The Sklar Kirsh Real Estate Practice Group represents a wide array of institutional, entrepreneurial, and family office clients throughout the real estate life cycle involving the acquisition, financing, capital raising, leasing and ultimately the sale of all commercial and residential asset classes. In addition to providing legal services at the highest level, we have developed meaningful relationships within the capital markets and have successfully introduced our clients to both equity and financing sources for the capitalization of their projects.

While structuring real estate transactions, our attorneys have the legal knowledge, business acumen and capital market connections to provide superior legal counsel and business advice to our clients.

Representative Matters

  • Represented TruAmerica Multifamily, LLC, in connection with its joint venture acquisition of the Vinings Corner Apartments, a 360-unit multifamily apartment project located in Smyrna, Georgia.
  • Represented Tides Equities, LLC in connection with its $31,300,000 joint venture acquisition of a 227-unit apartment community known as The Standard Apartments, located in Tempe, Arizona.  Equity was provided by Beverly Pacific, LLC, which was represented by Eisner, PC.  Financing was provided Colony Capital, which was represented by Polsinelli PC.
  • Represented an affiliate of Lion Real Estate Group in connection with the acquisition of “Glengarry Heights,” a multi-family property located in Nashville, Tennessee for a purchase price of $13,120,000, as well as in connection with a $10,360,000 acquisition loan from Berkadia.  The Seller was represented by Tune, Entrekin & White, P.C., and the lender was represented by Troutman Sanders.
  • Represented NextGen Apartments LLC in connection with the $9,485,000 refinancing of the Rosedown Apartments, a 108 unit apartment complex located at 6500 47th Street, Sacramento, California 95823. Financing was provided by Greystone Servicing Corporation, Inc./Fannie Mae who was represented by Cassin & Cassin LLP. The refinancing included the defeasance of a loan held by CitiBank, N.A., as Trustee for the registered holders of Deutsche Mortgage & Asset Receiving Corporation, Multifamily Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2011-K16 who was represented by Polsinelli.
  • Represented Tanglewoods Apartments LLC, an affiliate of The Lighthouse Group, LLC, in connection with its refinancing of a 772-unit apartment complex in Indianapolis, Indiana, commonly known as The Legend at Speedway.  The $26,700,000 loan was originated by Berkeley Point Capital LLC dba Newmark Knight Frank on behalf of Fannie Mae.  The lender was represented by Pepper Hamilton LLP.
  • Represented Kazi Property Group in its acquisition of the Desert Peaks Apartments located in El Paso, Texas for a purchase price of $6,250,000.  The acquisition was a joint venture with Realty Mogul, who was represented by Abram Roy LLP.  The transaction also included the formation of a syndication for our client’s member entity in the joint venture, and an acquisition loan in the amount of $6,212,500 from Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.
  • Represented RC Acquisitions (“RCA”) in connection with the modification of two existing loans with Citibank, N.A. (“Lender”) covering RCA’s properties located at 131 S. Maple Drive, Beverly Hills, California and 9955 Durant Drive, Beverly Hills, California.  The modification facilitated RCA’s $80,000,000 acquisition of the Linea Apartments located at 215 West Lake Street, Chicago, Illinois.  The Lender was represented by Real Estate Law Group, LLP.
  • Represented Lyon Living in connection with the refinancing of an existing loan (senior and mezz) on “The George”, a residential apartment community located in Anaheim, California.  The refinancing consisted of a $95,600,000 senior loan from HFF (represented by Moss & Barnett), and a $11,520,000 preferred equity investment from Fundrise West Coast Opportunistic REIT, LLC (represented by Ballard Spahr).
  • Represented TruAmerica Multifamily, LLC, in connection with the sale of Haven at Charbonneau Apartment Homes, a 126-unit multi-family apartment building located in Tualatin, Oregon, to a subsidiary of Gleiberman Investments, Inc., for $22,600,000.  Buyer was represented by Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP.
  • Represented Tides Equities, LLC in connection with the $27,500,000 joint venture acquisition of the Arbors at 5th Apartments, a 197-unit apartment complex in Tempe, Arizona.  Equity was provided by Asset Management Consultants, Inc., which was represented by Davies Lemmis Raphaely.  Financing was provided MF-1 Capital LLC which was represented by Holland & Knight LLP.
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  • “Sklar Kirsh has been acting as our outside general counsel for several years. The firm has done a superlative job for Caldera Medical. I have found them to be fairly priced and judicious in the amount of time they spend on matters. I value the firm's negotiation skills and, most importantly, I trust their guidance.”
    — Bryon L. Merade, CEO Caldera Medical, Inc.

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