• Real Estate Finance − Borrowers: Major owners of government and private sector leased office buildings on more than 40 construction and permanent loans. Clients have included off shore investors and national REITs, and other operators
  • Real estate Finance − Lenders: Life insurance companies and banks on construction and permanent loans in more than 20 states. Fred serves as primary counsel in the mid Atlantic region to a bank that has recently made more than US$2 billion in mortgage loans
  • Distressed Debt/Workouts − Fred regularly represents banks and borrowers on distressed loans and investors who have purchased distressed debt, including mortgage and mezzanine debt
  • Purchase and Sale − Fred represents purchasers and sellers of large assets (office, multi family, retail, student housing, hotels and other property types), and recently represented the owner of a 1.4 million square foot office building in Washington, DC, in a highly structured sale to institutional investors. Clients include off shore investors (including several prominent German open-end funds), public REITs, private equity funds and hedge funds
  • Equity Investments − Fred represents several investment funds (including a fund whose investors are primarily labor unions) on joint ventures for the development and acquisition of office, multi-family, condominium, student housing and other investments
  • Development − Fred has structured complex ground leases, air rights developments and mixed use projects during his entire career. He has also been involved in disputes involving ground leases