Julia Rosequist real estate attorney. commercial real estate leasing acquisitions sales financing affordable housing economic development

Representative Matters

Landlord Representation for the Conversion and Leasing of Office and Lab Buildings

Representation of a landlord in all leasing within three office and life sciences buildings located in Cambridge, MA. In addition to leasing, advises the client on a range of agreements related to converting the existing office space into a mix of office and laboratory use.

Federal Realty Investment Trust Assembly Row Leasing and Expansion

Representation of Federal Realty Investment Trust in connection with office leasing for Assembly Row, a mixed-use property located in Somerville, MA. In addition to the leasing, advised the client on a proposed, future life science building for laboratory use.

Anchor Tenant Leasing for Air Rights Parcel

Representation of a large real estate developer in connection with a 275,000 sq. ft. office lease for the anchor tenant in a new construction building to be built on air rights parcel and leased from a governmental entity.

Office and Mixed-Use Leasing for Sophisticated Landlords

Representation of sophisticated landlords in connection with leasing across many downtown and suburban office and mixed-use properties.

Private Markets Firm Lease in Prominent Boston Location

Representation of a private markets firm as a tenant with a 250,000 sq. ft. lease in a prominent office building in Boston, MA. Assisted the client with negotiating substantial signage rights, expansion options and additional incentives.

Boston Children’s Hospital in the Acquisition and Management of Suburban Condominium Rights

Representation of Boston Children’s Hospital on all aspects of the acquisition and management of development rights, condominium units and a controlling interest in a condominium located in Needham, MA. This representation included negotiating permitting contingencies and amendments to the condominium documents.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Sale of Leasehold Interest in Life Sciences Building

Representation of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as the seller for the $458 million sale of a leasehold interest in a life science building. The transaction included a loan assumption and a so-called Section 467 rental agreement.

Higher Education and Medical Institution Real Estate Transactions

Representation of educational and medical institutions in complex transactional matters for marquis educational and medical institutions such as MIT, Harvard, Northeastern University and Boston Children’s Hospital. Advised clients in complex transactional matters including ground leases with private developers for the construction of student housing, as well as acquisitions and dispositions.

Global Life Insurance Company in Sale of Seven Property Real Estate Portfolio

Representation of a global life insurance company in the sale of a seven-property portfolio across six different states, including four leasebacks to the seller.

Phased Sale of a Florida Development Property

Representation of a retail owner and developer on the sale of a development property in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Sold in phases through a combination of master leases and purchase and sales contracts, the structure of the sale achieved the seller’s preferred schedule for executing a Section 1031 Exchange. In addition to advising the client on how to structure the sale to achieve the desired outcome, representation included drafting the purchase and sale agreements and master leases.