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Development - Office, Residential & Hotel

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We are among the leading lawyers in the assemblage and development of office, residential and hotel properties in New York City. Our real estate development lawyers can assist owners, developers and investors from start to finish, from assemblage, acquisition and financing, through the suite of development, design and construction agreements necessary to implement the plan, to sales and leasing once the project is complete.

The list of projects where we played a leading role is long and includes:

  • 7 West 21st Street - Negotiated joint venture and interim loan for construction of apartment building
  • Kaufman Astoria Studios Expansion - Acquisition, construction loan, economic development leaseback for new stage, closed street for back lot and development parcel
  • 10 Sullivan, SoHo - Assemblage, joint venture, interim financing and pending construction loan
  • 250 West 55th Street - Acquisition, assemblage, air rights and joint venture
  • 101 Wall Street - Conversion of office building to residential condominium including termination of office leases, construction loan, offering plan and sell out
  • Hudson Yards Area - Ground lease to developer, subsequent assemblage and modification of ground lease with air rights component
  • Flatbush Avenue - Modification of ground lease for assembled site
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel Times Square - Ground lease to developer with construction supervision
  • TriBeca Film Center - Organized condominium structure
  • W Hotel Times Square - Acquisition and joint venture
  • Weill Cornell Medical Research building redevelopment at 407 East 67th Street - Ground lease for development
  • Viceroy Hotel at 120 East 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan - Ground lease for development
  • 10 West 21st Street - Ground lease to developer with development supervision
  • Metropolitan College Bronx Campus - Acquisition and negotiation of condominium regime and tax credits
  • 250 Eighth Avenue – Acquisition and development
  • 407 East 61st Street - Ground lease to developer including leasehold condominium
  • New York City Partnership Foundation Inc. (affiliate of the Partnership for New York City) - Pro bono negotiation of bridge loan for development of Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty’s Senior Center on Staten Island
  • Astoria Gardens - Residential development, acquisition, join venture, construction agreements, construction loan

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