Represented Lowe Enterprises in the formation of an Opportunity Zone joint venture with Related Fund Management. The venture was created to develop an approximately 113,000-square-foot, nine-story office building located at 2130 Violet Street in the vibrant Arts District in downtown Los Angeles – a designated Opportunity Zone.
Represented a hotel developer in developing resort and conference hotels in California and other western states, including obtaining all governmental approvals, including the California Coastal Commission, required for Terranea, a 582-room hotel located on 102 acres overlooking the Pacific Ocean, and negotiating a ground lease and related documents with the University of California, San Diego for the development of the Estancia La Jolla Hotel.
Represented Lowe Enterprises, Inc., in the negotiation and documentation of a disposition and development agreement and ground lease with Orange County, California, for the development of 100 acres owned by Orange County adjacent to the Great Park in Irvine, California, and formerly part of the El Toro Marine Air Base.
Represented Kennedy Wilson in the acquisition and financing of the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe and in the 2019 sale of the hotel.
Represented a developer in connection with the acquisition, financing and development of a mixed-use residential apartment and retail project in the Arts District of Los Angeles, California.
Represented Lowe Enterprises, Inc., in the negotiation and documentation of a ground lease pursuant to which an affiliate leased from the San Diego Community College District a block of surplus property in downtown San Diego, and in the capitalization, financing and development of a residential project on the property.
Represented a developer in the acquisition, repositioning, reentitlement and redevelopment of a 105-acre, $150 million former manufacturing facility in Hawthorne, California, and in negotiating and documenting the development agreement for the project, which provided zoning unavailable elsewhere in the city.
Represented Lowe Enterprises, Inc., in negotiating and documenting joint venture agreements for projects that include urban housing in the Arts District in Los Angeles, California, luxury housing adjacent to the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C., a 550 unit residential project in Seattle, Washington, and the acquisition and redevelopment of a multi-building office park in Virginia.
Represented The Trustees of the California State University in connection with documenting the terms and conditions of development by Anschutz Entertainment Group of a soccer stadium, tennis stadium, USSF training facilities and other athletic facilities on the campus of CSU, Dominguez Hills, including ground leases, an implementation agreement, a joint use agreement and multiple other agreements governing the site.
Represented Hauser & Wirth, the Los Angeles branch of a prominent international art gallery, in negotiations for a new gallery located in a 100,000 square foot former manufacturing facility in the arts district in downtown Los Angeles, California.
Represented Regent Properties in negotiating the rights to develop the Stein Eriksen Residences as a branded residential development in Deer Valley, Utah.