Amadeo F. Cantu Jr

Mr. Cantú is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. A member of the Real Estate Practice Group, he represents various investment advisors, REITs and pension and investment funds in connection with their investments in hotels, office buildings and industrial and apartment projects. Mr. Cantú has extensive experience in representing institutional landlords and corporate tenants of office buildings and industrial projects, with special expertise in sublease transactions. In addition, he also routinely represents financial institutions in connection with commercial mortgage loans and secured and unsecured loans to high net worth individuals.

Mr. Cantú has extensive experience with the sale and purchase of hotels. Over the last few years, he has handled the acquisition of ten hotels with a total value of more than $500,000,000 located in California, Florida, Illinois, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Texas and Washington. Recently, Mr. Cantú handled the sale of hotels located in Texas and Illinois, and co-handled the sale of a $365,000,000 hotel located in California. Mr. Cantú has significant experience with hotel financing, including workouts, discounted pay-offs and deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure.

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Areas of Practice 1) Real Estate
Law School The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (J.D., 1995)
Education Rice University (B.A., 1992)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association, Texas State Bar Association
Most recent firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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