Sasan Behnood concentrates his practice in sophisticated real estate transactions, including the acquisition, development, leasing, and financing of real estate throughout the United States. Sasan's current and previous clients include some of the largest developers, real estate holders, and financial institutions in the country.
As a former executive vice president and general counsel for a prominent national real estate lender, Sasan brings extensive industry and legal experience across the spectrum of secured real estate finance and loan origination matters including: acquisition financing, construction financing, ground lease financing, and mezzanine financing.
More than financial transactions, Sasan also brings extensive experience in complex real estate dispositions, acquisitions, leasing, and development transactions. Drawing on over a decade's experience, he represents some of the largest developers, tenants, and investors in the nation. Sasan counsels investors, developers, retailers, landlord, tenants, joint ventures, funds and REITs, in the sale, leasing, and development of virtually every type of real estate including commercial, retail, shopping center, industrial, residential, PUD, and office properties, as well as raw land, while navigating through complex title, regulatory, and environmental issues along the way.
Sasan's practice emphasizes practical deal terms, and avoiding the pitfalls of over-lawyering, to help deliver to his clients well-crafted deals that make sense.