Josias "Joe" Dewey is a partner in Holland & Knight's Miami office. He practices in the area of real estate finance, commercial leasing and the acquisition and sale of real estate assets. He regularly represents commercial banks, life insurance companies and other financial institutions in commercial lending and restructuring transactions, including construction and permanent financing of office buildings, mixed-use developments, hotels and condominiums. Dewey has substantial experience in syndicated and A/B note structured construction lending, representing both lead lenders and participant lenders. Dewey also has extensive experience representing landlords and tenants in Florida and nationally for a variety of purposes; including general office, retail and industrial space. Dewey regularly represents developers in the acquisition, sale and development of commercial properties. Dewey teaches Real Estate Transactions, a course that covers basic real estate purchase and sale transactions from broker agreements and the negotiation and drafting of contracts through closing the transaction.