Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Ben Pecar concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate and corporate law, including real estate development, leasing and financing transactions and providing general corporate advisory services. Clients appreciate that Ben makes an investment in understanding their businesses and is proactive in helping them realize their distinct goals while safeguarding their bottom line.
Ben counsels real estate developers, owners and operators in connection with the acquisition, financing, construction, leasing and/or sale of their projects. This work includes structuring deals, negotiating joint ventures, sale and leaseback transactions, leasing, financing and virtually all other aspects of real estate projects.
As part of the firm’s Real Estate, Corporate and Financial Services teams, Ben’s approach is to find practical solutions to client problems and to navigate clients through the hurdles typical of sophisticated transactions. Ben has been representing developers and operators of office, retail, hotel, medical office, hospital, industrial and other real estate projects for in excess of 30 years.
Ben also represents numerous privately held companies in connection with the acquisition and/or sale of their businesses, succession planning, equity and debt financing, leveraged buyouts and other general corporate matters. In addition, he has represented an array of banks and financial institutions in many types of financing transactions, including secured and unsecured loans, asset based loans and project finance transactions.
Moreover, Ben has worked with numerous utility and utility-related companies assisting with their real estate and transactional needs, including structuring trade credit arrangements. Ben seeks to remain an effective negotiator and stays well-versed in current market trends; he uses that data to help clients inform their decisions. Ben enjoys helping his clients achieve their goals, while maximizing their time and resources and improving overall efficiencies and value.