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Working in the commercial real estate industry since 2006, Colin Lynch represents and advises institutional property owners, entrepreneurial investors and developers in all aspects of acquisition, financing, development and leasing, locally and throughout the United States. He has extensive experience representing lenders in the acquisition, construction and refinancing of multifamily housing and healthcare facilities, as well as national commercial lenders in FHA financing utilizing low-income housing tax credits.

Colin’s practice focuses on advising clients regarding various types of commercial real property, including commercial, mixed-use, office buildings, retail/shopping centers, automotive dealerships, hotels and resorts, and large-scale/multi-unit residential apartment properties.

While checklists are a part of any real estate transaction, Colin takes the time to prioritize the most important elements to ensure the precise outcome his clients are expecting. His attention to detail and comprehensive knowledge of real estate transactions allows him to add value to any deal he’s involved with.

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association Forum on Housing and Community Development Law
  • Member, American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trusts, and Estate Law
  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member, DC Bar Real Property Section
  • Represented the developer on a series of new construction loans for affordable and market-rate housing projects in Washington, DC featuring bond financing from the District of Columbia Housing Financing Agency, Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, the negotiation of ground leases, and the negotiation of various easements and shared use agreements
  • Represented the lender on a portfolio of HUD-insured refinance loans on project located throughout Maryland and Northern Virginia
  • Represented the lender in closing of a HUD-insured substantial rehabilitation for project featuring low-income housing tax credits, historic preservation tax credits, tax-exempt bonds, and various sources of subordinate debt
  • Represented the Borrower on two Fannie Mae backed loans which included the release of housing authority debt and the extension of a PILOT agreement