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Latham & Watkins Represents Constellation Hotels Holding in Acquisition of Miami Design District Redevelopment Portfolio

January 5, 2023
Firm advised the private real estate investment group in a strategic venture with Fort Partners, Dacra, and Raycliff Capital.

Affiliates of Fort Partners, a privately-held real estate and hospitality development firm; Dacra, a real estate development company; Raycliff Capital, a private equity and venture capital firm; and Constellation Hotels Holding, a private real estate investment group, announced the closing of a strategic venture to purchase properties located in the Miami Design District from Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance. Under the venture, the partnership plans to develop a luxury mixed-use hotel and residential complex in the heart of the Miami Design District.

Latham & Watkins LLP advised Constellation Hotels Holding on the transaction with a deal team led by New York partner and Global Co-Chair of the Real Estate Practice Michelle Kelban and New York partners Betsy Jaffe and David Freedman, with counsel Aaron Friberg and associates Horton McKinney, Andrew Messer, Aida Vajzovic, and Lucas Fernandez-Rocha.