Pittsburg River Park Sale
Represented the seller, Johns Manville, in the sale of this former manufacturing site of asphalt and asbestos roofing materials, which was contaminated with asbestos, petroleum hydrocarbons and various volatile organic compounds. The sale to Pittsburg River Park, LLC, an affiliate of Renova Partners, involved the shifting of various environmental responsibilities and liabilities to the buyer, which obligations were secured and backed by deeds of trust and insurance programs.
Piers 1½, 3, and 5, San Francisco
Represented San Francisco Waterfront Partners in its acquisition, entitlement, financing, leasing and management of Piers 1½, 3 & 5, an historic waterfront property in San Francisco, California. The revitalized Piers 1½, 3 and 5 on San Francisco's historic waterfront have been named among the 17 finalists nationwide for the Urban Land Institute's annual 2010 Award for Excellence, which were selected from a list of 170 entries from all over the Americas.
Los Angeles World Airports
Represent Los Angeles World Airports in connection with over $15 billion of new construction at LAX, the transfer of the Ontario International Airport to a joint powers authority comprising the City of Ontario and the County of San Bernardino, and in trial in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Miracle Mile Office Tower, Los Angeles
Represented The Swig Company in its $150 million joint venture purchase of 6300 Wilshire Blvd., a Class A office building in the Miracle Mile.
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.
Office Building Purchase, Pasadena CA
We represented The Swig Company in its acquisition of an eight-story, 85,860-square foot office building in downtown Pasadena’s Playhouse District.
Levi Strauss Headquarters Lease
Represented Levi Strauss & Company in the negotiation of the renewal of its headquarters lease at Levi's Plaza in San Francisco, California, a transaction involving over 500,000 rentable square feet of office space. Levi Strauss & Co. is one of the world's largest branded apparel companies and the global leader in jeanswear, marketing its products in more than 110 countries worldwide.
Point Molate Tribal Resort and Casino
Represent Upstream Point Molate LLC, the developer of a billion-dollar Indian tribal resort development in the City of Richmond proposing to include hotels, casinos, performance facilities, a shopping center, residential development and tribal facilities on a former Naval Fuel Depot situated along San Francisco Bay. The Final Environmental Impact Report was certified by the City of Richmond in 2011.
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.
San Francisco SOMA Office Property Refinancing
Represented The Swig Company in its $75 million refinancing of an office property in San Francisco’s SOMA district.