Mr. Noble concentrates in commercial real estate matters. He represents owners, developers, investors and syndicators of office buildings, hotels, recreational facilities and various other types of properties in the development, acquisition, ownership, leasing, management, financing (debt and equity) and disposition of such properties. His experience includes formation and funding of ownership entities, obtaining governmental approvals for development and drafting and negotiating construction and financing documents.
He is experienced in drafting and negotiating partnership, shareholder, tenancy-in-common and other types of joint ownership agreements and in structuring and documenting syndications to investors. His experience includes financing of individual investors' interests as well as financing at the level of the property-owning entity. His practice includes representing owning entities in matters relating to ownership, operation and management.
His practice also includes negotiation and drafting of leases of space in office buildings and other types of facilities on behalf of both landlords and tenants as well as the related consulting, brokerage and similar agreements. In connection with headquarters retention/relocation transactions, his work has involved negotiation with governmental agencies to receive the benefits of various incentives programs and implementing these programs through various means including condominium ownership and governmental agency ownership or leasehold ownership involving various leasehold structures. Mr. Noble is responsible for drafting and negotiating leases of office space throughout the world for various global enterprises and is experienced in the broader practical and commercial aspects of such undertakings.
Mr. Noble's practice routinely involves his working with White & Case lawyers who concentrate in ancillary areas such as corporate, tax, environmental, human resources, bankruptcy, litigation, securities and intellectual property.
Mr. Noble is experienced in advising lenders who provide various types of financing for real estate projects (including "participating" loans and loans convertible into equity). He is experienced in handling the related lien law and title insurance aspects.
His practice also involves the real estate aspects of energy and project finance transactions such as those involving electrical generating facilities (often involving governmental development agencies). He assists the Firm's Project Finance attorneys throughout the world in advising lenders, equity investors, developers and other participants in such transactions. He is experienced in structuring and documenting the agreements and relationships among the holders of various real property interests in the land and the facilities as well as the holders of mortgages and other security interests.