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Two Sklar Kirsh attorneys have been named to the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars List for their exceptional performance and peer recognition.

Two Sklar Kirsh attorneys have been named to the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars List for their exceptional performance and peer recognition.

Press, Real Estate

Las Vegas Office Building Trades for Record Price

Represented by Sklar Kirsh, Dornin Investment Group divested Marnell Corporate Center 4, a 93,650-square-foot Class A office building in Las Vegas, to Nidnats Corporation for $30.75 million. The $328-per-square-foot price is record for a multi-tenant, non-medical office building in Las

Press, Real Estate

Peter Fischer Moderating Panel at IMN Conference

Sklar Kirsh is sponsoring IMN’s 2nd Annual Middle-Market Multifamily Forum (West) where Peter Fischer, partner, will be moderating the panel entitled, “Working with Institutional Capital-The Large Multifamily Owner Session.”

Peter’s panel is at 9:30am on Monday, April 30th and will feature both sponsors and capital providers as speakers.  The conference will take place April 30th-May 1st at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel located at 101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, California 90401.

Press, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions

Sklar Kirsh Represents Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios in Acquisition of The Weather Channel

Entertainment Studios, Inc., one of the largest independent producers and distributors of film and television, with 41 shows on the air, and owner of eight 24-hour HD cable television networks reaching nearly 160 million aggregate subscribers nationwide, proudly announces its acquisition of the WEATHER GROUP, parent company of THE WEATHER CHANNEL television network and LOCAL NOW streaming service.  Byron Allen purchased the WEATHER GROUP through his company, Allen Media LLC, from The Blackstone Group, Bain Capital, and Comcast/NBCUniversal.

Press, Real Estate

New Standard Equities Acquires 120-Unit Lynnwood Complex for $24MM

After acquiring three multifamily communities in California and Washington last quarter in transactions totaling $74 million, New Standard Equities, Inc., a Los Angeles-based, full-service real estate investment and management company expects to be a net apartment buyer in 2018 as apartment fundamentals in high barrier to entry markets along the West Coast continue to improve.

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Recent Deals

Acquisitions & Dispositions, Recent Deals, Real Estate

Abady – Sale of commercial Property – WeHo

Represented 5th Gear, LLC, an affiliate of Abady Holdings, in its sale of a large commercial property located in West Hollywood, California for a purchase price of $80,000,000.

Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Recent Deals

Plastic bags manufacturer sale of assets

We represented a manufacturer and wholesale supplier of custom colored plastic bags and poly bags in connection with the sale of all of its assets to a strategic buyer.

Corporate, Recent Deals, Family Office

Family Office Loan

Represented our client, a family office, in a $2.5 million secured convertible loan to a leading online retailer. The loan will convert into the portfolio company’s Series B round, to be led by our client (in exchange for an additional cash investment), the terms of which we negotiated concurrently with the convertible loan arrangements.

Acquisitions & Dispositions, Recent Deals, Real Estate

Dornin – LV Office Sale

We represented DIG MCC, LLC, a subsidiary of Dornin Investment Group, LLC, as seller’s counsel in connection with a $30 million sale of an office building located in metropolitan Las Vegas in the Marnell Corporate Center.

Recent Deals, Real Estate, Financings

Lyon – West Grand Apartments

We represented Lyon Communities in connection with financing to fund the construction and development of West Grand Apartments, a 126-unit multifamily property located on 2.59 acres in Escondido, California.  Our client obtained a $29,500,000 senior loan from Comerica Bank and a $14,211,000 mezzanine loan from Colony Northstar Acquisitions, LLC.  The senior lender was represented by Buchalter and the mezzanine lender was represented by Proskauer.

Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Recent Deals

Art Brand – Wild Wings

We represented Art Brand Studios, LLC in its acquisition of Wild Wings, LLC, which publishes, manufactures, and distributes wildlife, sporting, and nostalgic/Americana art prints and art-related products.

Corporate, Entertainment & Media, Film Finance, Recent Deals, Debt Financing

Marvista credit facility

Represented Mar Vista Entertainment in amending and extending its senior secured revolving credit facility.

Acquisitions & Dispositions, Recent Deals, Real Estate

11434 Pico Blvd Apts Investors – Acquisition

Represented 11434 Pico Boulevard Apartments Investors, LLC in connection with its acquisition of property on Pico Boulevard in West Los Angeles that is intended to be redeveloped with multi-family housing. The acquisition also included the negotiation of a buy-out of the existing lease with the night club tenant. The buyer is a joint venture between an affiliate of our client, ADC Real Estate Group, Ltd., and an affiliate of Strand Advisors, represented by SSL Law Firm LLP. The joint venture obtained a one-year (with two, six-month extensions) $7,100,000 acquisition loan from Comerica Bank, who was represented by Sheppard Mullin.

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