Yann H.H.  van Geertruyden

Yann H.H. van Geertruyden

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Representative Matters

Cross-Border Representation for Real Estate Development

Representation of a privately-owned, Canadian real estate development company in connection with its long-term ground leases, bond financing, tax and joint ventures across the United States and Canada. Our team helps this client with legal matters across many industries including real estate, multi-family, hospitality, retail, industrial and product manufacturing. 

Alternative Energy Projects in Retail Shopping Centers and Military Installments

Assists client with the structuring, negotiation and financing of alternative energy projects located in retail shopping centers and on military installations across the United States. These projects span both the military housing and commercial sectors and include both solar and combined heat and power energy generating facilities.

U.S. Real Estate Transactions for Canadian Residential Housing Company

Representation of a Canadian residential housing company in real estate transactions across the United States. Representation includes securitized bond financing to fund the acquisition and development of single family homes across the U.S.

Acquisitions and Dispositions for Private Equity Firm

Representation of private equity firm in connection with the acquisition and disposition of real estate-related assets throughout the United States. Draft and review purchase agreements and their underlying property leases so that the client may assess investments for purchasing portfolios.

Public-Private Joint Venture

Counsel to a public-private joint venture in the acquisition, leasing, development, construction, financing and operation of a residential housing portfolio, including the issuance of approximately $1.1B of taxable bonds over the course of seven phases of development.

Joint Venture Work Related to Residential Housing Portfolio

Counsel to a public-private joint venture in the acquisition, leasing, development, construction, financing and operation of a residential housing portfolio, including the negotiation of two fifty-year ground leases, the issuance of approximately $1B of taxable bonds and the formation of three subsidiaries.

Public-Private Joint Venture in Connection with a Residential Housing Portfolio

Counsel to a public-private joint venture in the acquisition, leasing, development, construction, financing and operation of a residential housing portfolio in the Mid-Atlantic region, including the issuance of approximately $500M of taxable bonds.

Real Estate Work for a Public-Private Joint Venture

Counsel to a public-private joint venture in the leasing, development, construction and operation of a residential housing portfolio in the Southeast region.

Developer Representation for Public-Private Transactions

Representation of developers in negotiations with local governments on public-private development transactions.

Lender Representation on Financing Matters

Representation of lenders on local financing matters in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia.