Examples of Barbara's experience include:

  • Represent a $7 billion pension-held REIT in joint ventures, acquisitions and financings of office, retail and data center properties in major money markets.
  • Represented The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in a joint venture for the ownership of One World Trade Center.
  • Negotiated transactions on behalf of owners for the lease and operation of Observation Decks.
  • Represented the sponsor in the formation of a US$100 million joint venture for the acquisition of industrial properties.
  • Led the DLA Piper team in the structuring of an initial public offering for an UPREIT.
  • Represented the Borrower in a US$287 million construction loan for the development of two office buildings.
  • Represented Landlord in the negotiation of a 300,000 square foot office lease in downtown Boston.
  • Negotiated office, industrial and retail leases on behalf of landlords in New York, California, Illinois and Massachusetts.