Primary counsel to a publicly traded healthcare REIT in connection with the acquisition of multiple senior living and skilled care facilities located throughout the U.S.
Represented a major international corporation in connection with the sale of approximately fifty retail properties and the sale of multiple retail assets located throughout the U.S.
Represented a major international corporation in connection with the disposition of hundreds of service station properties.
Numerous lawsuits and arbitrations arising out of the negotiation, execution and/or implementation of purchase and sale agreements concerning real estate.
Single Property Purchases/Sales
Represented a joint venture comprised of public and private investors in the sale of a Class A office building.
Represented a joint venture comprised of domestic and international funds in the sale of a mixed-use high-rise on Chicago's Michigan Avenue.
Represented investment funds in connection with the purchase of properties leased to agencies of the U.S. government.
Served as counsel to a private company in the build-to-suit development and sale of an approximately 1.5 million square foot warehouse facility.
Represented a government sponsored fund in connection with the sale of retail shopping centers.
Corporate Real Estate Matters
Represented an international communications company in connection with the development of a primary U.S. data center.
Represented an international oil company in connection with its disposition of bulk plant properties.
Represented communications companies in connection with tower sales transactions.
Represented an international corporation in connection with development incentive agreements with public and quasi-public bodies throughout the U.S.
Served as primary counsel to foreign luxury goods tenants in connection with the negotiation of leases and the build-out of flagship retail stores in numerous locations throughout the U.S., including on Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, New York, on Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, and in Las Vegas and Honolulu.
Served as primary counsel to a landlord in connection with the negotiation of industrial build-to-suit leases in the aggregate in excess of fifteen million square feet locations throughout the U.S.
Served as primary counsel in connection with the negotiation of a long-term lease of a commercial building on Madison Avenue, New York.
Served as primary counsel to tenants in connection with the negotiation of retail leases in shopping centers and outlet malls throughout the U.S.
Represented a landlord in connection with the negotiation of leases with high-end retail tenants.
Various matters relating to disputes over the negotiation, execution and implementation of leases and leasing arrangements.
Capital Market Transactions
Represented a publicly traded REIT in the formation of a joint venture with a publicly traded financial institution and global investor.
Represented a publicly traded REIT in the formation of a multi-million dollar net lease co-investment program for long-term single tenant net lease industrial properties throughout the U.S.
Represented a publicly traded REIT in the formation of four joint venture arrangements with a public pension fund with aggregate investments of approximately $2 billion.
Represented a telecommunications company in connection with its development of customer call centers, switching centers, logistics facilities and office facilities.
Represented the U.S. division of an international corporation in connection with build-to-suit transactions.
Served as primary counsel to a publicly traded REIT in connection with build-to-suit leases and turn-key construction agreements in industrial facilities across the U.S.
Represented a publicly traded REIT in lot assemblage and development of infrastructure improvements on, and entitlements for, a multi-acre parcel.
Represented a foreign owner in negotiation and preparation of design agreement with a world-renowned architect for the design of a museum in Paris, France.
Represented communications companies relative to complex zoning hearings and disputes.
Major litigation and associated arbitration relating to a dispute between joint venturers of major office building development in midtown Manhattan.
Numerous real estate disputes arising from the design and construction of large office buildings and residential towers.
Numerous design and construction defect cases involving large residential, commercial and industrial facilities.
Workouts & Restructurings
Represented a lender in connection with the restructuring of a mortgage loan with an outstanding principal balance in excess of $100 million; the loan was secured by mortgages on retail centers located in over ten different states and involved the sale or repayment of a portion of the loan, foreclosure actions, non-judicial sales, and taking of deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure on other properties.
Represented a lender in connection with the restructuring of loans with an outstanding principal balance in excess of $100 million, secured by partially completed condominium projects located in several states.
Represented a buyer in connection with the purchase of indebtedness with an original principal balance in excess of $100 million secured by mortgages on 60 properties in 20 states.
313-317 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California
Primary real estate counsel representing an LVMH affiliate in connection with the acquisition of a 30 year ground lease and option to purchase a luxury retail property at 313-317 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California.
420 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California
Primary real estate counsel representing LVMH in the successful negotiation and purchase of luxury retail property at 420 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California.
American Realty Advisors
Serve as outside counsel in connection with real estate acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, financing transactions and asset management matters.
Bank of America
Acted as primary outside counsel to Bank of America in the negotiation and documentation of new loan facilities, modifications of syndicated revolving lines of credit and other debt restructurings.
Bulgari Fifth Avenue Flagship, New York
Primary real estate counsel representing Bulgari Corporation of America in the successful renegotiation of the lease for their North American Flagship store in the Crown Building at 730 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York.
First Industrial Realty Trust
Acted as primary outside counsel to First Industrial Realty Trust in connection with its real estate acquisitions and dispositions, developments and leasing transactions.
High Street Equity Advisors
Serves as outside counsel to High Street Equity Advisors (and its discretionary funds) in connection with its acquisitions, dispositions, financings and leasing transactions.
Miami Design District Associates, LLC
Representation of Miami Design District Associates in connection with the preparation of a lease form for its new luxury shopping center development, Design District Center, in Miami, Florida; and in connection with the leasing of several anchor and key tenant leases for the development.
Sephora USA Leasing Matters
Representation of Sephora in connection with the leasing of retail store space in:
5 Times Square in New York, New York;
Kalakaua Avenue in Honolulu, Hawaii;
Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles, California; and
Plaza Las Americas in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Ventas: 353 North Clark Street Lease
Representation of Ventas in connection with leasing of 59,000 square feet of office space at 353 North Clark Street for its new Chicago regional office.
Ventas: Senior Housing Facilities
Representation of Ventas in connection with the purchase of over $1 billion of new senior housing facilities in an novel RIDEA structure. This included negotiating the terms of transferring facility operations to a Ventas taxable REIT subsidiary and entering into management agreements with a third-party manager.
Ventas: Skilled Nursing Facilities
Representation of Ventas in connection with the lease of a portfolio of over 50 skilled nursing facilities to multiple tenants within a 3-month time span.
Serve as outside counsel to Westcore Properties in connection with its real estate acquisition and disposition transactions.