Several of his recent engagements include the following.
- Representing the U.S. real estate subsidiary of one of the largest Japanese conglomerates on its major equity investment in an office building development in New York City. In a joint venture among our client, a developer and an opportunity fund, the joint venture will demolish the existing office building and build a state-of-the-art, 691,000 square foot creative office building. This high profile project will be the first full-block office development on Manhattan’s Park Avenue in nearly 60 years.
- Representing a joint venture between Tokyo Trust Capital
Co., Ltd. and Meritage Properties in the $54 million acquisition and $25
million related financing of 1100 G Street, NW, an eleven-story office building
located in the heart of Washington, D.C. directly across from the Metro Center
- Representing an international investment fund with numerous real estate acquisition, real estate debt acquisition, joint venture and financing transactions across Japan, including office, retail, residential and hospitality properties, representing an aggregate transaction volume of over ¥48 billion ($479 million) in a twelve month period.
Representing numerous institutional lenders in connection with establishing Japan lending programs and the origination of various nonrecourse loans and the purchase of tokutei mokuteki kaisha bonds secured by real property located in Japan.