Real Estate and Construction Law

Lamont R. Richardson, Shareholder with Parr Brown Gee & Loveless What is a Ground Lease? I often receive questions about what constitutes a financeable ground lease.  The answer is relatively simple – any ground lease that you can get financing on.  Although this response is a little “tongue-in-cheek,” it’s not far from the truth.  Different lenders focus on different aspects of a ground lease, and it’s not unusual for one lender to make a loan secured by a ground lease, while another insists that no lender would make a loan secured by the same ground lease. A loan secured by