Brandon leverages his business acumen to advise a diverse clientele of opportunity funds, core operators, lenders, and developers on real estate transactions throughout the United States.  

Real estate transactions require a practical approach that considers the business proposition in addition to the potential legal liabilities. Brandon takes this approach to every deal, whether representing a multi-billion dollar opportunity fund in the formation of a joint venture for the acquisition of an office building, or representing a developer in a ground-up residential development. As noted in his engagements below, his practice covers a variety of real estate transactions and asset types. including financings, acquisitions, dispositions, and joint ventures for residential, mixed-use, commercial, and industrial properties. 

    • Representing an opportunity fund in the formation of a joint venture for the acquisition and ground-up development of a high-rise condominium in San Diego, California, including obtaining a borrower financing and placement of preferred equity.
    • Representing an opportunity fund in the formation of a joint venture for the acquisition and development of a mixed-use condominium building in Boston, Massachusetts.
    • Representing an opportunity fund obtaining an acquisition loan of over $100 million for an office building in Washington, DC.
    • Representing an opportunity fund in a recapitalization of multi-property residential portfolio and placement of preferred equity in San Francisco, California.  
    • Representing a core buyer in a joint venture for the acquisition of a commercial office building in Oakland, California.
    • Representing a seller in the sale of a retail office condominium building in Los Angeles, California.
    • Representing a seller in the sale of a $150 million industrial real estate portfolio.
    • Negotiating office lease on behalf of tenant in a Class A office building in Los Angeles, California.
    • Representing an institutional lender in the origination of a $500 million mortgage and mezzanine loan secured by a luxury hotel in Hawaii.
    • Pro Bono representation of a teenage undocumented immigrant in an application for permanent residence in the United States.

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