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Real Estate Finance

Americas

Represented lender in the $110 million financing of a nine property industrial portfolio. The properties are located in eight different states.
Represented lender in the $435 million permanent financing of a new 1,200 room international brand hotel in Seattle, designed to serve the expanded convention center.
Represented an international investor group in connection with the entering into of a joint venture partnership with a U.S. developer of student housing properties for purposes of acquiring an approximately 2,300 bed student housing development servicing the University of California at Davis. Our representation included the $450 million acquisition as well as representing the joint venture as borrower in connection with a $292 million agency-based financing.
Represented an affiliate of an independent global real estate investment company in the acquisition of a $75 million mezzanine loan, secured by an indirect interest in the RHY Unit of the 20-30 Hudson Yards Condominium located at 20 Hudson Yards and 30 Hudson Yards, New York, New York.
Represented an international investor group in connection with its $370 million acquisition of the office and retail components of the Union project located in uptown Dallas, being at the time the highest purchase price per square foot paid for any building in North Texas. In connection with the acquisition, our team represented the purchaser as borrower under a $222 million mortgage loan facility.
Represented an owner and operator of senior living communities in connection with the recapitalization of a portfolio of ten assisted living facilities in Washington, California and Nevada.
​​Advised a financial services provider in connection with the $34 million financing of a shopping center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Represented an alternative investment manager in its purchase of approximately €600 million senior secured notes from subsidiaries of a mezzanine debt investment fund.
​Advised a financial services provider in connection with the $109 million construction financing of a high-rise mixed-use project in downtown Portland, Oregon.
Represented a mezzanine lender in connection with the origination of a $140 million mezzanine loan and a $75 million mezzanine loan each secured by a pledge of ownership interests in the property owner of two mixed use residential towers in Manhattan.
Represented portfolio lender in $100 million permanent loan on regional shopping center in Orem, Utah.
Represented life insurance company as lender in $65 million refinance of shopping center.
Represented a Seattle-based investment manager in connection with obtaining a $30 million warehouse line of credit.
Represented the private bank division of a national bank in a $175 million bridge loan on office complex slated for redevelopment in San Jose.
Represented a Seattle-based real estate investment firm in the restructure of a $300+ million joint venture including adjustment of ownership percentages, distribution of several properties and loan modifications. Properties are located in Washington, Oregon, Colorado and Utah.
Represented lender in $82 million Shari’a-compliant loan on fulfillment center near Chicago.
Represented lender $63.5 million Shari’a-compliant loan on industrial/warehouse park in Tempe, Arizona.
Represented an international institutional investor group in connection with the negotiation of a joint venture with SL Green for the ownership and development of a to-be-constructed twenty-five story mixed-use building 100% pre-leased to Pace University, a private university located in New York City.  Our client’s equity investment was approximately $75.6 million and our representation also included representing the borrower in connection with its construction loan in the amount of $125 million.

Europe

Represented a UK real estate investment manager in connection with a £400 million refinancing secured by a portfolio of retail warehouses located throughout England and Scotland.
Representing Home House regarding a lease of premises in Great Cumberland Place, W1 near their original club at Portman Square and a refinance of the property.

Asia-Pacific

Represented Lendlease in relation to the development of 6 residential apartment buildings with associated mixed use retail areas as part of its new Darling Square precinct in Haymarket, Sydney, for approximately $1.5 billion.
Represented client in acquisition and financing of the purchase of a dormitory with a business license to house foreign workers and an ancillary canteen in Singapore.
Represented power producer RATCH-Australia in its $350 million project financing for the development of the Collector Wind Farm in New South Wales.
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