Will advises opportunity funds, institutional investors, investment funds, private equity funds, operators and developers in all phases of real property investment, development, secured financing, acquisitions and dispositions of real estate portfolios, joint ventures, construction and other corporate real estate activities.

Will takes a practical approach to every deal by focusing on the business needs of his clients and managing any legal issues that arise.  Clients rely on his ability to efficiently negotiate, document and close every deal.  His practice focuses on transactions involving office, industrial, retail, hotel, multifamily, and mixed-use properties, as well as entitled development projects and raw land.

  • Will's recent engagements include the following:

    Advised an international opportunity fund in a joint venture with a local real estate development company in the acquisition, development and financing of three infill development sites located in Oakland and Berkeley, California for the purpose of building 375 multi-family units and over 40,000 square feet of retail space.     

    Represented a real estate fund in a joint venture with a local property investment and management firm in the acquisition, construction financing and development of an approximately 310,000-square foot, to be completed Class A office campus in El Segundo, California.

    Representation of a subsidiary of a global opportunity fund in the acquisition of vacant land in San Francisco, California to be developed with the assistance of a local development manager as a 124,000 square-foot mixed-use building over one subterranean parking level and an approximately 10,000 square-foot church/sanctuary.

    Advised an international opportunity fund in a joint venture with a local asset manager in the acquisition and financing of an approximately 97,835-square foot, Class “B+” multi-tenant office complex located in a corporate park in San Diego, California.

    Represented a real estate fund in the acquisition and financing of an approximately 100,000-square foot, Class “A-” multi-tenant office building in Santa Monica, California.

    Represented an industrial-focused real estate opportunity fund in connection with a $22.8 million acquisition of a six-property industrial portfolio consisting of over 900,000 square feet in Chicago, Illinois.

    Represented a joint venture in connection with a $64,400,000 acquisition, construction financing and development for the construction and renovations to a historic office building in San Diego, California.

    Advised an international opportunity fund in a joint venture with a local asset manager in connection with a concurrent $40 million mortgage loan financing and a $20 million mezzanine loan financing for an office building located in a premier location in Los Angeles, California.

    Representation a joint venture for the disposition of an approximately 90,000 square feet Class “A” office building located in Playa Vista, California, for approximately $48,000,000.

    Represented a subsidiary of a global real estate fund in the acquisition and financing for an approximately 160,000 rentable square foot, Class B office portfolio comprised of three buildings located in San Jose, California.

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