- J.D., Boston College Law School 2003
Senior Editor, Boston College Law Review
- B.A., University of Notre Dame 1996
Managing Partner, Boston Office
Bryan Connolly concentrates his practice on real estate development, acquisitions and dispositions, finance, joint ventures, land use and zoning.
Bryan has represented owners and developers throughout the entire development life cycle, from due diligence, acquisition and permitting through joint venture financing and construction loan financing, to disposition and recapitalization events. He has experience negotiating development agreements and land disposition agreements with private parties and public entities.
He has represented developers of downtown towers, urban and suburban and residential projects and a wide range of mixed-use developments. Recent projects include: the South Station Air Rights Project, the 678-foot mixed use tower and bus terminal expansion being developed in the air rights over Boston's South Station; L Street Station, the ongoing 1.7 million square foot redevelopment of the former Boston Edison plant in South Boston; Echelon Seaport, the 733-unit mixed-used development built in three towers located over 125,000 square feet of retail space currently under construction in Boston's Seaport District; Meriel Marina Bay, the 352-unit mixed-use waterfront development on Boston Harbor; the 234-unit Beach House development on Revere Beach.
Bryan's transactional practice includes multi-jurisdictional real estate portfolio financings, acquisitions and dispositions. Bryan's clients range from multi-national companies conducting cross-border transactions, pension fund advisors, real estate investment funds, and real estate developers. He has recently counselled clients on acquisitions, dispositions, financings and partnerships on transactions ranging in value from US$10 million to US$500 million, in a number of US markets including Boston, New York, San Francisco, Southern California, Southern Florida, Atlanta, Illinois, Texas, and Colorado.
Bryan formerly served as a city councilor in Quincy, Massachusetts.
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