Office and Mixed-Use Leasing for Sophisticated Landlords
Representation of sophisticated landlords in connection with leasing for downtown and suburban office and mixed-used properties.
Represented Federal Realty Investment Trust in Acquisition and Joint Venture for a $345M Shopping Center Portfolio
Represented Federal Realty Investment Trust in connection with the acquisition of and joint venture for a $345M portfolio of shopping centers in Los Angeles, California.
Loans for Repositioning of Office, Multifamily and Mixed-Use Properties
Representation of a private lender in connection with loans intended to reposition office, multifamily and mixed-use properties across the United States.
Leases for Tenants Relocating
Representation of tenants in leases involving the relocation and expansion of company headquarters, development of new buildings and sale-leaseback transactions.
Samuels & Associates Fenway Developments
Representation of Samuels & Associates in the development of multiple mixed-use projects involving retail, multifamily, office and tech/innovation elements. The firm has worked with this client to develop more than one-and-a-half million sq. ft. of new mixed-use development in the iconic Fenway neighborhood of Boston. The firm handles all of the permitting, zoning and land use, real estate structuring, development, and leasing for Samuels’ Fenway developments.
Public REIT Financing of Retail Plaza in El Segundo, CA
Representation of a public real estate investment trust in connection with their $125M financing of a retail plaza in El Segundo, CA.
Major Lending Institutions Mortgage Loans Secured by Office, Multifamily and Retail Properties
Representation of major lending institutions in connection with mortgage loans secured by a variety of office, multifamily and retail properties nationwide.
Harvard University Development, Land Use and Zoning
Representation of Harvard University in connection with its master plan, zoning and development approvals in Boston.
Real Estate Developers Permitting for Multifamily, Office and Mixed-Use Projects
Representation of real estate developers in connection with the permitting for multifamily, office and mixed-use developments in Cambridge and Boston.
Transactions for Buyers and Sellers of Commercial Real Estate
Representation of buyers and sellers in single asset and portfolio acquisitions and dispositions across the country.
Tremont Mortgage Trust $14.8M First Mortgage Bridge Loan
Representation of Tremont Mortgage Trust in connection with a $14.8M first mortgage bridge loan to refinance 2 Overhill Road, a 62,000 square foot 4-story office building in Scarsdale, NY.
Starwood Property Trust Financing of Hotel Commonwealth
Representation of Starwood Property Trust in connection with the financing of Hotel Commonwealth at Kenmore Square.
Tremont Mortgage Trust $40.4M First Mortgage Bridge Loan
Representation of Tremont Mortgage Trust in connection with a $40.4M first mortgage bridge loan to finance the acquisition of the Hampton Inn JKF, a 216-key, 13-story hotel adjacent to the John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Tremont Mortgage Trust $30M First Mortgage Bridge Loan
Representation of Tremont Mortgage Trust in connection with a $30 million first mortgage bridge loan for Finley Point in Downers Grove, Illinois.
King Street Properties & Carlyle Group Sale of Life Science Assets for $151 Million
Representation of King Street Properties, one of the largest private owners of life science-oriented real estate in the U.S., on the sale with its partner The Carlyle Group of two life sciences properties in Framingham, MA for $151,000,000.
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.