frydman, Yoav Yuhjtman and Nicholas Perrone represented […]

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Congratulations to Steven B. Lesser and All of Becker’s Best Lawyers in America® 2019

TWELVE BECKER ATTORNEYS NAMED THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA® 2019 Steven B. Lesser Further Recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Construction Litigation The 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, announced today, includes twelve Becker attorneys covering four practice areas. Special congratulations to Steven B. Lesser, Chair of our Construction Law & Litigation […]

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28 Becker Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers

Becker proudly congratulates our attorneys selected as Super Lawyers. As of 2018, we boast 28 lawyers who have received this prestigious designation. Please click on their names to read more about each of these attorneys. Super Lawyer Recipients: Joseph E. Adams*, Real Estate (Office Managing Shareholder, Fort Myers/Naples) Hugo V. Alvarez, Insurance Coverage Disputes, Real Estate […]

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Corporate Group Assists Odyssey Engines on $25 Million Asset-Based Finance Deal

New York shareholders Steven Glauberman, Michael Goldstein and Brian Daughney, along with Tampa shareholder Michael Boutzoukas, helped guide client Odyssey Engines, LLC to complete a $25 million secured asset-based financing arrangement with Florida Community Bank on Tuesday, February 27. Headquartered in Medley, Florida, Odyssey and its subsidiaries are engaged in the buying, selling and leasing of commercial aircraft engines and also in […]

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16 Becker & Poliakoff Attorneys Named 2018 Florida Super Lawyers/Rising Stars

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – February 6, 2018 – Becker & Poliakoff today announced that 16 of its attorneys have been named as top lawyers in the state for 2018 by Florida Super Lawyers. Here are the Becker & Poliakoff attorneys designated as Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars: Super Lawyer Recipients: Joseph E. Adams*, Real Estate […]

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Eleven Becker & Poliakoff Attorneys Listed In The Best Lawyers In America® 2018

The 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, announced today, includes eleven attorneys covering four practice areas from the Florida and New Jersey offices of law firm Becker & Poliakoff. Of note, Founding Shareholder Alan S. Becker was recognized in 2018 as a Lawyer of the Year for his practice area. The attorneys are […]

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Michael Boutzoukas Talking Condo Law on ABC Action News’ “Morning Blend” Tampa Bay

Gary Schaaf, Managing Shareholder of our Tampa Bay office, and Michael Boutzoukas, Shareholder in our Tampa Real Estate practice group, recently appeared on ABC Action News’ “Morning Blend” with host Carley Boyette. Michael talked about Tampa/St. Pete’s booming residential real estate market, especially in the downtown areas. Appearing with realtor Jo Schaaf, Michael addressed the importance […]

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15 Becker & Poliakoff Attorneys Named 2017 Florida Super Lawyers/Rising Stars

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – June 8, 2017 – Becker & Poliakoff today announced that 15 of its attorneys have been named as top lawyers in the state for 2017 by Florida Super Lawyers. Here are the Becker & Poliakoff attorneys designated as Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars: Super Lawyer Recipients: Joseph E. Adams*, Real Estate […]

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15 Becker & Poliakoff Attorneys Named 2016 Florida Super Lawyers And Rising Stars

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – June 24, 2016 – Florida law firm Becker & Poliakoff today announced that 15 of its Florida attorneys have been named among the top attorneys in the state for 2016 by Florida Super Lawyers. The following Becker & Poliakoff attorneys appeared as Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in the specified categories: […]

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Becker & Poliakoff’s Michael E. Boutzoukas Elected President of Bay Area Real Estate Council

TAMPA, Fla. – January 8, 2016 – Michael E. Boutzoukas, a shareholder at the Tampa, Fla., office of law firm Becker & Poliakoff, has been selected as president of the Bay Area Real Estate Council by its board of directors as of January 1. BAREC is comprised of real estate attorneys and aims to create networking opportunities […]

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