• Represented, as in-house counsel, a major developer in its development and ownership structuring of 2.5 million SF of Washington, D.C.-area Class A office buildings


  • Represented a public utility company in its land purchase, development, design, and construction of its $105 million 375,000 SF Washington, D.C. headquarters office building projects


  • Represented a private owner in its development of two Washington, D.C. condominium projects containing over 100 units and street-level retail


  • Represented from 2003 – 2008 a District of Columbia quasi-governmental redevelopment entity in its $225 million mixed-use, profit-sharing redevelopment of vacant government land which is now known as City Vista and which contains 129,000 SF of retail (including a Safeway), 244 apartments, 441 condominium units, and two underground garage areas

    • Negotiated exclusive rights and land development agreements (with profit-sharing components), two master ground leases and three sets of condominium regime documents, and contracts for transferable development rights
    • Handled bid procurement/developer selection issues
    • Negotiated groundlessor's aspects of the $160 million Wachovia loan documents, the Safeway lease, and AIA design and construction contracts


  • Represented a regional transportation authority in its initial ground lease and redevelopment negotiations for a $90 million Washington, D.C. transit-oriented, mixed-use development (274 apartments, 70,000 SF of retail, and three garages)


  • Represented a District of Columbia quasi-governmental redevelopment entity in its initial structuring negotiations for the joint venture redevelopment of the McMillan Reservoir site in Washington, D.C. now contemplated to include 1 million SF of healthcare facilities, 146 condominium townhouses, 531 apartments, a 50,000 SF grocery, 30,000 SF retail, an 8-acre central park, and a 17,000 SF community center with a pool, fitness center, multi-purpose rooms, and gallery space


  • Represented a major U.S. developer with a $6 billion portfolio in its joint venture negotiations with a national non-profit organization for the development of an 800,000 square feet Stamford, CT office building project


  • Represented a private owner in its proposed development and joint venture of a mixed-use site (including an upscale hotel) in the Sacramento CA area adjacent to a transportation hub


  • Structured, negotiated, and formed numerous partnerships, limited liability companies, and joint ventures between/among institutional entities and other investors, developers, and/or land owners


 Project Development and Ownership Structuring (including Joint Ventures)

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