Cal Renegar has extensive experience advising lenders, borrowers and other parties in the real estate and finance industries in structuring, negotiating and documenting permanent, interim, term, construction, revolving and non-revolving, working capital, general corporate and other types of complex financing transactions. Cal serves as counsel to numerous life insurance companies, national, regional and local banks and corporate clients in a wide variety of commercial and real estate lending matters secured by real property, including office, multifamily, industrial, retail, hospitality and other commercial projects. He advises clients throughout Tennessee, the Southeast and the United States, with a particular emphasis on advising life insurance companies and other institutional lenders in permanent financing transactions. Cal regularly represents lenders in portfolio financing transactions involving real property collateral in multiple states. His experience also includes acting as Tennessee local counsel for transactions outside of Tennessee but involving real property and/or entities formed in Tennessee. He has significant experience representing lenders in all phases of loan servicing, including loan modifications, loan assumptions, workouts, foreclosure proceedings, loan sales and REO sales.
Cal also has the privilege of serving as primary counsel to a healthcare lending client. He advises principals on structuring and documenting loans to physicians and entities to finance their acquisition of interests in ambulatory surgery centers and dialysis clinics throughout the United States, typically secured by a pledge of the acquired interests and/or other personal property.
Cal serves on the Board of Directors of the Nashville Opera Association, where he is also an Impresario Council member. While not a life-long patron of the opera, Cal and his family have quickly developed a love and appreciation for opera.
$100 Million Permanent Financing Loan
Represented a life insurance company in negotiating, structuring, and documenting a $100 million permanent financing loan to a Massachusetts REIT affiliate. The loan, which at the time represented the largest real estate loan in the life insurance company's history, was secured by real property and assets involving 25 buildings at nine sites located in California, Minnesota, North Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Washington.
$25 Million Mortgage Loan
Represented a regional bank in negotiating, structuring, and documenting a $25 million mortgage loan secured by a 322-unit, multi-family development located in Charlotte, North Carolina.
$65 Million Permanent Financing Loan Assumption
Represented a life insurance company in negotiating, structuring, and documenting a $65 million permanent financing loan assumption in connection with a Massachusetts REIT affiliate's acquisition of a multi-family development in Arlington, Virginia, through a reverse tax deferred exchange transaction under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code.