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Susanne  Zabloudil
Susanne  Zabloudil
Partner 
725 South Figueroa Street
38th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
 
Tel:
305.982.5593
Fax:
305.374.5095
 
One Southeast Third Avenue
25th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
 
Tel:
213.533.5901
Fax:
305.374.5095

Sue Zabloudil's national real estate practice includes representation of clients in a broad range of real estate transactions including the acquisition, disposition, development, financing, joint venture structuring and ground leasing of hotel, restaurant, office, warehouse, condominium, condominium/hotel, automobile dealership, retail, mixed-use, and multifamily properties. Sue has closed transactions in and throughout the United States involving multi-faceted properties including a 178-acre business park, multiple automobile dealerships, hotel projects in multiple states, commercial condominium warehouse/offices, waste services sites, multi-family apartment complexes, and national restaurant chains including Johnny Rockets, Uncle Julio's, and Tia's restaurants. Sue works with private developers, private equity funds, global financial institutions, investment banks, REITs, and other investment funds. In addition, Sue has represented owners, tenants, and their representatives in a broad range of leasing and asset management matters throughout the United States, including the preparation and negotiation of ground leases and traditional leases for restaurants, medical offices, pain centers, retail, warehouses, and ground lease developments. Sue also has experience working on bids and negotiating on behalf of clients in public-private partnerships.
 
Representative Experience
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Representation of an affiliate of Genting Malaysia Berhad, a publicly traded Malaysian company, in the acquisition of the 14 acre Miami Herald Property in Miami, FL for a proposed mixed-use project including a major hotel, conference facilities, retail, and other resort amenities with an estimated project development cost at $3.7 billion.
 
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Representation of Carrols Restaurant Group on real estate matters in connection with its acquisition of 278 Burger King locations, making it the largest Burger King franchise globally.
 
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Representation of Swire in connection with leasing and development matters relating to the 1.05 billion Brickell City Centre mixed use project in downtown Miami.
 
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Representation of AVE, LLC and its subsidiaries in connection with the acquisition, development, leasing and financing of its office, aviation, warehouse, and retail leasing project, including negotiations with the county, FAA, and various ground leases, non-ground lease, including a 500,000 square foot United States Postal Service Class A regional distribution center facility and a 10 acre automobile dealership.
 
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Representation of DG Development and its affiliates in the acquisition and disposition of vacant and multi-family properties in Las Vegas, Nevada.
 
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Representation of global financial institution with respect to distressed real estate dispositions.
 
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Representation of billion-plus private company in connection with the disposition of over fifteen acres of land and development rights to a public company.
 
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Representation of Ideal Image Development, Inc., an H.I.G. Capital portfolio company and the nation's largest dedicated laser hair removal provider, on real estate matters in its sale to a strategic buyer in excess of $170 million.
 
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Representation of Woodstream Corporation, a Brockway Moran & Partners portfolio company, on real estate matters in its acquisition of Iron Stop, Inc.
 
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Representation of Cardo Medical, Inc. on real estate matters in the sale of its arthroplasty division to Arthrex, Inc. and the sale of its spine division to Altus Partners.
 
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Representation of CPF Investment Group, LLC and its affiliates in the acquisition of a leasehold estate and the negotiation of a long-term development lease with Miami-Dade County by the Miami Dade Aviation Department for the development of a 178 acre private-public mixed-use project.
 
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Representation on real estate matters in connection with the sale by Continucare Corporation, a provider of physician services, to Metropolitan Health Networks, Inc. for in excess of $400 million and representation on real estate matters in a series of sleep clinic acquisitions.
 
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Representation on real estate matters in connection with the $12.9 billion merger of Republic Services, Inc. with Allied Waste Industries and subsequent dispositions including real estate transactions in California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Texas.
 
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Representation of Maplewood Partners, L.P. in connection with real estate matters for the acquisition of the Uncle Julio's and Tia's Restaurant chains and subsequent disposition of Uncle Julio's restaurant chain.
 
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Representation of a private investment group in the acquisition of a national restaurant chain and the acquisition of an international restaurant chain.
 
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Local counsel representation of private investment partnership in the disposition of hotel assets in Florida.
 
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Representation of a private investment fund in the acquisition of real property for hospitality development in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
 
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Representation of clients in the disposition of a $126 million Class-A office building, the disposition of a $68 million Class-A office building, and the acquisition of a $71 million office building.
 
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Representation of Mason Vitamins, Inc. in leasing 147,000 square feet for office headquarters and warehouse distribution operations.
 
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Representation of borrowers and lenders in financing matters including bridge loans, mezzanine financings, term loans, construction loans, and revolving credit facilities.
 
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Representation of corporate clients in connection with stock, equity, merger, and asset transactions in real estate matters.
 
Awards & Recognition
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Chambers USA 2012-2014, Ranked in Florida for Real Estate
 
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The Legal 500 2013, Recommended for Real Estate
 
Published Works & Lectures
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Florida Real Property Complex Transactions Manual, Author, "Hotels, Motels, Restaurants, and Marinas," Sixth Edition
 
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Practical Law Company, Co-Author, "Real Estate Leasing: Florida," 2012
 
Related Professional Experience
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LNR Property Corporation, Florida
 
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Sidley & Austin, Los Angeles
 

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Susanne  Zabloudil

Practice
Real Estate
Education
B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
J.D., DePaul University College of Law
Bar Admissions
Florida
California
 
 
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