Tenant and Corporate Real Estate

Representative Matters

  • Represented restaurant operator/developer in a 24 property sale/leaseback, and simultaneously closed $20,000,000 in loans secured by the assets of entities operating 63 fast food restaurants, including Taco Bell, Kentucky Fried Chicken, T.G.I. Friday’s, Blaze Pizza, Old Chicago and Long John Silver’s.  

  • National and Chicago-based developers in connection with the acquisition, development, construction, leasing, financing and sale of shopping centers and retail properties throughout the United States.

  • Completing a lease of 100,000 rentable square feet in downtown Chicago, for a large multinational consulting firm.

  • Completing an amended and restated office lease for 40,000 rentable square feet in New York City.

  • Handling a build-to-suit lease for an international consulting company in Sarasota, Florida.

  • National representation of a leading health and life insurer and benefits administrator in all of its corporate real estate requirements, including purchase and disposition, leasing, build-to-suit transactions and construction agreements.

  • Negotiating a 150,000 rentable square foot space reduction and extension lease agreement in the West Loop of Chicago.

  • Negotiating a 25,000 rentable square foot space reduction and relocation transaction in the northern suburbs of the Chicago metropolitan area.

  • Negotiating a headquarters relocation from out of state into 130,000 rentable square feet of downtown Chicago office space.

  • Regional counsel for a major U.S. financial institution, handling over 100 transactions that include ground, office and retail leases, acquisitions and dispositions and easement agreements.

  • Representation of a video game manufacturer in negotiating a sale-leaseback of its campus, managing its national portfolio of properties and the acquisition and disposition of individual sites.

  • Completing a sale-leaseback headquarters site for a national company in the western suburbs of the Chicago metropolitan area.

  • Securing a 271,470 rentable square foot industrial lease in Anaheim, California.