Matters

Our representative transactions include:

  • National medical provider: Represented in the development of a more than 1.2 million square foot hospital and medical office building complex in southern California.
  • Developer of master planned community in San Diego, CA: Represented in the buildout of residential units, retail and office space, three new elementary schools, recycled water system and other supporting infrastructure.
  • National restaurant company: Represented in more than 100 transactions, including dispositions, subleases, lease amendments, and leases and ground leases for more than 20 new locations.
  • LG Electronics U.S.A.: Represented in connection with the acquisition of 111 Sylvan Avenue for LG's new North American headquarters.
  • Lennar Homes: Represented in connection with numerous land acquisition projects, including Port Imperial in Weehawken, NJ.
  • National commercial real estate investment company: Represented in the $8.5 million refinancing of 180,000 square foot shopping center in Charlotte, NC.
  • Telecommunications company: Represented in the $3.5 million acquisition of 19 cell tower sites in five states.
  • Regional hospital: Represented in a $50 million redevelopment project in New Jersey involving New Jersey Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit and New Markets Tax Credit financing.
  • Centro Watt: Handled real estate aspects of acquisitions of two public real estate investment trusts and the subsequent disposition of certain non-strategic assets.
  • The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: Handled acquisition and development of the Philadelphia Civic Center site, major expansion of its main hospital and leasing for its network of affiliated practices.
  • Sports complex-adjacent property owners: Represented land owners whose properties were sold or condemned during construction of two Philadelphia sports stadiums: Citizens Bank Park and Lincoln Financial Field.
  • Fulton Bank: Counseled the bank on multiple commercial loans throughout the Delaware Valley area, including tax-free financing transactions.
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals: Represented client with a variety of issues related to the development of its East Coast distribution center.
  • Hard Eight Group: Handled acquisition of a $100 million–plus portfolio of hotel properties.
  • The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa: Secured all permits and approvals for construction and expansion of the Atlantic City property.
  • Vitamin Shoppe: Represented client in its national retail leasing program.
  • Sun Life Insurance Co. of Canada: Handled loan transactions throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, as well as office building acquisitions throughout the country.
  • Multifamily real estate developer: Representing in the closing a $13 million HUD loan to construct new apartment buildings in Rock Springs, WY.
  • Denver real estate developer: Represented in the acquisition of a retail shopping center for $6.5 million in Denver, CO.
  • Multifamily real estate developer: Represented in the closing of permanent financing in the amount of $17 million on an apartment project in Casper, WY.
  • Assisted senior living management company: Served as the lead real estate lawyer representing the purchaser of Beverly Enterprises, Inc., a NYSE-listed company with a portfolio of more than 350 skilled nursing and related health care facilities, in its $2.3 billion acquisition. This all-cash merger included the purchase of Beverly's owned real estate by a property holding company and the $1.3 billion securitized first mortgage financing of the transaction.
  • Health care investment company: Served as the lead real estate lawyer for the purchaser in the $1.3 billion acquisition of Mariner Health Care, Inc., a publicly traded company with a portfolio of more than 280 skilled nursing facilities and long-term acute-care hospitals.
  • Real estate owner group: Counseled the group in the $60+ million sale of a large ground floor, high-end retail cooperative unit in a prime Madison Avenue location to a large publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trust. The sale was highly structured to achieve the differing tax objectives of the members of the owner group.