Matters

Sky Harbour Group – Ground Lease for Aviation Hangers – Florida

Represented Sky Harbour Group in connection with its ground lease of a development parcel at Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport in Miami, Florida for private aviation hangars.

Sky Harbour Group – Financing & Ground Leasing for Aviation Hangers – Texas

Represented Sky Harbour Group in connection with its ground lease of development parcels at Sugar Land Regional Airport in Sugar Land, Texas, for private aviation hangars as well as the construction financing for the hangars.

Classical Charter Schools – Leasehold Condo – South Bronx, NY

Represented Classical Charter Schools in connection with the negotiation and formation of a leasehold condominium for a new 54,000-sq.-ft. school being constructed in the South Bronx.

William Macklowe Company – Lease to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Represented the William Macklowe Company in connection with the long-term lease to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of an approximately 60,000-sq.-ft. medical facility on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Classical Charter Schools – 6-Story South Bronx Charter School

Represented Classical Charter Schools in connection with the negotiation and formation of a leasehold condominium for a 6-story 59,000-sq.-ft. charter school in the South Bronx.

Zeta Charter Schools – 72,000-Square-Foot Bronx Charter School

Represented Zeta Charter Schools in connection with the negotiation of a lease for a to-be-built 72,000-sq.-ft. stand-alone building in the Bronx, which will be occupied by them as a pre-kindergarden through 2nd grade charter school.

Zeta Charter Schools – 25,000-Square-Foot Condominium Unit

Represented Zeta Charter Schools in connection with the negotiation of a lease for a to-be-built 25,000-sq.-ft. condominium unit in the Bronx, which will be occupied by them as a 3rd-8th grade charter school.

WHIN Music Community Charter School – Leasehold Condominium

Represented WHIN Music Community Charter School in connection with the formation of a leasehold condominium for a to be constructed charter school.

The Promotion In Motion Companies – 98,000-Square-Foot Lease – New Jersey

Represented The Promotion In Motion Companies in a ten-year lease of approximately 98,000-sq.-ft. of office and warehouse space with a fitness center and a private lobby in Park Ridge, New Jersey. Promotion In Motion is one of the nation’s leading makers of brand name snacks and confections and one of the 50 largest global candy companies.

Piedmont Realty Trust – 500,000 Square-Foot Lease to New York State

Represented Piedmont Realty Trust in the lease to the New York Office of General Services for approx. 15 state agencies to use 500,000 square feet of space at 60 Broad Street in Manhattan.

Wells Fargo – Branch Lease at 545 Madison Avenue

Represented Wells Fargo Bank in a high profile bank branch lease at 545 Madison Avenue, a prime location in the Plaza District, and in the termination of their existing bank branch lease at 540 Madison Avenue.

Terra Holdings – Hospital for Special Surgery Commercial Lease

Represented Terra Holdings in the Hospital for Special Surgery’s lease of 17,000-sq.-ft. of space at 770 Lexington Avenue in New York City.

Convene – NYC Leasing Counsel

Represented Convene in multiple New York City leases, including their flagship location with more than 70,000-sq.-ft. of retail/event space at Brookfield Place in downtown Manhattan. The space comprises the former Saks Fifth Avenue lower Manhattan flagship location.

Wells Fargo – Madison Avenue Lease Renewal

Represented Wells Fargo in the lease renewal of their flagship location at 437 Madison Avenue. The bank signed a five-year renewal for its 7,206-sq.-ft. space at the William Kaufman Organization building, which spans the blockfront between East 49th and East 50th Streets.

Ascend Charter Schools – Brooklyn Lease

Represented Ascend Charter Schools in a 45,000-sq.-ft. lease from the Moinian Group and Bushburg Properties in their new luxury residential tower at 123 Linden Blvd. in Brooklyn, NY.

U.S. Banking Institution – Sale of 77-Property, 15-State Real Estate Portfolio

Represented one of the largest U.S. banking institutions in the sale of a 77-property, 15-state real estate portfolio to a global investment management firm. The transaction also involved the leaseback of 22 properties.

Westfield Corporation – Fulton Center Retail Leasing

Represented Westfield Corporation in the retail leasing of Manhattan's Fulton Center. Fulton Center is one of New York City's largest transit hubs - approximately 300,000 people travel through it every weekday.

Drugstore Chain – Retail Leases

Represented a national drugstore chain in the leasing of retail locations throughout the U.S.  

Reuters 3 Times Square Development

Represented Reuters in the development, construction and leasing of 3 Times Square, an 855,000-sq.-ft. office tower in Times Square.

Luxury Appliance Company – Manhattan Showroom Lease

Represented a multinational home appliance company in a showroom lease in Manhattan's A&D Building.

MLA Properties – Retail Lease – Sanford, North Carolina

Represented MLA Properties in a retail lease to Spectrum Communications at The Shops at Cameron Place in Sanford, NC.

Rabina Properties – MedMen Lease – Miami, FL

Represented Rabina Properties in a lease to MedMen for their Collins Avenue property in Miami Beach.  MedMen is one of the leading publicly traded, United States-based cannabis company with operations in California, Nevada, New York, and Florida.

Three Ocean Partners – Manhattan Headquarters Lease

Represented Three Ocean Partners the lease for the company headquarters in midtown Manhattan.

Wind Rose – Restaurant Lease

Represented Wind Rose, a Korean fusion restaurant, in the lease of their first location at 39 Downing Street in the West Village.

DH Property Holdings Affiliate – Red Hook, Brooklyn – Ground Lease of Industrial Property

Represented an affiliate of DH Property Holdings, LLC in the 99-year ground lease of an industrial property in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Leasehold Condos – New York City Charter Schools

Represented a New York real estate developer in connection with the formation of leasehold condominiums for multiple charter schools in various locations in NYC.

RXR – Lease at 61 Broadway

Represented RXR Realty in a lease of the entire 33rd floor at 61 Broadway to Hello Alfred.

Turkish Consulate – Lease at 605 Third Avenue

Represented the Turkish Consulate General in New York in a lease of the entire 30th floor at 605 Third Avenue in Manhattan.

RXR – Office and Retail Leasing

Representing RXR Realty, one of the largest real estate operating and investment companies in the New York tri-state area, in a wide range of office and retail leasing matters.

Cipriani – 30 Rockefeller Plaza Restaurant Lease

Represented the Cipriani family in their lease of the world famous Rainbow Room at 30 Rockefeller Center.

Wells Fargo – Park Avenue Office Lease

Represented Wells Fargo in a new office lease at 280 Park Avenue, a joint venture of Vornado and SL Green.

RXR – OXO International Lease

Represented RXR in OXO International's 50,000+ sq.-ft. lease in Manhattan's Starrett Lehigh Building.

Real Estate Owner – $3 Million Commercial Leasing Dispute

Represented an affiliate of one of the nation’s largest owners, developers and managers of class A office space in a Manhattan office leasing dispute with a high profile hedge fund tenant and two unauthorized sub-tenants over unpaid rent and associated charges totaling nearly $3 million. Shortly after commencing litigation, the firm negotiated a settlement which allowed the client to quickly recover possession of the space.

U.S. Bank – Branch and Office Leases

Represented a top five U.S. bank in its retail branch and office leases throughout New York and New Jersey.

Madison Avenue Art Gallery – Office Lease

Represented an art gallery in a Madison Avenue office lease with Vornado Realty Trust.

Financial Institution – 2 Penn Plaza Branch Lease

Represented a large financial institution in a retail branch lease at 2 Penn Plaza with Vornado Realty Trust.

Mizuho Corporate Bank – 150,000-Square-Foot Sublease

Represented Mizuho Corporate Bank in its sublease of 150,000-sq.-ft.at One State Street Plaza in Manhattan.

Cipriani – 25 Broadway Lease

Represented Cipriani in the leasing of its banquet facility at 25 Broadway.

Metropolitan Commercial Bank – Leasing Matter

Represented Metropolitan Commercial Bank in the leasing of a new suburban bank branch.

Nomura Securities – 3 Bryant Park Sublease

Represented a subsidiary of Nomura Securities, in a 70,000-sq.-ft. sublease to Stifel, Nicolaus & Company at 3 Bryant Park.

Nomura America – U.S. Office Leasing

Represented the investment bank Nomura America in office leasing matters throughout the U.S.

Instinet – Manhattan Office Lease

Represented Instinet in connection with a new corporate headquarters lease at 1095 Avenue of the Americas.

WNET – World Wide Plaza Lease

Represented public television network WNET on a 15-year, 95,000-sq.-ft. headquarters lease at World Wide Plaza in Midtown Manhattan. 

Planet Hollywood – New Restaurant Leases

Represented Planet Hollywood International, Inc. in connection with the negotiation of leases for new restaurants in New York, Los Angeles and Boca Raton.

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton​ – New York Counsel

Counsel to LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and the company's luxury brands in all New York real estate transactions.

Polo Ralph Lauren – Office and Showroom Lease

Represented Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation in a 50,000-sq.-ft. Manhattan office and showroom lease.

Shoe Retailer – Shopping Center Leases

Represented a major U.S. men’s shoe company in its expansion into high-end shopping centers throughout the country.