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Hotel and Hospitality Industry Finance

ZEK represents domestic and international hotel developers, owners and management companies, restauranteurs, and other hospitality industry businesses and lenders to this industry including financing sources.

The Firm has represented hotel developers and owners in the financing, acquisition and sale of existing hotels as well as the development of new hotels. Our attorneys have substantial experience in sophisticated real estate and finance transactions as well as in the negotiation of franchise agreements and management contracts and in other issues particular to hotels and motels. We have handled union arbitrations for hotels in New York City and the hospitality industry before The National Labor Relations Board involving management-union issues.

ZEK likewise has represented numerous lenders to restaurant owners and food service providers, including franchisees of several restaurant chains in connection with various types of leasing and construction arrangements.