• 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 ​
  • Represented various regional and local sellers and buyers of a wide variety of professional practices and general businesses in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and elsewhere such as medical and dental practices, several IT security and equipment rental companies acquired by publicly-traded companies, a multi-location breakfast, luncheon, and delicatessen business, a dry cleaning business with 13 locations, several farms, a waste management company, and a music store chain

  • Represented over 30 estates in estate-related matters in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania involving the disposition of real property and other assets, negotiating the sale of solely-owned businesses and fractional ownership interests,  resolving various estate planning issues,  loan negotiations and restructurings with decedents' lenders, and disputes over the disposition of estate assets (including negotiations with decedent's relatives related to personal property and other bequests) .

Acquisitions, Dispositions, General Business Matters, and Estates

General Business Transactions and Estate Matters

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EDWARD S. WEST
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Acquisition or sale of more than $5 billion in commercial properties, including mixed-use developments and public-private partnerships