Real Estate

Retail Leasing

Representative Matters

Leasing and Redevelopment of Retail Shopping Centers

Representation of a private equity real estate investment firm in the leasing and redevelopment of retail shopping centers in multiple U.S. states, including complex redevelopment-related leases and lease amendments.

Leasing and Development of Retail Shopping Centers in Texas

Representation of a joint venture partner in the leasing and development of numerous retail shopping centers in Texas, including big-box fitness center leases with NFL-affiliated and other national fitness center tenants.

Optical Retailer Leases

Representation of an optical retailer in various in-line retail leases in multiple U.S. states.

Department Store Chain Subleasing

Representation of a department store chain in the subleasing of big-box retail buildings located in multiple U.S. states.

National Developer in Numerous Retail Leasing Matters for Shopping Centers

Representation of a national developer in numerous retail leasing matters for shopping centers in multiple U.S. states, including: the negotiation of a big-box lease in Simi Valley, CA with a national movie theater chain; a restaurant lease in Downey, CA with a national franchisor; and a ground lease in Highland Village, TX with a national bank.

National Movie Theatre Chain Multiple Leases

Negotiation, on behalf of a national movie theater chain, of several leases in multiple states, including a ground lease in Virginia for a joint venture with a bowling chain.

National Home Improvement Retailer Subleases

Negotiation, on behalf of a national big-box home improvement retailer, of subleases for four big-box properties located in three states to a national big-box garden supply retailer.

Brixmor

Represent Brixmor in matters in all four regions for which Brixmor has a presence. Representation of Brixmor includes ground leases with restaurants, banks and service oriented users as well as anchor and junior anchor boxes with national tenants. 

Leasing of Hundreds of Mixed-Use and Lifestyle Centers and Shopping Malls

Leasing of hundreds of mixed-use and lifestyle centers and enclosed shopping malls, such as:

  • CambridgeSide Galleria, Cambridge, MA
  • Chestnut Hill Square, Newton, MA
  • Centennial Lakes, Edina, MN
  • Garden City Center, Cranston, RI
  • Hingham Shipyard, Hingham, MA
  • Legacy Place, Dedham, MA
  • Lynnfield Crossing, Lynnfield, MA
  • Northborough Crossing, Northborough, MA
  • Patriot Place, Foxboro, MA
  • Prudential Center, Boston, MA
  • Reston Town Center, Reston, VA
  • South Bay Center, Boston, MA
  • The Loop, Kissimmee, FL
  • The Loop, Methuen, MA
  • The Shoppes at Derby Street, Hingham, MA
  • Wisconsin Place, Chevy Chase, MD

Nationwide Leasing for Retailers

Representation of a wide range of retailers in connection with their retail stores across the country and internationally into malls, outlets, shopping centers and more, including: 

  • Bose
  • CarMax, Inc.
  • Soft Surroundings
  • Tory Burch 
  • Vince

FatFace Expansion into the United States

Representation of FatFace United Kingdom, a lifestyle clothing and accessories retailer on their expansion into the United States with leases for retail space in Portland, Maine, Lynnfield, Massachusetts, and Newport, Rhode Island. 

Landlords in Complex Leasing Negotiations with Major Brand Name Big Box Retailers

Representation of landlords in complex big box leasing negotiations for major brand name retailers such as Bed, Bath and Beyond, Best Buy, Burlington, DSW, Nordstrom Rack, Ross Stores, Saks Off Fifth, Staples, Ulta and the TJX Companies including their Homegoods, Homesense, Marshalls, and TJ Maxx concepts.

WS Development Seaport Square Boston, MA

Representation of WS Development in its acquisition, development, financing, and leasing of more than 1.5 million square feet of retail in Boston’s Seaport District, which lies at the heart of Boston's waterfront redevelopment and is the largest urban redevelopment project in New England. The project includes the 23-acre Seaport Square, which will ultimately grow to 6.3 million square feet of retail, dining, residential, office, hotel and cultural uses. Seaport Square is a transit-oriented development involving substantial construction and connecting to existing MBTA stations and tunnel structures, and significant coordination with transit agencies.

Hamleys, Ardene, LXR & Co., EXKi U.S. Expansion

Representation of a wide range of foreign retailers in connection with their expansion into North America. A sampling of these clients includes Hamleys, Ardene, LXR & Co., and EXKi.

Mixed-Use Leasing for North America’s Largest Publicly Traded Owner and Operator of Open-Air Shopping Centers

Representation of North America’s largest publicly traded owner and operator of open-air shopping centers in connection with leasing of the 1 million square-foot retail component of a mixed-use project being developed on 100 acres in Florida.

Federal Realty Investment Trust

Represent Federal Realty Investment Trust in retail and office leasing at Assembly Row, a cohesive shop, dine, work, live and play property located in Somerville, MA. This multi-phased project is a mixed-use property that is transit oriented. Major retail tenants include an AMC Theater, Legoland Discovery Center, Saks Off 5th, as well as a variety of other retail, fitness and restaurant uses, including Legal Seafoods and Earl’s, a Canadian restaurant entering the US. Represent Federal Realty Investment Trust in leases with national and regional anchor and junior anchor tenants throughout their East Coast portfolio. 

WS Development Leasing in MA and FL

Represent WS Development in connection with retail and office leasing throughout its diverse portfolio, including:

  • the new Seaport Square Project in Boston, MA, which is a 7.5 million square foot mixed-used retail, office, residential, and hospitality project featuring distinctive public parks and amenities;
  • the Royal Poinciana Plaza, which is an approximately 190,000 sq. ft. of high end, boutique retail shopping in Palm Beach, FL;
  • Hyde Park Village in Tampa, FL;
  • The Street Chestnut Hill in Brookline, MA; and 
  • Market Street in Lynnfield, MA.