Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame: Alan Scheufler from Ulmer and Bern


Each year, Midwest Real Estate News inducts a new class into its Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame. Last year – despite the challenges it brought – was no exception. Here’s a look at one of our newest Hall of Fame members, Alan Scheufler, partner at a law firm. Ulmer & Bern in Cleveland.

Alan Scheufler has achieved some of the highest honors in his legal career, earning the highest rating, AV Preeminent, of Martindale-Hubbell, and being named one of America’s top lawyers in banking and financial law.

This is not surprising to Scheufler’s peers and clients. They know that this business, finance and real estate lawyer with over 34 years of experience works tirelessly to achieve the best results for his clients. They also understand that Scheufler has a keen legal mind and a willingness to constantly educate himself on new trends and issues.

Scheufler’s practice focuses on lenders who have complex credit issues and borrowers who need financing to continue their business but also need a hands-on, solution-oriented approach. He represents large financial institutions, community banks, investment funds, and borrowers and developers. He has handled financial transactions such as equity investments, syndications, club-deals, lines of credit, term loans, real estate acquisitions, real estate construction loans and refinancings.

Private and mid-sized business owners and developers also turn to Scheufler when they need to maximize the value of their investments, grow their businesses, create jobs, or increase profits.

Scheufler also has experience with other real estate development finance tools, including incremental tax financing, historic tax credits, new market tax credits, and other sources of funding for business expansion, real estate development and brownfield cleanup.

Why has Scheufler been so successful? He emphasizes his concern for giving practical advice to clients.

“My focus is on providing practical solutions based on deep experience that the owner or developer can consider,” he said. “Sometimes practical business solutions are far superior to technical legal solutions. “

While Scheufler has built a flourishing legal career, he has also found the time to give back to his community. He served as President of Growth Capital Corporation from 2017 to present, and was also Vice President of the organization from 2005 to 2016. He has also served as President, Vice President and Board Member for the Brecksville School District. Broadview Heights. education.

In his spare time, Scheufler enjoys traveling with his family, exploring US national parks, and volunteering with non-profit groups.

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