Representative Matters Counsel to a national hotel developer and operator in the acquisition and financing of boutique hotels, including projects in San Francisco, San Jose and the Greater Los Angeles Area. Represents a private equity investment firm in the acquisition and development of hotel and student housing projects throughout the United States, including the negotiation of food and beverage management agreements. Represents StarPoint Properties in the acquisition, sale, finance, leasing and management of its commercial real estate portfolio, including transactions for properties located in California, Georgia, Ohio, Colorado, Texas and New Mexico. Counsel to a commercial real estate developer in its acquisition, finance and development of office and distribution properties, including the acquisition of a 1,440,000 square foot Class A distribution building in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Ongoing representation of Costco Wholesale Corporation in the acquisition and development of warehouse club facilities in California, Nevada, Maryland and Florida. Represents owners and construction industry professionals in connection with residential and commercial construction projects, including negotiating and drafting fixed price, cost-plus and guaranteed maximum price construction contracts, design-build agreements and architect agreements. Represents high net worth individuals in the acquisition, construction, financing and leasing of residential properties throughout California, including the recent purchase of a private residence for $21,500,000. Represented real estate developer in the acquisition and development of multiple parcels in Oakland, California for development into mixed-use properties. Represented Realty Income in its national portfolio acquisitions. Represented the LA Clippers in the transfer of the real property interests in connection with the sale of the team to Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.