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Akerman LLP

350 EAST LAS OLAS BOULEVARD, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33301, USA
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Akerman LLP, Eric Rapkin, Fort Lauderdale, USA

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Eric Rapkin

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Akerman LLP

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Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, Development

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Eric D. Rapkin is Office Managing Partner of Akerman's Fort Lauderdale office. He has a full-service commercial real estate practice, including the leasing, financing, acquisition, and disposition of office buildings, shopping centers, hotels, and industrial properties for developers, retailers, and institutions, with a strong concentration in major commercial leasing transactions.


United States

Real estate

Within: Real estate

The ‚Äėvery diligent and very commercially focused‚Äô Akerman LLP handles urban redevelopment, financing, land deals and construction projects while also advising on distressed real estate and loan origination. Its client base includes investors, developers, builders, lenders, retailers, owners, and corporate end users. Fort Lauderdale-based practice chair¬†Eric Rapkin¬†represented Rock-French Quarter - a joint venture between Rockefeller Corporation and Stiles - on the $134m sale of a multifamily residential tower in Florida. Another highlight included acting for Lennar Multifamily Communities on the $225m acquisition and redevelopment of The MET, a multifamily site in Costa Mesa, California. A further highlight included advising Host Hotels & Resorts on the $215m acquisition of the Loews Don CeSar Hotel and the Beach House Suites in St Pete Beach, Florida. Miami-based Richard Bezold, New York-based Steven Polivy¬†and Florida-based Andrew Robins¬†are also recommended. Mark McElree¬†and Kacy Whitehead¬†joined from McElree Smith in Dallas, while Iran Hopkins¬†joined from Ervin Cohen Jessup in Los Angeles.

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