About John D. Muir

John Muir helps clients with their real estate investments, joint ventures and commercial financing transactions with a practical, business-oriented approach in order for them to grow their business and boost their bottom lines. From national institutional investors and asset managers to regional investor groups and individual owners, John supports a range of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions and financings of office buildings, hotels, shopping centers, multi-family residential projects and mixed-use development projects. His exceptionally diverse experience allows him to identify and mitigate the risks involved in even the most unique and highly structured commercial real estate transactions.

Commercial real estate transactions for business growth

Recognized for real estate law in The Best Lawyers in America©, John counsels institutional private equity funds on individual and programmatic debt and equity investments. John represents national and international lenders in senior and mezzanine acquisition, construction and bridge loans, and refinancing of all real estate asset types across the country. John also works with clients in the formation of real estate investment funds, and he advises on the acquisition of distressed real estate assets, including hotels and multi-family apartment projects. His experience includes negotiating management contracts and resolving management issues, loan workouts, restructurings and enforcement proceedings on behalf of investors, commercial lenders and borrowers. Investment advisors and developers also rely on John for general advisory services.

Practice Focus

  • Commercial real estate transactions
  • Real estate investments
  • Joint ventures
  • Commercial financing transactions


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