Elizabeth Sauer advises investors, developers, managers, and owner-operators in large-scale, multi-state portfolio transactions, as well as single-asset deals. Clients value her insight and experience in a wide variety of real estate, finance and corporate transactions. REITs and other public and private companies benefit from her client-first approach in the purchase, sale, leaseback, development, management, leasing and financing of raw land and improved assets. She has significant transactional experience with medical office buildings and condominiums; hospitals, outpatient clinics and surgery centers; skilled nursing facilities; assisted living facilities, memory care centers and independent living facilities; warehouse distribution centers and manufactured homes; and multifamily housing and hotels.
Elizabeth routinely drafts and negotiates purchase and sale agreements, development agreements, ground leases, master leases and space leases, and oversees due diligence. Her practice also includes negotiating financing arrangements, including senior credit facilities, mortgage term loans, revolvers, construction loans, mezzanine loans, participations, and note sales. She has closed over $2 billion in loans over the past 18 months, including many for real estate investment trusts and their subsidiaries.
Elizabeth also has extensive corporate experience, including the structuring of RIDEAs and national joint ventures. She has advised clients on various corporate governance and compliance matters.