Negotiation of a permanent loan with a pension fund secured by a Washington, D.C., landmark 394-room luxury hotel, a 218,635-square-foot first-class office building, and a 24,770-square-foot retail building.
Negotiation of a permanent loan for a borrower for a 1,034,772-square-foot Washington, D.C. office complex.
Real estate representation of a division of a Fortune 100 company in the $2 billion sale of that company's worldwide assets.
Representation of a consortium of purchasers in a ground lease acquisition bid for the $10 billion World Trade Center in New York City.
Representation of a Fortune 100 company in its leasing worldwide.
Representation of a Washington, D.C. Class A owner as landlord in office and retail leasing throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
Representation of a European seller in the sale of a 4,000-acre site in Prince William County, Virginia. After that transaction closed, Dorothea was hired by the opposing party purchaser for the development and contract sales work for its development at the site.
Representation of a major hotel REIT in connection with its nationwide restaurant portfolio.
Representation of the lead lender in a redevelopment loan in Baltimore for the Montgomery Park site. The deal included seven layers of debt and grants and 27 interlocking entities.
Representation of major national and regional lending institutions with pre-workout and pre-foreclosure review of loan documents and title and claims issues; delivery of analysis and readying project for foreclosure/deed in lieu or note sale; condominium association and HOA issues; lease review and addressing defaulted tenants; preparation for post-foreclosure stabilization for residential, commercial, mixed use, office, retail, industrial, hospitality projects and portfolios.
Representation of national lender in forbearance and workout of multi-parcel urban portfolio of prominent developer.
Representation of investor/developer in mezzanine loans and restructuring of residential developments.
Representation of various investment banks in designing and drafting LIBOR-based swap documentation for programs with Fannie Mae and real estate backed securities.
Counsel to individual guarantor to avoid bankruptcy and personal liability in connection with a variety of defaulted real estate loans; the largest single loan in the amount of $145 million.
Representation of a national mid-market lender in connection with a wide range of foreclosures, restructurings and creditors' rights matters in an extensive portfolio of troubled loans in multiple jurisdictions.
Direction and evaluation for a Japanese bank regarding all underwriting decisions for finance of two occupied office buildings in Washington, D.C., for a loan between the bank and the bank's Japanese client. The project involved not only assimilation of Japanese business customs, but also bridging gap between those customs, U.S. real estate lending practice and the OCC.
Analysis and negotiation of a highly political and complex joint venture and service contract between a Washington, D.C. nonprofit service provider and national nonprofit organization in response to U.S. Department of Agriculture grant funding housing for mothers and boarder babies.
Negotiation of billions of dollars of diverse contracts: purchase and sale, financing, workouts, development, environmental, executive employment, parking, management, leasing, brokerage and commission agreements, and marketing.
Coordination and guidance of the negotiation of two Fortune 500 companies in the purchase and sale of a research facility for a confidential multibillion-dollar government defense contract.