Master Planning for Real Estate Developments
Representation of a Canadian private equity real estate fund and public company in connection with master planning for developments in the southwestern region of the United States. Helps the client with joint venture equity investments and loans to acquire and develop properties.
Complex Development Work for Privately-Owned Real Estate Investment Firm
Representation of a privately-owned real estate investment firm with all aspects of a complex development project. The firm handles all of the real estate, land acquisition, development, master planning, environmental and financing aspects of this immense project which includes 18 parcels across 5.2 million sq. ft. of development property, including two million square feet of commercial space, three million square feet of residential space, lab space, office, multi-family, retail, a park, and public amenities. Also negotiated with public transportation authorities for expansion of services and land exchanges.
Retail Leasing Real Estate Developer
Representation of WS Development in connection with the leasing of retail properties. Helps the client with lifestyle shopping centers, as well as mixed-use space in both urban and suburban locations.
Purchase and Sale of Office Buildings for Real Estate Development Company
Representation of a real estate development company in connection with the purchase and sale of office buildings, handling all related purchase and sales agreements, contracts and closing documents.
Office Leasing in Urban Markets
Representation of a real estate investment company in connection with their office leasing for properties in urban markets.
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.