Scott A. Specht

Scott Specht has more than 30 years of experience in the real property area, with emphasis on real estate secured lending and loan restructurings, corporate real estate services, and real property acquisitions and dispositions. He has represented a variety of lenders, including national banks, life insurance companies, and CMBS loan originators, in connection with complex loan originations and loan restructurings and workouts. Scott's corporate real estate services practice consists primarily of handling the acquisition, disposition, financing, development, and leasing of real property and includes the representation of companies in major build-to-suit and build-to-lease projects. He leads the Real Estate Practice in Jones Day's Atlanta Office.

Scott represents KeyBank National Association in connection with a syndicated loan restructuring and workouts involving a large construction loan facility secured by a mixed-use commercial project located in the Southeast United States. He recently completed the sale for Rose Hall Resort, L.P. of the Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall, Jamaica to Playa Hotels & Resorts. Scott also has represented Basis Real Estate Capital, Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, MetLife, Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds, RFA Management, and Tivoli Properties. [1]