Robert Goldman Rimôn Falkenfort

Robert Goldman


Chicago, USA

Bob Goldman concentrates his law practice emphasizing real estate development, financing, equity raises, investment and joint venture structuring, leasing and federal and state housing programs.

Mr. Goldman’s practice encompasses all aspects of commercial real estate development and financing, and he represents developers in residential, retail, hotel, office and industrial development.   This work includes site acquisition, infrastructure, construction, leasing, sales and financing, including balance sheet loans, CMBS loans and mezzanine lending.  Mr. Goldman has extensive experience in joint venture formation, structured finance and private equity investments in development projects.

Mr. Goldman is also experienced in zoning and entitlements, tax increment financing, low-income housing tax credits and new market tax credit transactions.  He has been involved as well in EB-5 financing transactions for a number of commercial projects as well as creation and representation of Regional Centers involved with EB-5 transactions.  Mr. Goldman is also experienced in projects involving State and Federal programs including FHA, FNMA and other state and federal assisted projects.  Mr. Goldman also handled a number of military base closure projects including developments in Illinois, Virgina and Florida from acquisition to development of multi-use projects developed on closed-military base projects.

Some examples of Mr. Goldman’s experience and involvement in complex real estate projects include: work as part of the team representing the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in redevelopment of the World Trade Center Site including development of Towers 1, 3 and 4; the redevelopment of Old Cook County Hospital into multi-use phases consisting of residential, commercial and hotel uses; development of the Madden Wells and Stateway Housing Projects in Chicago into private uses in connection with the Chicago Housing Authority and HUD privatization initiative;  development and financing of the Hyatt Centric Chicago Loop and the Wit hotels in Chicago;  development, financing and leasing of Cummins Station offices and related commercial uses in Nashville, Tennessee; and redevelopment of Fort Sheridan in Highland Park and Highwood, Illinois as part of the base closure transaction turning that old military base into residential, condominium, retail and recreational uses.

  • Rimon P.C. (Partner)
  • University of Michigan (J.D.)
  • University of Michigan (B.A.)
  • Most recently, he is recommended in Legal 500, which comments that he practices “at the very highest level,” and is listed in the 2008 and 2009 editions of the International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers and the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, published by Who’s Who Legal.