Matters

HK Organization – Empire Stores Redevelopment

Represented the HK Organization in a joint venture with Midtown Equities and Rockwood Capital to redevelop Brooklyn’s Empire Stores, a complex of seven historic warehouses. The property was transformed into a mixed-use creative hub with 100,000 square-feet of retail, restaurant and event space in addition to 300,000 square-feet of office space.

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.

DH Property Holdings Affiliate – Brooklyn Industrial Property Acquisition

Represented an affiliate of DH Property Holdings in the acquisition of an industrial development site on Columbia Street in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Rabina Properties – Amazon Fulfillment Center

Represented Rabina Properties in the financing and development of an 855,000 square-foot fulfillment center for Amazon in North Haven, CT.

Property Markets Group – Gowanus Redevelopment, Brooklyn

Representing Property Markets Group regarding New York City’s rezoning study for the Gowanus Canal area.

U-Haul International – $200 Million West Chelsea Sale

Represented U-Haul International affiliate AMERCO Real Estate Company, in the $200 million sale of four contiguous industrial properties in Manhattan's West Chelsea neighborhood to Related Companies, along with unused development rights from a fifth parcel that U-Haul retained.   

Somerset Partners Affiliate – Bronx Industrial Site Acquisition and Financing

Represented an affiliate of Somerset Partners in the $7.5 million acquisition and financing of 9 Bruckner Boulevard in the South Bronx. The industrial site, which is situated opposite of Somerset’s planned residential development project along the waterfront, will be converted into a 30,000 square-foot Bruckner Market food hall.  

Royalton Capital – Bushwick Property Acquisition and Development

Represented Royalton Capital on the acquisition of a three-acre industrial site in Bushwick, Brooklyn. The deal included the structuring of two joint ventures and financing from AllianceBernstein. Plans are to develop the property into a mixed-use office, retail and restaurant space.

Real Property Group – Bushwick Rheingold Brewery Rezoning

Represented Real Property Group on their applications to various New York City agencies for the rezoning of the Rheingold Brewery site in Bushwick, Brooklyn.