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Matthew Alshouse

Matthew Alshouse


Matthew Alshouse's practice focuses on commercial real estate acquisitions, dispositions and financing, primarily on behalf of private equity clients around the world. He also has significant experience in fund-level financing, infrastructure and the development and financing of major projects.

He has counseled domestic and foreign private equity fund and hedge funds; investor consortia; developers; asset-based and project lenders; and REITs on a broad range of property acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, and mortgage and mezzanine loans. Matt also has extensive experience representing sponsors in subscription-based credit facilities and has counseled large private equity funds in secondary market portfolio acquisitions and leverage.

Areas of FocusReal Estate
Bar admissionsIllinois


  • Counseled a private equity joint venture partner on preferred equity position in ownership and development of projects such as the Seagram Building in Manhattan and the Miami Center tower in downtown Miami
  • Represented Korean fund purchasers, mortgage and mezzanine lenders, and joint venture investors in investments in excess of US$5 billion in the aggregate related to core office properties in Chicago, New York, Seattle, Washington, DC, Dallas, Atlanta and other markets
  • Served as fund counsel on multiple contributions by public pensions of approximately US$400 million of real estate assets to open-end real estate funds
  • Counseled the developer in connection with a joint venture with CalSTRS regarding 80-plus property portfolio of more than US$750 million aggregate value
  • Closed over US$3 billion aggregate of portfolio acquisition loans on behalf of one of the market's largest secondary fund sponsors
  • Represented numerous private equity real estate funds in connection with subscription-based credit facilities in excess of US$2 billion aggregate
  • Counseled private equity real estate fund operators in connection with unsecured shelf note arrangements and revolving facilities in excess of US$1 billion aggregate
  • Represented a Chinese bank in connection with proposed development loans amounting to more than US$1 billion for planned mixed-use development in San Francisco
  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School
  • A.B., Duke University


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Memberships And Affiliations

  • Urban Land Institute
  • American Bar Association