•  Negotiated the acquisition or sale of more than $5 billion in commercial properties, including mixed-use developments and public-private partnerships

Acquisitions and Dispositions

   LAW OFFICES
             OF
EDWARD S. WEST
 West
  • Represented a private owner in its $180 million acquisition of a Washington, D.C. office building and its related 1031 exchange


  • Represented the seller in its $8.9 million sale of its partially constructed Washington, D.C. multi-family project


  • Represented a public utility company in its $151 million sale/leaseback of its Washington, D.C. headquarters office building


  • Represented a national union's real estate investment fund in its $57 million acquisition of a Washington, D.C. office building and its $27 million sale of a Washington, D.C. office building


  • Represented the seller in its $93 million sale of its partnership interests in a 413,000 SF Washington, D.C. office building


  • Represented a Fortune Global 200 in its purchase of a bankrupt $200 million Houston office building


  • Represented a Fortune 100 company in its $280 million sale/leaseback of its six main North American warehouses in five states containing 4.7 million square feet


  • Represented a major educational institution in the acquisition of a portfolio of apartment buildings near its Washington, D.C. campus


  • Represented a private owner in its purchase of three MD and PA shopping centers


  • Represented the acquirer of a $48 million leasehold mortgage note in a Pittsburgh foreclosure


  • Represented various Fortune 500 companies in their acquisition, renovation and construction, and/or economic relocation incentive matters for more than $500 million-worth of manufacturing plants in seven states


  • Represented a privately-held 12 hotel owner in its acquisition of a 125 room Washington, D.C. hotel


  • Represented a major Japanese industrial corporation in its acquisition of 6 manufacturing plants in three states for more than $70 million


  • Represented a now-publicly traded company in real estate matters arising from its spin-off from its $14 billion NYSE-listed parent involving over 400 leased and 50 owned properties


  • Represented the seller in the real estate aspects of its sale of a $120 million Central American hotel and casino to a Goldman Sachs investment fund


  • Represented the seller of major New York City and Beverly Hills hotels


  • Conducted acquisition-related due diligence and other real estate projects for Fortune 50 companies


  • Negotiated procurement and disposition matters on behalf of District of Columbia quasi-governmental entities


  • Represented the developer and manager of residential properties and commercial properties (including shopping centers) in DC, MD  and VA in its negotiations with a publicly-listed residential home builder for the joint venture development of 256 acres in Prince George’s County, Maryland for residential single family homes and the subsequent $14 million loan