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Representative Matters

Admission of New Partner to 5-star Mandarin Hotel and Luxury Residential and Retail Development

Admission of new partner to 5-star Mandarin Hotel and luxury residential and retail development in full redemption of one development partner and partial redemption of another, after separating out the residential condominium component of the project.

Created a Fund Organized as a Limited Partnership

Created a fund organized as a limited partnership, with a private offering of $50 million of limited partner interests, to invest through a joint venture with a hotel operator in hotel acquisition opportunities. 

Negotiated a Series of Transactions

Negotiated a series of transactions that separated the ownership and control of approximately 15 substantial operating real estate assets between our client and a close family member.

Planned a Deferred Like-Kind Exchange

Planned a deferred like-kind exchange in which our client disposed of developed property in exchange for land where a “build to suit” development occurred during the 180 day like-kind deferral period. 

Representation of a Hotel Owner and Management Company

Representation of a hotel owner and management company in connection with the sale of a portion of the business. Helped the client to reorganize existing property and ownership components and restructure the business to accommodate the needs of the new majority owner of the business. Additionally, worked on the implementation of a phantom stock plan for the executives of the restructured business.

Representation of a Private Real estate Investment and Management Firm

Representation of a private real estate investment and management firm in connection with the acquisition, equity financing and sale of multiple life science real estate properties. The properties range from ground-up development to redevelopment of existing space into lab/office use for multiple tenants.

Represented a Group of Real Estate Developers in a Joint Venture

Represented a group of real estate developers in a joint venture for development of 184 apartment units on 5 acres in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Represented a Limited Liability Company

Represented a limited liability company selling a controlling interest to a new partner in a transaction designed to fit within a safe harbor to the disguised sale rules. 

Represented a Massachusetts-based Developer and Manager of Affordable Housing

Represented a Massachusetts-based developer and manager of affordable housing on the successful sale of a multi-property portfolio in one of the largest affordability preservation transactions in the Commonwealth’s history.

Represented a Real Estate Developer

Represented a real estate developer in joint venture including a developer of adjacent parcels and two groups of existing property owners for mixed use new construction project in dense urban location.

Represented a Retail Real Estate Developer

Represented a retail real estate developer in joint venture with existing owner of 240,000 sq.ft. mall property to extend ground lease, re-tenant and re-develop without “phantom income” for existing owner.

Represented a Retail Real Estate Developer

Represented a retail real estate developer in joint venture with residential real estate developer for multi-phase mixed-use new construction project.

Represented a Fund Purchasing Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

Represented a fund purchasing low-income housing tax credits in a rehabilitation project with four layers of debt, including tax-exempt bonds.