Hospitality & Recreation

Representative Matters

Acquisition of Wharfside Village in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

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.

Acquisition of Taj Hotel in Boston, MA

Representation of the buyer of the historic Taj Boston Hotel, through a stock purchase transfer.

Boston Properties Development of Marriott World Headquarters and Marriott Flagship Demonstration Hotel in Bethesda, MD

Representation of Boston Properties in connection with the development of the Marriott World Headquarters and the Marriott Flagship Demonstration Hotel in Bethesda, MD.

CrossHarbor Capital Partners LLC Hotel Management Agreement Negotiations

Representation of CrossHarbor Capital Partners LLC in negotiating multiple luxury hotel management agreements for their real estate portfolio in Big Sky, Montana.

Hyatt $112M Disposition of Hyatt Regency Boston Hotel

Representation of Hyatt in connection with the $112M sale of the Hyatt Regency Boston Hotel to Chesapeake Lodging Trust.

Joint Venture Acquisition, Development and Forward Sale of Thompson Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Representation of joint venture in the land acquisition, development, forward sale and leaseback of a Thompson Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Korea Exchange Bank $115M Refinancing of Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.

Representation of Korea Exchange Bank providing the $115 million refinancing of the Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.

Massachusetts Convention Center Authority Issuance of RFP for Development of Two Hotels

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.

Mirbeau Hospitality Acquisition, Financing, Development and Branding of Mirbeau Inn and Spa in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Representation of Mirbeau Hospitality in the acquisition, financing, development and branding of a new Mirbeau Inn and Spa in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Pyramid Hotel Group Disposition of Temple Bar Hotel in Dublin, Ireland

Representation of Pyramid Hotel Group in the sale, as a structured stock transfer, of the Temple Bar Hotel located in Dublin, Ireland.

Pyramid Hotel Group Leveraged Investment Transaction with TZP Group

Representation of Pyramid Hotel Group in connection with a leveraged investment transaction in which TZP Group acquired a majority interest in PHG company.

Pyramid Hotel Group Liquor License Applications and Transfers

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.

Qatari Investment Firm $52.4M Acquisition of Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Representation of a Qatari investment firm in connection with its $52.4M 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.