Representation of an entity comprised of Starwood Capital and the LeFrak Organization in the $610 million sale of the 1 Hotel South Beach, one of South Beach's largest oceanfront luxury resort properties, to Bethesda, Maryland-based Host Hotels & Resorts. The hotel totals 1.1 million square feet, including 160,000 square feet of meeting space, eight food and beverage outlets, and 23,000 square feet of retail.
Representation of Oleta Partners, LLC, a joint venture comprised of affiliates of the LeFrak Organization and Turnberry Associates, in the successful negotiation of the long-term ground lease and complicated leasehold financing for a 185-acre brownfields redevelopment site in the City of North Miami...
Representation of 900 Collins Avenue in its efforts to build a multimillion-dollar development on a property with a protected historic building. We successfully obtained a writ of mandamus requiring the City of Miami Beach to issue a permit allowing the demolition of the historic structure, which th...