Hospitality & Recreation

Representative Experience

  • Representation of Korea Exchange Bank providing the $115 million refinancing of the Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.
  • Representation of a Qatari investment firm in connection with its $52.4 million acquisition of a 161-room, full-service hotel in Washington, D.C.’s Farragut district. And the $32.4 million purchase money loan from Bank of America.
  • Representation of Boston Properties in connection with the development of the Marriott World Headquarters and the Marriott Flagship Demonstration Hotel in Bethesda, MD.
  • Representation of the buyer of the historic Taj Boston Hotel, through a stock purchase transfer.
  • Representation of the buyer of fee and leasehold interests in Wharfside Village, a retail, restaurant and residential development in Cruz Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, including CMBS acquisition financing.
  • Representation of joint venture in the land acquisition, development, forward sale and leaseback of a Thompson Hotel in Washington, D.C.
  • Coordinated the transfer of existing liquor licenses and applications for new liquor licenses at over 25 hotels acquired or managed by affiliates of the Pyramid Hotel Group and located across the country.
  • Representation of Pyramid Hotel Group in the sale, as a structured stock transfer, of the Temple Bar Hotel located in Dublin, Ireland.
  • Representation of Pyramid Hotel Group in connection with a leveraged investment transaction in which TZP Group acquired a majority interest in PHG Company.
  • Representation of the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority in the issuance of an RFP for two upper mid-scale hotels to be developed on public land as part of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston’s Seaport District; negotiation of a Development Agreement, Ground Lease and Room Block Agreements with the designated developer, who ultimately built an Aloft and an Element on the site.
  • Representation of CrossHarbor Capital Partners LLC in negotiating multiple luxury hotel management agreements for their real estate portfolio in Big Sky, Montana.
  • Representation of Mirbeau Hospitality in the acquisition, financing, development and branding of a new Mirbeau Inn and Spa in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
  • Representation of Hyatt in connection with the $112 Million sale of the Hyatt Regency Boston Hotel to Chesapeake Lodging Trust.