Real Estate

Acquisitions & Sales

Greenberg Glusker represents buyers and sellers in all varieties and structures of transactions.  Our attorneys have advised clients in deals that involved portfolios of property, carry-back financing, and sale-leaseback arrangements.  Whether an institutional real estate company building an investment portfolio or an individual disposing of a long-held family asset, our lawyers ensure that all aspects of the clients’ deals are evaluated and their objectives are satisfied.

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Representative Experience

  • Ongoing representation of Costco Wholesale Corporation in the acquisition and development warehouse club facilities.  Our firm has advised the client in transactions involving more than 15 million square feet of retail and distribution facility space
  • Ongoing representation of Rexford Industrial in its acquisition of industrial properties.  Recent transactions include the $56.2 million purchase of a 473,345 square foot complex in Glendale, California, and the $59.1 million acquisition of the 1.2 million square foot Mission Oaks Corporate Center, located in Camarillo, California.
  • Ongoing representation of Majestic Realty Company in its acquisition and development of commercial properties across the United States.
  • Ongoing representation of Realty Income in its national portfolio acquisitions and strategic property purchases.
  • Ongoing representation of Live + Learn Properties in the acquisition, development and management of various student housing projects throughout the United States.
  • Represented a regional developer in the acquisition of a distressed loan portfolio worth more than $120 million that was secured by nearly $200 million in assets, which included the concurrent disposition of a portion of the distressed assets, the restructuring of loans within the portfolio, and the takeover of development on the balance of the property.
  • Represented an affiliate of Simms Commercial Development in the $36 million acquisition of a 285,000 square foot office building in Seattle, Washington, from Seattle Times, which remains its largest tenant.
  • Represented a hotel developer and operator in the acquisition of boutique hotels in San Francisco and San Jose, California.
  • Represented StarPoint Commercial Properties in the acquisition of a 151,000 square foot office complex located in Fresno, California.

Representative Experience

  • Represented an affiliate of Rhythm & Hues in the $25 million sale of its office and animation facility located in El Segundo, California.
  • Represented the owner in a $75 million sale of its Beverly Hills property to an international retail company.
  • Represented KCET in the sale of its historic Hollywood studio lot, including the short term lease-back of the facility to permit its transition to its new headquarters in Burbank, California.
  • Represented The Sports Club/LA in the disposition of its luxury health clubs, including the sale of its flagship location in Los Angeles, California, in connection with the sale of the company.
  • Advised Monrovia Nursery Company, one of the largest nursery growers in the United States, in the sale of over 600 acres of developable land in Azusa and Glendora, California.
  • Represented a developer in an $83 million 1031 tax deferred exchange transaction in which the developer purchased two industrial buildings in Mesquite, Texas and sold an office building in Sacramento, California.
  • Advised in transactions valued at more than $100 million, representing owners of automobile dealerships in the San Fernando Valley and Culver City in the sale of dealerships to Group 1 Automotive Inc. and concurrent leasing of properties owned by the principals to Group 1 Automotive, Inc.