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 a private debt fund, as lender’s counsel, in connection with a $22,000,000 loan to refinance an existing loan on a high street retail property adjacent to West Hollywood. Borrower was represented by Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC out of Denver.
  • Represented Inspire Hollywood PropCo, LLC, an affiliate of the Bond Companies, in its acquisition of real property located in Hollywood, California from the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles for a purchase price of $12,500,000.  We also assisted our client in obtaining a loan to acquire the property from CIBC Bank USA in the amount of $12,268,750.  Seller was represented by O’Melveny & Myers LLP and Lender was represented by Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP.
  • Represented Oak Harbor Fee Owner, LLC, an affiliate of New Standard Equities, LLC, in connection with its sale of a 107-unit multi-family residential project known as Anchor Pointe Apartments located in Oak Harbor, Washington, for a purchase price of $15,100,000.  Buyer was represented by Dagle Law Office, LLC.
  • Represented West Corona Freeway Center Owner LLC, an affiliate of Brasa Real Estate Fund, LP and PRES Real Estate Investments LLC, in connection with its acquisition of the Corona Freeway Center located in Corona, California, and obtaining a $7,750,000 acquisition loan from Oceanview Commercial Mortgage Finance, LLC in connection therewith.  The seller was not represented by counsel, but the lender was represented by Polsinelli LLP.
  • Represented Lighthouse SM, LLC (an affiliate of The Lighthouse Group, LLC) in connection with the refinancing of an apartment complex in Indianapolis, Indiana, with a $9,700,000 loan from CBRE Capital Markets, Inc. (to be acquired by Freddie Mac).  The lender was represented by Pepper Hamilton LLP.
  • Represented B.H. Inverness II, LLC and B.H. 327 Inverness, LLC (affiliates of B.H. Properties, LLC) in connection with a $13,400,000 loan from MUFG Union Bank, N.A. secured by an office building in Englewood, Colorado.  A portion of the proceeds of the loan are being used for certain capital improvements to reposition the project.  The lender was represented by Rutan & Tucker, LLP.
  • Represented Tides Equities, LLC in connection with the $39,750,000 joint venture acquisition of the Modern on the Rail Apartments, a 488-unit apartment complex in Phoenix, Arizona.  Equity was provided by Asset Management Consultants, Inc., which was represented by Davies Lemmis Raphaely.  Financing was provided Colony Capital Acquisitions, LLC which was represented by Polsinelli, PC.
  • Represented Columbia Pacific Advisors (as lender) in connection with a $23,250,000 loan to SE Austin Global Land, LLC.  The loan financed the conversion and build out of an existing industrial/warehouse building to a public market concept which will include a public market, a 386-unit apartment building, and a 105,000 SF office building.  The project is located in Austin, Texas and will be branded as St. Elmo Public Market.  The borrower was represented by David L. Herbert, P.C.
  • Represented an affiliate of Redwood-Kairos Real Estate Value Fund VI, LLP, the equity partner in a joint venture with Knightvest Capital to purchase a 252-unit multi-family residential property in Conroe, Texas known as Regency at Woodland Townhomes. The purchase was funded in part by a $31,314,000 loan originated by Berkeley Point Capital, LLC, d/b/a Newmark Knight Frank to be assigned to Freddie Mac.  Lender was represented by Cassin & Cassin, LLP.  Knghtvest Capital was represented by Baker Lopez PLLC.
  • Represented an affiliate of Redwood-Kairos Real Estate Value Fund VI, LLP, the equity partner in a joint venture with Knightvest Capital to purchase a 384-unit multi-family residential property in Conroe, Texas known as Foundations at Woodland Apartments. The purchase was funded in part by a $36,959,000 loan originated by Berkeley Point Capital, LLC, d/b/a Newmark Knight Frank to be assigned to Freddie Mac.  Lender was represented by Cassin & Cassin, LLP.  Knghtvest Capital was represented by Baker Lopez PLLC.
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  • We've built our agency in part by being faster, more attentive, and smarter than the competition. We can't do that unless our partners are of the same caliber. The team at Sklar Kirsh has proven time and again that they are as hungry and committed as we are. The relationship with our agency and Sklar Kirsh could not be more cohesive. They have an expert understanding of our business and provide trustworthy advice - especially in difficult situations.
    — Marc Simons, Manager of Giant Spoon LLC

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