Jim Shipe real estate lawyer investors, developers and corporate clients in the acquisition, financing, leasing and sale of real estate assets.

James A. Shipe

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Jim Shipe real estate lawyer investors, developers and corporate clients in the acquisition, financing, leasing and sale of real estate assets.

Representative Matters

Atlas Capital Group Acquisition and Financing of 15 Park Row, New York City

Representation of Atlas Capital Group, LLC in the acquisition and financing of 15 Park Row, a 31 story, 335-unit apartment building with ground-floor commercial space in New York City. The building was completed in 1899 and until 1908 it was New York City’s tallest building and the tallest office building in the world.

AXA IM Alts and its Affiliates in one of the Largest Industrial Portfolio Acquisitions of 2020

Representation of AXA IM Alts and its affiliates in one of the largest industrial portfolio acquisitions of 2020. The portfolio consists of 27 assets in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Central New Jersey, Dallas, South Florida, Southern New Jersey and Atlanta. In a significant step in its strategy to grow a U.S. wide logistics platform, AXA IM Alts, on behalf of clients and through a joint venture with Cabot Properties, Inc., acquired the 7,984,000 s/f portfolio for approximately $875 million, through a share purchase of a REIT previously managed by Cabot Properties. Representation included all matters related to property diligence, structuring, joint venture, purchase, financing, tax and environmental considerations of the property, including tax and structuring issues relating to cross-border investments.

AXA Investment Managers Joint Venture to Acquire Multifamily Property

Representation of AXA Investment Managers to negotiate a joint venture with a real estate management company to acquire a large multifamily property. Also represented the client with the property management agreements and acquisition financing documents.

Rockefeller Group Real Estate Transactions

Representation of Rockefeller Group in connection with the $217M sale of an office building as a private REIT and an off-shore joint venture with a local developer for the $250M development of a 400,000 square foot office building in Virginia.