Project & Infrastructure Finance
Squire Sanders lawyers assist governmental bodies and private entities across the United States and around the world in planning, financing and implementing infrastructure projects, including airports, ports, railways, roadways and mass transit systems, and communications facilities. We also advise on project financing aspects of economic development projects, including major and minor professional league sports stadiums, museums, downtown development projects, multiple redevelopments in various urban renewal projects, waterfront development and marina projects, port authority projects, housing projects, neighborhood development, manufacturing facilities, office buildings, industrial parks, warehousing facilities and mixed-use entertainment/retail project.
Our lawyers work with major project sponsors, financial advisors, investment banks, commercial banks, export credit agencies and multilateral financial institutions. Our work in project finance encompasses multilateral and commercial bank debt as well as other sophisticated finance structures such as leveraged leasing and public-private partnerships (PPP).
Squire Sanders is a national leader on tax exempt financings for transportation facilities. The firm has served as bond counsel on hundreds of transportation financings, including some of the country's first grant anticipation (GARVEE) deals for highways.