If mezzanine and other lenders are involved when a real estate project is going badly, especially one in the middle of construction, the lenders will probably have to decide whether, and, if so, on what terms, to continue finding. If the best course of action is indeed to continue funding, then issues are likely to arise as to how to incentivize potential funding sources to provide the additional funds, and the developer, if the developer is the best person to complete the construction, to continue. Obviously, many risks and variations are possible. The following form is a template for addressing some of those issues and is to be used in the context of local boilerplate.
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The following form is designed to address the situation in which a lender and the borrower agree upon a workout in the form of a deed-in-lieu. As with all forms, it needs to be tailored to the particular transaction. Furthermore, it does not include state and local requirements or any of the boilerplate.