Sandra "Sandy" Ferrera, an experienced real estate attorney, assists clients in the development, purchase and sale, financing and construction of projects throughout the State of Florida.
Sandy represents real estate developers in all phases of complex commercial real estate transactions, including the negotiation, documentation and closing of the acquisition and sale, development and financing of commercial real estate. She represents lenders in the origination, documentation, restructuring and enforcement of real estate loans, in addition to representing both financial institutions and borrowers obtaining acquisition and construction financing.
Sandy has represented clients in the purchase and sale of residential and commercial properties, preparation and negotiation of lease transactions, representing commercial lenders, borrowers and developers. Sandy's lender and borrower representation includes both commercial and residential loan transactions. Additionally, she has significant experience drafting condominium and homeowner association documents, successor developer filings, purchase and sale agreements, drafting and negotiating loan documents, coordinating and managing closings, and advising clients on all aspects of real estate transactions.
Represented numerous lenders in documentation, negotiation and due-diligence review of commercial loans, including financing
Represented purchaser in acquisition and financing of commercial facility to be developed as an Alzheimer's treatment center
Represented owner in refinance of a $17 million loan facility for its existing business
Represented seller in the negotiation and sale of a multimillion commercial business with preparation
Represented purchaser in acquisition of a multimillion commercial condominium, including restaurant facility
Represented trustee in bankruptcy in all aspects of selling all units in prestigious mixed use condo in South Beach, Florida, consisting of 200 residential units plus additional commercial spaces, as well as auction of remaining units in inventory of the bankruptcy estate
Representation of bankruptcy fiduciaries with regard to sale and purchase transactions pursuant to §363 of the Bankruptcy Code
Represented developer in acquisition and development of prestigious residential condominium in Downtown Miami, construction financing for the project and all subsequent sales in the project
Represented purchaser in the acquisition and construction financing of multimillion transaction for assemblage of school facility
Represented numerous bulk purchasers in acquisition of multi-million residential condominiums, including simultaneous closing of two fractured condominium deals for a purchase price of $76 million with a $62 million CMBS loan
Represented purchaser in closing of a commercial shopping center with 30 commercial tenants acquired for $12.5 million with a $9.5 million CMBS loan
Represented purchaser in acquisition of numerous triple net properties throughout the country for $26 million
Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.) for Real Estate Law, 2023
Recognized by South Florida Legal Guide as a Legal Leader in South Florida
Selected to the list of Florida Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), Rising Star from 2009-2013
Recognized by DBR Rising State – 40 Under 40 Award, 2013
Selected to the list of Lawyers of the Year, awarded by South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 2011
Selected to "40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of Miami-Dade County", awarded by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2010
AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell (LexisNexis), Real Estate
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Miami Children's Hospital Foundation, prior Miami Children's Young Ambassador
UAspire Miami, prior Board Member
Annual Raise the Bar Reception, in support of the Women's Fund of Miami-Dade, Co-Chair, 2011