Sale of Historic Wakefield Building, Oakland
Represented The Swig Company and STARS Real Estate Investments in the $29.9 million sale of the historic Wakefield Building in Oakland, Calif. The 1920s building includes 56,666-square-feet of creative office space and is LEED Gold certified.
American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Strand Theater Project
Assisted American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) in developing the Strand Theater, a new performing arts facility on Market Street. Tasks have included real estate transactional representation, tax exempt entity formation and qualification, land use entitlements and New Market and Historic tax credits expertise.
$130 Million Office Building Sale
20-Acre Premier Development Site, Redwood City
300+ Unit Residential Project, Petaluma
This sale of an active quarry, concrete recycling center and asphaltic batch processing site to a national homebuilder for development of single-family homes required complex environmental risk sharing agreements between the quarry operator, the seller of the property and the buyer. The issues presented included quarry closure requirements and the remediation of groundwater contamination and petroleum contaminated soils. The environmental risks were allocated through work plans, various indemnification provisions and insurance programs.
330 Townsend Office Building, San Francisco
Represent ATC Partners in sale of 330 Townsend office building in San Francisco.
Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Assisted Berkeley Repertory Theatre in the acquisition of a 62,000 square-foot building in West Berkeley, allowing Berkeley Rep to pay 50% less for 50% more space. The acquisition allows the theatre to consolidate all its pre-production activities into one campus.
Chicago Fairmont Hotel
Development of Elephant Preserve
Diamond Heights Shopping Center
Downtown Long Beach Office Building Disposition
Represented The Swig Company in the sale of its 460,000-square-foot office building in downtown Long Beach, Calif. In addition, we resolved a water discharge issue at the property and advised on the tax aspects of the transaction.
Embarcadero Capital Partners
Represented Embarcadero Capital Partners in the acquisition, disposition and financing of over 25 office properties on the West and East coasts.
Embarcadero Corporate Center, Palo Alto
Historic Pasadena Office Complex
Represented Swig Co. LLC in its $26.1 million purchase of a 72,500-square-foot office complex and adjacent parking garage in Pasadena, CA.
Kaiser Center, Oakland
Represented The Swig Company in its acquisition of the Kaiser Center, a 900,000-plus square foot mixed-use complex, in Oakland, CA.
Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group
Large Scale Solar
In addition to representing the developer in the permitting and environmental review processes, we negotiated purchase and sale agreements with more than 50 owners for approximately 8,000 acres of agricultural land for two large solar energy facilities.
Manufacturing and Distribution Facility Disposition
Murphy Crossing Campus, Milpitas
Office Building Purchase, Pasadena CA
Pittsburg River Park Sale
Price Family Vineyards
Prominent San Jose Office Development Acquisition
San Francisco SOMA Office Property Refinancing
San Ysidro Ranch, Montecito
The San Ysidro Ranch is an exclusive hotel property in the foothills of the Santa Ynez Mountains in Montecito, California. We represented Auberge Resorts in connection with the sale of the Ranch to Ty Properties, Inc. In connection with the sale, we negotiated the hotel management agreement, under which Auberge continues to manage the property.
Sherman Plaza East & West, Van Nuys, CA
VF Outdoor Corporate Campus, Alameda
Represented the developer of a build-to-suit new corporate campus consisting of four buildings for VF Outdoor, owner of such brands as North Face, in connection with developer entity formation, land purchase, build-to-suit lease with option to purchase, construction agreements and construction financing.