Acquisitions and sales

The firm represents clients nationwide in the acquisition, development, management, operation and sale of the full range of real estate asset classes. Our work has involved office buildings, office parks, shopping centers, residential buildings, hotels and resort properties, mixed-use complexes, industrial properties, warehouses, and retail facilities. We also represent clients in net and ground lease, sale-leaseback and lease-financing transactions.

Below is a partial list of transactions of this type which the firm's lawyers have handled (please refer to the Terms of Use for more information).

  • $58 million sale of two commercial buildings on 57th Street, NYC to Vornado on behalf of German investor group

  • Acquisition of the Fitzpatrick Hotel on East 56th Street, NYC and Net Lease to British Airways on behalf of joint venture with publicly traded Singaporean entity

  • Conveyance of 32nd Street, NYC office building to AlRose Realty on behalf of domestic investor group

  • Acquisition and conduit loan financing of a Kentucky Apartment Complex on behalf of domestic investment fund

  • Structuring, documenting and negotiating management agreements for residential properties operated on behalf of a Mount Sinai Hospital affiliate

  • $24 million sale of Kentucky Office Complex to Cabot 1031 Investment LLC on behalf of domestic investment fund

  • Contract for acquisition of Indianapolis, IN Office Complex on behalf of domestic investment fund

  • Conveyance with retained profit participation in former Sign of the Dove assemblage site on Third Avenue, NYC to The Related Companies

  • Acquisition and net-leaseback of Pepsi HQ in Somers, NY on behalf of major NY real estate company

  • Sale of industrial facility in Pennsylvania to ProLogis on behalf of real estate opportunity fund client

  • Sale of a portfolio of Washington, D.C. Hotel properties to a Jones Lang/Kimpton joint venture on behalf of real estate opportunity fund joint venture

  • Sale of Kentucky apartment complex portfolio to Heitman Advisors on behalf of publicly traded master limited partnership

  • Multi-phase acquisition of development parcels in New Jersey on behalf of a joint venture between a regional developer and a global hotel and resort owner/operator

  • Acquisition of an integrated property development and construction company, together with inventory of improved, in-construction and undeveloped sites in New York and Florida on behalf of a listed real estate company

  • $140 million sale of shopping centers located throughout the United States for a major insurance company

  • Acquisition of air rights for expansion of major publishing company’s New York headquarters building

  • Acquisition and financing of three blockfronts for development of 600 residential units and ancillary retail space in New York City for a New York-based developer

  • Acquisition of six floors of condominiums at “Reebok” luxury development on Manhattan’s West Side on behalf of middle eastern investment group

  • Acquisition of The Mayfair Hotel, New York, and the Inn on the Park, Houston, Texas

  • Net lease to the domestic affiliate of a major foreign banking institution of midtown Manhattan property, and construction and design contracts on behalf of Canadian-based developer

  • Acquisition of assemblage in midtown Manhattan for development of a luxury condominium

  • Ground lease of midtown Manhattan retail/office building for conversion to and construction of boutique hotel