Commercial Real Estate

Representation of equity interests in redevelopment and ownership restructuring of a $150 million Class A office project in downtown Detroit, Michigan.

Development of a 145-acre light industrial park in southern New Jersey, including negotiating joint-venture documents for the development entity, a redevelopment agreement with the local redevelopment authority, and construction and use agreements concerning a 400,000 gallon water tower serving the industrial park and neighboring communities.

Representation of institutional lenders and borrowers in over $200 million in work-outs of office, industrial and hotel projects, including negotiation of pre-work-out and forbearance agreements and loan modification agreements, disposition of borrower assets, coordination of bankruptcy court, title and survey, leasing and property management matters.

A $65 million power center developed on a ground lease in suburban Portland, Oregon, including 300,000 square feet of retail space and 10,000 square feet of office space.

A $100 million power center in suburban Tampa, Florida, which includes a national department store and 250,000 square feet of retail space.

A $75 million Jewel/Target-anchored shopping center in north suburban Chicago, Illinois, including 250,000 square feet of retail space and several outlots.

Representation of remainderman in 101-site national restaurant portfolio, including disposition, financing and related ongoing matters.

A Harris Teeter-anchored project in suburban Washington, D.C., including 125,000 square feet of retail space and outlots.

Representation of national developer in several multi-state, multi-property real estate purchase and sale transactions, including $100 million, 5-site retail portfolio, $75 million, 7-site industrial portfolio, $85 million, 4-site office portfolio, and related sale, financing, development, leasing and property management matters.

A $100 million Jewel-anchored center in south suburban Chicago, Illinois, including 400,000 square feet of retail space and several outlots. A Dominick’s-anchored project in north suburban Chicago, Illinois, including 200,000 square feet of retail space and outlots.

Representation of owner participant in $130 million, 30-store leveraged sale-leaseback with estate-for-years/unsubordinated remainder structure, involving multiple loan participants, with ongoing tasks including separate property restructurings, exchanges, and sale and refinancing transactions.

A Cub Foods-anchored project in south suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota, including special assessment and construction financing, and negotiating 150,000 square feet of retail leases and outlot sale agreements.

Representation of lessee in $50 million sale and leveraged leaseback and ground lease financing of 8 locations for national department store.

Development of numerous multi-tenant office buildings in suburban Chicago, Illinois, Kansas City, Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri, and Minneapolis, Minnesota totaling over 2 million square feet of office space.

Representation of lessee in $25 million sale and leveraged leaseback financing of 24 gasoline/merchandise stores with estate-for-years/ unsubordinated remainder structure.

A $250 million mixed-use office-residential-lifestyle center project in southwest suburban Chicago, Illinois, involving sales tax rebate financing, vertical platting and preparation of condominium declarations and related documents, leasing of 200,000 square feet of retail space to upscale national retailers, and the sale of residential and office condominiums.

A $100 million high-end mixed-use residential, restaurant and transit facility in west suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota, including negotiation of multi-party reciprocal easement agreements with local governmental authorities and private parties, development agreements, condominium documents, construction financing, and leases and outlot sale agreements with national retailers and restaurants.

A $35 million development of a mixed-use building in Chicago, Illinois with a specialty grocery store on the first floor and a community group on the upper floors.

An upscale $200 million joint-venture lifestyle center in suburban Portland, Oregon, which includes 450,000 square feet of retail space, including a national grocer and cinema, and 50,000 square feet of office space.

A $500 million joint-venture lifestyle center outside of Austin, Texas, including the negotiation of a reciprocal easement agreement with a national department store, sales tax rebate financing, vertical subdivision, and leasing of 725,000 square feet of retail space, including a national department store and cinema, 150,000 square feet of office condominiums and 300,000 square feet of for-rent and for-sale residential units.