Acquisition of JV Interest in 1285 Avenue of the Americas
Represented the Schron and Fruchthandler families in the acquisition of a joint venture interest in 1285 Avenue of the Americas, which was purchased by RXR Realty in May 2016 for $1.65 billion.
Brooklyn Joint Venture Acquisition
Represented an affiliate of HK Organization in the joint venture acquisition of The Chocolate Factory, a large mixed-use building in Brooklyn.
Acquisition and Joint Venture to Redevelop Chelsea Property
Represented DDG in the acquisition of a property on the westside of Manhattan along with a related financing from M&T Bank and formation of a joint venture to redevelop the property into an 11-story residential condominium.
$68 Million Woolworth Building Condo Conversion and Sale
Represented a joint venture between Cammeby's International and The Witkoff Group in the conversion of the iconic Woolworth Building's top 30 floors to a condominium unit, and the $68 million sale of the unit to Alchemy Properties.
RXR Realty Private Equity Joint Venture
Represented RXR Realty in a joint venture with a prominent private equity firm.
Madison Avenue Operating Lease Acquisition
Represented Friedland Properties in the joint venture acquisition of the operating lease for a large Madison Avenue office building.
Continental Ventures – Upper East Side Joint Venture
Represented Continental Ventures in a joint venture transaction involving the acquisition, financing and development of a luxury mixed-use project on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
Joint Venture Development of Brooklyn Bridge Park
Advised Toll Brothers City Living, the urban development division of Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE: TOL), in its joint venture with Starwood Capital Group to develop a 550,000-square-foot luxury hotel and residential complex at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
David Reis – Utah St. Regis Hotel Refinancing and Expansion
Herrick represented the owner, an entity controlled by real estate developer David Reis, in connection with the refinancing and development of Phase II of the St. Regis Resort located in Deer Valley, Utah. The St. Regis Deer Valley is a AAA Five Diamond ski on/ski off resort that consists of condominium hotel rooms, suites and private residences.
Maxx Properties – Mamaroneck, NY Mixed-Use Project
Represented a group led by MAXX Properties in the joint venture, acquisition and construction financing of the company’s first development project, a mixed-use residential and retail property located in Mamaroneck, NY.
Migdal Insurance Company – San Francisco Office Building Investment
Represented affiliates of Migdal Insurance Company Ltd. in the negotiation of a joint venture arrangement with a domestically controlled REIT that is an affiliate of KBS Realty Advisors and the associated purchase of a 45% indirect ownership interest in an office building located at 353 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, California.
Migdal Insurance Company – Manhattan Garment District Building Investment
Represented affiliates of Migdal Insurance Company Ltd. in the negotiation of a joint venture arrangement with an affiliate of ATCO Properties and Management Inc. and the associated purchase of a 49% indirect ownership interest in an office building located at 240 W. 35th Street in Manhattan's Garment District. Herrick assisted Migdal with structural and tax related planning including the formation of a REIT to serve as the investment entity in the joint venture and the negotiation of a nominee ownership structure for NYC transfer tax purposes.
Cammeby’s International – $1.8 Billion JV with Harbor Group
Represented Cammeby’s International Group in a joint venture with Harbor Group International, LLC to purchase the $1.8 billion Beacon portfolio of 25 apartment communities with 9,000+ units in five states.
Fort Lauderdale Joint Venture High-Rise Development
Represented a partnership between affiliates of Rabina Properties and the Related Group in a joint venture with a fund managed by Perella Weinberg Partners to develop a high rise luxury condominium in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Brooklyn Residential and Commercial Condominium Joint Venture
Represented AEW Capital Management in a joint venture with Hope Street Capital to acquire and develop residential and commercial condominiums in Brooklyn.
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.
$220 Million Chicago Office Tower Acquisition
Represented The World-Wide Group and Cammeby's International in the $220 million joint venture acquisition of a Class A tower in Chicago, Illinois.
California Office Building Acquisitions
Represented Emmes Capital LLC in the joint venture acquisition of Class A office buildings located at 701 B Street and 707 Broadway, San Diego, California.
$380 Million National Apartment Complex Acquisition
Represented a joint venture between two major real estate companies in its $380 million acquisition and financing of 52 apartment complexes in 14 states.
$315 Million 43-Property Portfolio Acquisition
Represented a joint venture between two major real estate companies in its $315 million acquisition and financing of a 43-property portfolio of office and commercial buildings in Long Island, New York.
$161 Million Long Island Office Acquisition
Represented a joint venture between two major real estate companies in its $161.5 million acquisition and financing of two Long Island, New York office buildings.
Utah Resort Condo Acquisition
Represented a principal of a joint venture in the venture’s acquisition, from another of its principals, of a resort condominium in Deer Valley, Utah. In connection with the acquisition and future development of the resort, the joint venture also obtained up to $212 million in construction financing.
Asset Management Company – Acquisition of 370 Columbus Avenue
Represented of a major asset management company in its joint venture purchase, with a real estate investment firm, of 370 Columbus Avenue.
$800 Million Acquisition of 237 Park Avenue
Represented RXR Realty in its joint venture acquisition of 237 Park Avenue, a 1.2 million-square-foot office building located in the heart of the Grand Central District, between 45th and 46th Streets.