Representative Transactions/Engagements

  • Representation of one of the nation’s largest real estate investment advisors in connection with joint ventures and acquisitions in the eastern United States involving total investments of over US$1.5 billion since 2018
  • Representation of a California-based private equity real estate investment fund in connection with joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions totaling over US$1 billion, including its development and financing of a US$290 million hotel, office, retail, and condominium project in Arlington, Virginia; its US$435 million sale of a northern Virginia office project; its acquisition and financing of a 396,000 square foot trophy office property in Washington, DC; and its joint venture and refinancing of a landmark mixed-use project in Washington, DC
  • Representation of a US PropTech firm in connection with a first-of-its-kind Blockchain-based real estate tokenization platform and related real estate, corporate, securities, commodities, privacy, data protection and regulatory advice
  • Representation of a DC-based technology company in connection with the negotiation and documentation of its new 58,000 square foot downtown Washington, DC headquarters office lease and related vertical construction and service contracts
  • Representation of a leading global data intelligence company specializing in public opinion research in connection with the negotiation and documentation of its new 50,000 square foot downtown Washington, DC headquarters office lease and related vertical construction and service contracts
  • Representation of one of the nation’s leading real estate investment managers in connection with joint ventures and acquisitions involving total investments of over US$300 million, including mixed-use projects in Chicago, Illinois, San Antonio, Texas and Baltimore, Maryland
  • Representation of a public REIT in connection with its acquisition of a US$200 million trophy office building in downtown Baltimore, Maryland and its acquisition of a US$46 million office building in Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • Representation of a leading Wall Street investment bank as its Maryland counsel in connection with its equity investment in the $1.8 billion Harbor Point project along Baltimore’s eastern waterfront
  • Representation of the master developer in connection with the 80-acre East Baltimore Biotech Park redevelopment project in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Representation of a Finnish paper products manufacturer in connection with lease negotiations with the Maryland Port Authority regarding the manufacturer’s proposed relocation and consolidation of its North American shipping operations to the Port of Baltimore
  • Representation of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, as ground lessor, in connection with a ground lease to the Maryland Soccer Foundation, Inc., as ground tenant, for the development and financing of the 162-acre "SoccerPlex" facility in Montgomery County, Maryland
  • Representation of the construction lender in connection with the private sector financing for the US$34 million, 185-unit mixed income, mixed use "Heritage Crossing" residential redevelopment project in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Representation of the primary investor in connection with the syndication, development, operation, and sale of a waterpark and amusement facility in Fairfax County, Virginia
  • Representation of a public REIT in connection with its land acquisition, financing, subdivision, outconveyancing, and development of a major retail center in Ventura County, California, and its disposition of a retail center in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Representation of a Fortune 500 sports and entertainment company in connection with development of sports-themed dining and entertainment facilities in Baltimore's Inner Harbor and in downtown Washington, DC