Matters

Acquisition of 58th Street Assemblage

Represented an affiliate of the Bauhouse Group on the acquisition of an assemblage of land, development rights and inclusionary certificates. The site is proposed for residential development, with Bauhouse having hired Norman Foster to design an approximately 292,000 square foot building that will have 95 residential condominiums.

BSA Approval for Landmark Building Conversion

Represented Lightstone Group in obtaining New York City Board of Standards and Appeals approval for a proposed alteration of a landmark, Garment District office building into a hotel.

$220 Million Theater District Financing

Advised Deutsche Bank in land use and zoning matters in connection with a $220 million completion financing loan for a condomininium conversion project in the Theater District.

L+M Development Partners – 25 Park Row Construction Financing

Represented L+M Development Partners in a $350+ million financing transaction for the construction and development of a 45-story mixed-use condominium building at 25 Park Row in lower Manhattan. The site is the former headquarters of J&R Music World.

National Communications Service Provider – Sale of East Williamsburg Properties

Represented a national communications service provider in the sale of two properties in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Bridge Park Developers – Zoning Litigation

Representing the developers of Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pierhouse hotel and condominium project, in a suit filed by activists, alleging that the project violates the Special Scenic View District regulations established under the Zoning Resolution.

Major Healthcare Institution – Zoning & Land Use Matters

Representing a major healthcare institution in zoning and land use matters related to their real estate portfolio, and potential acquisitions.

Land Use & Zoning Counsel – National Communications Service Provider

Advised a national communications service provider with respect to zoning and land use matters for their portfolio of New York City real estate, including potential acquisitions, re-use and redevelopment opportunities.