Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Belinda Bacon Joins Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman in Miami, FL

Belinda Bacon

Miami, FL –Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman, P.L. announces that Belinda Bacon has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Bacon is based in the firm’s Coral Gables office.

Bacon has more than 25 years of wide-ranging experience and is Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar. In her new role, Bacon works closely with the attorneys from the firm’s Construction Practice Group.

Representing owners, engineers, architects, developers, contractors, subcontractors and design professionals, Bacon handles a variety of complex construction contract, project administration, claims management, arbitration and litigation matters. 

Mitchell (Mitch) Burnstein

High-profile projects Bacon has been involved with include the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, the American Airlines Arena and Brickell City Centre.

“We are excited to enhance our Coral Gables office and Construction Practice Group with the arrival of Belinda Bacon,” said Mitch Burnstein, Managing Director of the firm. “Belinda’s vast experience in all aspects of construction law will greatly benefit our clients and colleagues.”

A licensed engineer, Bacon serves on the Board of Directors of the Miami chapter of the Florida Engineering Society. She is a longtime member of the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law. Bacon is also a volunteer director at Epworth Village Retirement Community in Hialeah.

Bacon earned her JD from The College of William and Mary’s Marshall Wythe Law School and her Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Duke University.

Eric Kalis
Vice President, BoardroomPR
Bank of America Plaza | 1776 N Pine Island Road

JLL arranges $128 million construction loan for Class AA office tower in Uptown Dallas, TX

The Link at Uptown, a Class AA office tower totaling 300,000 SF at 2601 Olive Street in Uptown Dallas, TX

DALLAS, TX JLL announces that it has arranged a $128.3 million construction loan for the development The Link at Uptown, a Class AA office tower totaling 300,000 square feet in Uptown Dallas, Texas.

JLL worked on behalf of the developer, Kaizen Development Partners, to secure the five-year, floating-rate construction loan through Broad Street Real Estate Credit Partners III, an investment fund managed by the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs.

De’On T. Collins
Located at 2601 Olive Street, The Link at Uptown is positioned on one of the last high-quality development sites remaining in the Uptown Dallas submarket.  
The site provides extraordinary visibility and convenient access to the Woodall Rogers Freeway, Dallas North Toll Road, Interstates 35 and 75, and the entire Uptown area. 
Additionally, the 25-story property will offer superior walkability to a variety of housing options, retail amenities, restaurants, and entertainment venues. 
The development’s location in the dynamic Uptown office submarket coupled with its unique core design and open floor plates will provide a deep pool of potential tenants to occupy the speculative office tower. 

The JLL Capital Markets team representing the borrower was led by Senior Director De’On T. Collins.


Kristen Murphy, JLL Director, Public Relations
Phone: +1 617 338 0990