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Todd A. Bickel

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P: 312.456.0192
E: tbickel@rsplaw.com

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Todd A. Bickel is a veteran transactional attorney with over 25 years of experience concentrating in the areas of real estate, banking and finance, and business representation.  He advises and represents lending institutions, real estate development companies, individual real estate entrepreneurs,  closely-held businesses which own and invest in real estate, and entities specializing in asset based lending and merchant capital advances.

Todd has extensive experience negotiating and preparing commercial real estate purchase and sale agreements as well as retail, office and industrial leases, real estate development and usage easements and agreements, forbearance and workout documentation, and commercial loan documentation for a variety of transaction types including real estate, construction and development loans as well as asset based loans.

  • Represented the lead bank in a loan syndication with credit facilities totaling more than $300 million, secured by real and personal property and involving twenty-six separate facilities in six states.
  • Represented a developer in the acquisition, financing, development and leasing of a 350,000 square foot shopping center anchored by a large national retailer.
  • Represented a prominent regional lumber company in its acquisition of a lumber business, including two lumberyard facilities. This transaction included negotiating and preparing various acquisition documentation as well as coordinating and completing a “reverse” 1031 exchange in connection with the closing.
  • Represented a residential developer in the acquisition and financing of a series of three apartment complexes which the client converted into condominiums. The work included negotiating and preparing purchase and sale and related documentation as well as complex acquisition, construction, and mezzanine financing documentation for loans totaling more than $145 million.