Real Estate

Experience

    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its joint venture with Greystar Real Estate Partners to pursue life science real estate development opportunities in leading U.S. life science markets.
    • Oaktree Capital Management in two separate financings (a bridge loan and a revolving credit facility), totaling $320 million, each made by Wells Fargo and secured by separate pools of distressed and non-distressed mortgage loans and REO assets located throughout the U.S.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in a joint venture with Realterm Logistics to acquire a 53-property portfolio of last-mile logistic facilities located in 21 states across the U.S.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the sale of The Laurel at Preston Hollow, a multi-family building in Dallas, Texas.
    • Third Point in the refinancing of a luxury resort located in the Dominican Republic.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the sale of the McDonald’s global headquarters located at 110 N. Carpenter Street in Chicago, IL.
    • Carmel Partners in the origination of a loan with Fortress Investment Group secured by a mixed-use property located at 111 Washington Street in New York City’s Financial District.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in a joint venture with TPA Residential to acquire and develop a multi-family complex in Oakwood, Georgia and in the related construction financing for the project.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management as adviser to an institutional investor in the formation of two joint ventures with JBG SMITH Properties in the development of the Potomac Yard Innovation District in Alexandria, VA, which development will include certain infrastructure and community features that will serve Virginia Tech’s state-of-the-art Innovation Campus, set to open in Spring 2022.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the joint venture acquisition, development and financing with Sterling Bay of 301 North Crowdus Street, an office building located in the Deep Ellum district of Dallas, TX.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the sale of 1313 West Randolph Street, a multi-family building located in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago, IL.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in the sale of its interest in a multifamily complex known as ”AMLI at the Ballpark” in Frisco, TX, to its joint venture partner, AMLI Residential.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in the sale of its interest in Avalon North Point, a multifamily community located in Cambridge, MA to its joint venture partner, AvalonBay.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the sale of One City Place, a 35-story mixed-use project in White Plains, NY.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the sale of Liberty Towers, a mixed-use project in Jersey City, NJ to Mack-Cali Realty.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in the sale of a 45% interest in 7 multi-family buildings in California to its joint venture partner, Essex Property Trust.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its sale of a multi-family housing development known as Mosso, located in San Francisco, CA, to Brookfield Properties.
    • FC Encore in the $735 million transfer of 60 healthcare facilities to Omega Healthcare Investors.
    • Electrical Components International (ECI), a Cerberus Capital Management portfolio company, in the sale-leaseback of certain of its industrial properties in the U.S. and Mexico.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in a joint venture with L&L Holding Co., Normandy Real Estate Partners, Columbia Property Trust, affiliates of Allianz Real Estate, and other institutional investors, in the acquisition, financing and redevelopment of the Terminal Stores building in the West Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in its acquisition of the membership interest in two multifamily buildings located in Jersey City, NJ from its joint venture partner, Fields Development Group.
    • A prominent family office in its joint venture to acquire and develop a large-scale mixed-use community project in San Benito and Santa Clara counties in California.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in its joint venture acquisition of two industrial distribution buildings in Dallas, TX.
    • International Paper in the $1.8 billion combination of its North America Consumer Packaging business with Graphic Packaging.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the acquisition and ongoing development of three industrial buildings on the property formerly known as Maywood Park Racetrack in Chicago, IL.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in a joint venture with Realterm Logistics to acquire a 54-property portfolio of high flow-through industrial facilities located in 27 states across the U.S.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the joint venture acquisition and related financing of the Hub, a residential rental tower located in downtown Brooklyn, NY.
    • AmTrust Financial Services in the merging of its Lloyd’s business with Canopius. The transaction will create a top-five insurer at Lloyd’s with combined premiums of approximately $2.2 billion.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in its joint venture with Onex Real Estate Partners to develop a mixed-use development in Flushing, NY, and in the related construction financing for the project.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in a construction loan for the development of 333 North Green Street, an office tower in Chicago’s Fulton Market neighborhood.
    • A Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund and its joint venture partner in the sale of the iconic Chrysler Building in New York City.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in its joint venture acquisition, financing and development of an industrial facility located in Piscataway, NJ.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its formation of a joint venture with WPT Industrial REIT and AIMCo to aggregate a portfolio of industrial properties in the U.S.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the sale of The Investment Building, an office building located at 1501 K Street in Washington, D.C.
    • Cerberus Capital Management in its acquisition of Electrical Components International, the world’s leading manufacturer of wire harnesses, control boxes and value-added assembly services, from KPS Capital Partners.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in its sale of The Rivington, a luxury apartment building in Hoboken, NJ.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the sale of its interest in three industrial properties located in Middlesex, NJ, to its joint venture partner, IDI Logistics.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in the formation of a joint venture with JBG SMITH to develop and own 1900 N Street, an office building located in the Dupont Circle area of Washington, D.C.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the joint venture acquisition with Marquette Companies and related financing of a 579-unit residential complex known as Willow Crossing located in Elk Grove Village, IL.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the $510 million acquisition and related financing of Groupon’s headquarters located in Chicago, IL in a joint venture with Sterling Bay.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a majority interest in American Greetings.
    • Elliott Management in its $683 million acquisition of Barnes & Noble, the largest retail bookseller in the U.S.
    • Westfield in the company’s $24.7 billion sale to Unibail-Rodamco, Europe's largest listed commercial property company.
    • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of BGC Partners in BGC Partners’ acquisition of Berkeley Point Financial, a leading commercial real estate finance company.
    • Carmel Partners in the formation of Carmel Partners Investment Fund VI, a $1 billion U.S. real estate fund.
    • Rockwood Capital in the formation of Rockwood Capital Real Estate Partners Fund X, a $1.1 billion U.S. real estate fund.
    • Westfield in its $1.1 billion divestiture of five shopping centers in the U.S. to an investor group led by Centennial Real Estate Company of Dallas, TX.
    • Hertz in its $2.5 billion spin-off of its equipment and rental business.
    • Dover Corporation in its $780 million acquisition of Wayne Fueling Systems from Riverstone Holdings.
    • Hony Capital in its strategic investment in, and related cooperation arrangements with, as well as follow-on investment and subsequent corporate restructuring transactions involving, the WeWork Companies.
    • Beacon Capital Partners in its sale to AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets of the Tour First office tower, the tallest building in France.
    • Westfield in the development, operation and management of the retail portions of the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority’s $1.4 billion Fulton Center transit hub.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in a $1.5 billion equity transaction with national retail real estate investment company Edens Investment Trust.
    • Westfield in the transfer of Westfield Carlsbad, a 1.1 million-square-foot super regional enclosed mall located in Carlsbad, CA, to Rouse Properties.
    • Rockwood Capital in the origination of two mezzanine loans secured, indirectly, by two hotels located in New York City.
    • The Rockefeller Group in its lease to White & Case LLP for approximately 440,000 rentable square feet at 1221 Avenue of the Americas in New York City.
    • Westfield in its initial investment in the areas at the World Trade Center site that are being developed for retail use in a joint venture transaction with the Port Authority of NY and NJ valued at approximately $1.225 billion.
    • Westfield in the acquisition of the Port Authority’s remaining 50% interest in the World Trade Center retail facilities for $800 million.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in its joint venture acquisition and financing of an office building located at 195 Broadway in New York City.
    • The Rockefeller Group in its lease to Mayer Brown for approximately 187,000 rentable square feet at 1221 Avenue of the Americas in New York City.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the sale with Sherwood Equities of an office building located at 370 Lexington Avenue in New York City.
    • A joint venture between The Brickstone Companies and JPMorgan Asset Management in obtaining construction financing for a multi-family and retail development on Chestnut Street in Philadelphia, PA.
    • Beacon Capital Partners in a lease to TripAdvisor of office space located at 330 Hudson Street in New York City.
    • Westfield in its $1.64 billion divestiture of seven non-core shopping centers in the U.S. to the Starwood Group.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the acquisition of an office building located at 425 Lexington Avenue in New York City.
    • Beacon Capital Partners in the acquisition of a leasehold interest in the property located at 330 Hudson Street in New York City together with the negotiation of an anchor lease with Pearson Education and obtaining construction financing for the project.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the acquisition of an office building located at 125 West 55th Street in New York City.
    • The Rockefeller Group in its joint venture with Mitsubishi Estate New York on the acquisition and financing of 50 Beale Street in San Francisco, CA.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the sale of an ownership interest in an office building located at 31 West 52nd Street in New York City.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the sale of an office building located at 90 Broad Street in New York City.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in its joint venture acquisition and financing, and in a subsequent refinancing, of 200 Fifth Avenue in New York City.
    • Oaktree Capital Management in its joint venture acquisition and financing of Northern Liberties, a mixed-use development in Philadelphia, PA.
    • Carmel Partners in a joint venture with a New York City developer to construct a residential building to be located at 325 Lexington Avenue in New York City.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its formation of a programmatic joint venture with GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, and Cortland Partners to own and operate multi-family real estate assets throughout the U.S.
    • Oaktree Capital Management in the conversion of Oaktree’s interest to a preferred equity investment in Schmidt’s Commons, a mixed-use development in Philadelphia, PA formerly known as Northern Liberties.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in its joint venture development and financing of New City, a mixed-use project in the Lincoln Park area of Chicago, IL.
    • The Rockefeller Group in the purchase of two office buildings in Washington, D.C. and in its leases with Lehman Brothers in the Time Life Building in New York City.
    • Crown Resorts, one of Australia’s largest gaming and resort operators, and Elan Holdings in the distressed acquisition of a controlling interest in a 34.6-acre site formerly occupied by the New Frontier casino on Las Vegas Boulevard.
    • A leading hedge fund in the sale of its interest in 340 Madison Avenue and 450 W. 33rd Street in New York City and hotels in Los Angeles, CA and Honolulu, HI.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in its joint venture with The John Buck Company to develop a residential tower located in the River North neighborhood of Chicago, IL and the related construction financing for the project.
    • A family office as a cornerstone investor in Hispania Activos Inmobiliarios, a Spanish blind pool REIT listed on the Madrid stock exchange.
    • A foreign investor in the acquisition of an interest, recapitalization and construction financing for an investment vehicle sponsored by Tishman Speyer Properties that is developing The Spiral, a 2.85 million-square-foot tower in the Hudson Yards district of New York City.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the sale of a 1 million-square-foot industrial warehouse located in Joliet, IL.
    • UniCredit SpA in the sale of its headquarters building in New York City.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the sale of the Suffolk Building in Falls Church, VA.
    • A consortium of investors led by Oaktree Capital Management in its acquisition of the Sea Island, GA resort.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in its sale of a mixed-use, multi-family project known as The Brownstones in Englewood, NJ.
    • Westfield in the restructuring of its $1.945 billion U.S. credit facility.
    • The Rockefeller Group in its purchase of a majority interest in the investment manager of the Europa Funds, owners of a diverse portfolio of real estate located throughout Europe.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in the acquisition of the office complex known as Bethesda Crossing in Bethesda, MD.
    • Carmel Partners in the acquisition from Lightstone Group of a development site located at 112-118 Fulton Street in New York City.
    • GoldenTree Asset Management in a bridge loan secured by a residential building located at 101 West 78th Street in New York City.
    • JPMorgan Asset Management in connection with its operation and financing of 375 West Broadway, in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City, and in the implication of a new management agreement for the property.