Jonathan Nichols acquisition disposition financing development and leasing of commercial real estate lawyer

Representative Matters

M&M Transport’s Sale to Schneider

Representation of M&M Transport Services, a dedicated contract carrier that provides specialty solutions for the retail and manufacturing verticals, on its sale to Schneider National, Inc., a premier multimodal provider of transportation, intermodal, and logistics services. The sale further complements Schneider’s Dedicated organic growth success and places Schneider on a glidepath toward $1.5 billion in annual Dedicated contract revenues and 6,500 Dedicated tractors in service to their valued customer base.

WS Development Office and Laboratory Leasing in the Seaport District

Representation of WS Development in the negotiation and drafting of leases for over 1.5 million square feet of office and laboratory space in the newly developed Seaport District of Boston.

Laboratory, Biomanufacturing, and Advanced Manufacturing Leasing for King Street Properties in Devens, Massachusetts

Representation of King Street Properties in the development and leasing of laboratory, biomanufacturing, and advanced manufacturing space at the Pathway Devens Campus in Devens, Massachusetts, including leases to tenants in the clean energy industry.

Representation of Casa Myrna on the Closing of the Acquisition and Financing of New Headquarters

Representation of Casa Myrna on the closing of the acquisition and financing of its new headquarters in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood. Casa Myrna is Boston’s largest provider of shelter and supportive services to survivors of domestic violence, providing safety, resources, advocacy and information since 1977.

Representation of Publicly Traded Biopharmaceutical Company in Leasing of Office and Lab Space for U.S. Headquarters

Representation of a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company in all aspects of the leasing of office and lab space for the company’s United States headquarters.

International Property Owner Repositioning and Leasing of Office Building

Representation of an international property owner in repositioning of Boston Financial District office building, including day-to-day management of the asset, the leasing of over 320,000 square feet of space, and the negotiation of a 150,000 square foot lease. 

International Life Insurance Company Acquisition of Office Building Portfolio

Representation of a global life insurance company in connection with the acquisition of an office building portfolio in the northeast and on the west coast.

Real Estate Investment and Management Firm Leasing of Class A Office Space

Representation of a real estate investment and management firm in connection with leasing of Class A office space in Boston, Massachusetts across multiple assets.

Global Asset Manager in Multifamily Property Acquisitions

Representation of a leading global asset manager in the acquisition and financing of multifamily properties in the eastern and southern United States, including the drafting and negotiation of closing and title documentation.

Publicly Traded REIT in Leasing Transactions

Represented publicly traded real estate investment trust in a transaction involving the ground lease/leaseback of approximately 700,000 square feet of medical office building space.  This representation involved the negotiation of complex reciprocal easement agreements and navigating regulatory concerns.

Global Life Insurance Company in $310M and $100M Mortgage Loan Financing

Represented a global life insurance company as lender in the $310M mortgage loan financing, and $100M mortgage loan financing of two premiere office properties in Boston, Massachusetts.

International Property Owner Repositioning and Leasing of Retail Building

Represented an international property owner in connection with a 45,000 square foot retail lease on Newbury Street in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood.

International Hotel Chain Development and Leasing

Represented international hotel chain in all aspects of the long-term air rights lease and development of a Boston hotel.  This representation involved the review, drafting and negotiation of complex title documents to provide access for construction and use of the leased premises.