Sherin and Lodgen Represents Wellesley Bank in the Financing of 3 Solar Facilities in Massachusetts

Boston, MA, February 20, 2019  Sherin and Lodgen LLP’s Renewable Energy Practice Group represented Wellesley Bank, a Massachusetts-based banking and wealth management company, in the development of three solar facilities in Massachusetts. The facilities include a 385 kWh rooftop mounted facility in Canton, MA, a 340 kWh ground mounted facility in Uxbridge, MA, and a 480 kWh rooftop mounted facility in Plymouth, MA. The Sherin and Lodgen team was led by Bethany A. Bartlett, chair of the Group, and partner Beth A. Goldstein.

Bartlett focuses her practice on solar energy, representing lenders and developers. Her practice focuses on transactional real estate and includes project finance, the acquisition, disposition, leasing and financing of both developed and to-be-developed properties, including land use, zoning, title and permitting matters, as well as conservation and deed restrictions for the preservation of open space.

She has a specialty concentration in representing lenders in complex financing transactions, including Investment Tax Credit deals, as well as permanent financing for solar facilities.

Goldstein represents buyers, sellers, developers, and lenders in the sale, acquisition, financing, development, and leasing of commercial real estate throughout the country. Her clients are engaged in complex financing transactions including construction and permanent financing of solar facilities, New Markets, Historic and Low-Income Tax Credit financing, and hotel development. Goldstein’s leasing practice includes landlord and tenant representation in the leasing of industrial, retail, restaurant, and office space.

The national Renewable Energy Practice Group at Sherin and Lodgen represents lenders, developers, municipalities, and companies committed to sustainability through solar, wind, and energy storage initiatives. Clients rely on our experience in financing, development, leasing, environmental, zoning, and permitting to navigate this ever-changing market and accomplish their business goals. In particular, the group assists lenders in navigating the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program.

About Wellesley Bank

Wellesley Bank, a premier banking and wealth management company, has been serving Wellesley and the greater Boston area for over 100 years. Their team of highly experienced and knowledgeable bankers provide exceptional and trusted advice to successful individuals, families, businesses, private partnerships, nonprofit organizations, foundations, and trusts. They do so with the greatest degree of personal attention and confidentiality.

About Sherin and Lodgen LLP

Sherin and Lodgen is a mid-sized Boston law firm specializing in real estate, litigation, business law, and employment. With over 40 attorneys, the firm handles complex matters, while providing responsive, senior-level attention to every matter.  Known for its effective, efficient and focused representation, Sherin and Lodgen delivers sophisticated analysis and a high touch service by developing an in-depth understanding of clients' business goals, issues, concerns and emerging industry trends.

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