RECENT TRANSACTIONS JR Kasman, PLLC routinely provides advice to commercial real estate owners, lenders, and a wide variety of other business entities, institutions, and individuals.

Calendar Year 2021

Some of the transactions the firm successfully handled during calendar year 2021 include the representation of a:

  • Labor union in connection with the acquisition of an office building;
  • Commercial real estate portfolio owners in connection with a large securitized loan secured by mixed-use (office and retail) property;
  • Labor union in connection with the sale of commercial property;
  • Commercial real estate portfolio owner in connection with the refinance of a shopping center;
  • Commercial real estate partnership in connection with a corporate restructure project;
  • Commercial real estate portfolio owner in connection with the acquisition of commercial real estate investment interests;
  • Landlord in connection with a complex commercial lease amendment;
  • Agricultural landowner in connection with the negotiation and review of solar easement transactions;
  • Office landlord in connection with a commercial lease agreement; and
  • Labor union in connection with the sale of commercial property and general business law matters.

Calendar Year 2020

Some of the transactions the firm successfully handled during calendar year 2020 include the representation of a:

  • Fortune 50 company in connection with the sale of an office building;
  • Labor union in connection with the proposed acquisition of two office buildings;
  • Labor union in connection with the acquisition of a mixed use building;
  • Borrower in connection with two bridge loans;
  • Landlord in connection with an office lease;
  • Commercial real estate retail/office joint venture in connection with corporate restructure;
  • Commercial real estate portfolio owner in connection with refinance loan for a shopping center;
  • Commercial real estate joint venture in connection with membership interest transfers and consents;
  • Seller in connection with the sale of vacant land parcel;
  • Seller in connection with the sale of office building;
  • Landlord in connection with an office lease amendment; and
  • Consulting company in connection with various contract matters including office lease.

Calendar Year 2019

Some of the transactions the firm successfully handled during calendar year 2019 include the representation of a:

  • commercial real estate portfolio owner in connection with the defeasance and refinance of a $45,000,000 loan secured by a retail/office building;
  • government agency in connection with the sale of an office/retail site in New York City;
  • Fortune 50 company in connection with the sale of multiple office sites;
  • commercial real estate portfolio owner in connection with a $15,000,000 refinance loan secured by a mixed use (retail/office) site;
  • government agency in connection with the negotiation of a New York City office lease;
  • commercial real estate portfolio owner, as local counsel, on a $6,000,000 supplemental loan secured by Virginia multifamily property;
  • commercial real estate owner, as local Virginia counsel, on a $39,900,000 loan secured by multifamily property and $2,500,000 loan secured by multifamily property;
  • commerical real estate portfolio owner, as landlord’s counsel, in connection with a retail lease;
  • commercial real estate owner in connection with the proposed acquisition of a Maryland office site;
  • Texas real estate developer, as Maryland local opinion counsel, in connection with a $4,000,000+ acquisition loan;
  • commercial real estate portfolio owner in connection with an estate planning related corporate restructure for a mixed-use site;
  • commercial real estate portfolio owner, as landlord’s counsel, in connection with multiple retail lease disputes;
  • commercial real estate owner, as local Virginia counsel, on a $10,000,000 loan secured by multifamily property;
  • startup founder in connection with general contract matters;
  • former federal government official in connection with general business matters;
  • consulting company in connection with various contract matters;
  • commercial real estate portfolio owner, as landlord’s counsel, in connection with a lease amendment for an industrial site; and
  • commercial real estate portfolio owner, as local opinion counsel, in connection with a $45,000,000 retail loan governed by Washington, D.C. law.

Calendar Year 2018

Some of the transactions the firm successfully handled during calendar year 2018 include the representation of a:

  • commercial real estate portfolio owner, as local counsel, in connection with $100,000,000 complex Washington, D.C. region property sale involving Fortune 300 company;
  • Fortune 50 company in connection with the sale of commercial property working with local counsel in Nevada;
  • global investigations firm in connection with commercial lease agreement in the southern United States working with Georgia/Tennessee local counsel;
  • commercial real estate portfolio owner, as co-borrower’s counsel, on $29,000,000 institutional loan with structured tenant in common agreement for Virginia multifamily property;
  • Federal lending regulator in connection with New York lending compliance analysis;
  • private equity firm with east and west coast business presence in connection with commercial lease agreement;
  • consulting company operating in Washington, D.C. and New York in connection with contract dispute and settlement;
  • consulting company in connection with various contract agreements related to domestic and international matters;
  • New York political action committee in connection with contract agreement;
  • commercial real estate portfolio owner in connection with Maryland lease termination agreement;
  • commercial real estate portfolio owner in connection with Maryland shopping center refinance;
  • seller in connection with closing of complex sales contract for the transfer of commercial property in Washington, D.C.;
  • joint venture partner in connection with indemnity agreement between joint venture partners;
  • commercial real estate owner in connection with sale of office building in Maryland;
  • landlord in connection with lien release agreement analysis;
  • landlord in connection with Maryland lease modification;
  • nonprofit founder in connection with preliminary strategy and analysis related to potential New York legislation and enterprise formation; and
  • startup founder in connection with entity selection, formation and licensing in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Calendar Year 2017

Some of the transactions the firm successfully handled during calendar year 2017 include the representation of a:

  • tenant in connection with its lease of K Street office space in NW, D.C.;
  • commercial property owner in connection with the refinance of four retail sites (multi-state) with national tenants containing approximately 168,000 square feet of leased space;
  • Fortune 50 company in connection with the sale of Washington, D.C. (NOMA) site slated for mixed use redevelopment project;
  • New York political action committee in connection with general business and corporate law matters;
  • landlord in connection with lease of space to national financial institution;
  • consulting company in connection with various contract negotiations;
  • New York startup in connection with corporate formation matters;
  • Borrower in connection with refinance of office building in Maryland;
  • Developer in connection with the sale of retail condominium unit in Virginia;
  • Borrower in connection with D.C. local counsel matters on $25,850,000 loan facility;
  • Borrower in connection with Virginia local counsel matters on $50,000,000 loan facility;
  • Preparation and negotiation of joint venture agreement for residential real estate development project;
  • seller in connection with the negotiation of complex sales contract for the transfer of commercial property in Washington, D.C.;
  • Fortune 50 company in connection with the sale of commercial property to a municipal authority;
  • publicly traded lender in connection with two loan modifications;
  • borrower in connection with local counsel matters on a $29,000,000 loan facility;
  • real estate portfolio owner in connection with reciprocal easement agreement between office and residential parcels;
  • Washington, D.C. area business owner in connection with contract dispute;
  • real estate portfolio owner in connection with easement and technology agreements; and
  • real estate developer in connection with master joint venture agreement.

Calendar Year 2016

Some of the transactions the firm successfully handled during calendar year 2016 include the representation of a:

  • borrower in connection with a refinance and acquisition loan secured by boutique inn;
  • developer in connection with joint venture agreement related to the acquisition of two office buildings containing 188,000 square feet;
  • lender in connection with demand letter and enforcement strategy planning related to loan default;
  • real estate developer and operator in connection with joint venture agreement for the acquisition of prominent retail and office development;
  • real estate developer and operator in connection with joint venture agreement for residential real estate project;
  • regional lender in connection with the refinance of urban mixed use property;
  • consulting company in connection with multiple agreements with aircraft manufacturing companies;
  • real estate developer in connection with acquisition due diligence for industrial flex site;
  • institutional lender, as local counsel, in connection with the refinance of an office building;
  • consulting company in connection with corporate restructure and succession planning;
  • real estate developer in connection with joint venture agreement related to condo conversion project;
  • borrower in connection with the financing of a shopping mall redevelopment;
  • Fortune ranked institution in connection with the sale of commercial property;
  • commercial property owner in connection with membership interest purchase agreement;
  • borrower, as local counsel, in connection with multi-million dollar credit facility placed by publicly traded lender;
  • consulting company in connection with contract with international bankruptcy consultants and technology solutions company;
  • lender in connection with loan modification;
  • technology startup in connection with company formation and general corporate matters;
  • real estate developer in connection with commercial lease agreement;
  • real estate developer and operator in connection with amendment to commercial lease agreement;
  • real estate developer in connection with refinance of multifamily property; and
  • real estate owner in connection with commercial lease expansion and amendment.

Calendar Year 2015

Some of the transactions the firm successfully handled during calendar year 2015 include the representation of a:

  • borrower in connection with the refinance of a 310 unit multifamily property with life company lender;
  • landlord in connection with the restructure of a commercial lease agreement with a big-box retailer;
  • buyer in connection with the financed acquisition of an office building and related joint venture agreement;
  • landlord in connection with a commercial lease agreement with regional office tenant;
  • borrower in connection with the refinance of office and industrial properties with regional lenders;
  • Fortune 50 institution in connection with portfolio sale of commercial property;
  • principal of real estate development company in connection with estate related commercial real estate transfers;
  • regional lender in connection with the refinance of two office/industrial flex sites;
  • landlord in connection with lease agreement with nonprofit tenant;
  • borrower, as local counsel, in connection with TIC structured finance transaction;
  • tenant in connection with commercial lease agreement amendment;
  • landlord in connection with commercial lease renewal dispute;
  • borrower, as local counsel, in connection with institutional loan secured by multiple assets;
  • former Presidential Administration official in connection with consulting contracts and general business law matters;
  • foreign government affiliate, as landlord’s counsel, in connection with commercial lease agreement;
  • developer in connection with the acquisition of two office buildings containing over 112,000 rentable square feet;
  • borrower in connection with CMBS loan;
  • Fortune 50 institution in connection with multiple sales of commercial property and general real estate portfolio matters;
  • regional developer in connection with joint venture agreement for the acquisition of commercial property in the District of Columbia;
  • property owner in connection with the sale of urban infill site;
  • national trade association in connection with the sale of commercial property;
  • Fortune ranked lender, institutional lender and regional lender (as local counsel) in connection with multiple commercial loans secured by various multifamily and retail sites;
  • borrower, as local counsel, in connection with a $75,000,000 line of credit secured by multiple asset pools; and
  • non-profit organization, as landlord’s counsel, in connection with a commercial lease transaction and related leasing matters.

Calendar Year 2014

Some of the transactions the firm successfully handled during calendar year 2014 include the representation of a:

  • publicly traded financial institution making a permanent loan secured by an urban multi-tenant retail site;
  • regional developer in connection with the sale of an office building;
  • real estate portfolio owner in connection with the acquisition of retail property, assumption of a 126,000 square foot lease and assumption of a securitized loan;
  • seller in connection with the sale of a commercial development site;
  • bank in connection with a construction facility and line of credit;
  • developer on a joint venture agreement for the development of multifamily property;
  • publicly traded financial institution making a permanent loan secured by institutional property;
  • landlord in connection with a restaurant lease;
  • developer in connection with the sale of securitized real estate products;
  • designer in connection with a start-up; and
  • debtor in connection with a loan workout agreement.