Matters

Domino Sugar Factory Redevelopment

Represented The Community Preservation Corporation in the acquisition, financing and development of the 11.5-acre waterfront complex in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, that was formerly home to Domino Sugar.

Five-State Residential Portfolio Acquisition and Financing

Represented a major real estate investment and service company in its acquisition and financing of a five-state, 14-property portfolio of residential rental and condominium apartment complexes. The portfolio was financed through 14 first mortgage loans and 12 mezzanine loans, culminating in a four-day closing.

Counsel on Landmarks Preservation Commission Guidelines

Represented the owners of a former bank branch in their attempts to lease the interior landmark space to a major national drugstore chain. We worked with the chain and its architects in adjusting its national store design guidelines to meet with standards set by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission.

Brooklyn Power Generating Facility Litigation

Represented the owner of a Greenpoint, Brooklyn waterfront property in a successful New York State Siting Board case against Transgas Energy's proposed waterfront power generating facility.

Bronx Brownfield Redevelopment

Represented a New York developer in redeveloping a large Brownfield site in the Bronx and negotiating the relevant transactions documents, including financing, joint venture and purchase option documents. Complex redevelopment issues made use of our Government Relations, and Land Use and Zoning Groups.

Manhattan Building Acquisition and Hotel Development

Representation of FIT Investment Corporation in connection with the zoning analysis and acquisition of 45 East 33rd Street in New York City, and its redevelopment of the building into a 93,000 square-foot hotel.

LPC Review for NoHo Property

Represented a residential building owner with respect to a special permit application and landmarks review for a new property in Manhattan's NoHo neighborhood.