Property Acquisition, Construction Contracts, Public Incentives for 1 Million-Square-Foot Development
Represented a health care client in acquisition of property for a multi-building campus development in excess of 1 million square feet. Negotiated design and construction contracts for the project, as well as a public incentive package valued at more than $450 million.
$10 Million Mining Operation, Real Estate Acquisition
Served as real estate counsel in approximately $10 million acquisition of mining operations and associated real estate in southwest Missouri, including negotiation of the purchase and sale agreement; drafting and negotiation of several new easement agreements for cross access, utilities and rights of way; negotiation of new mineral leases; and extensive title and survey review of approximately 880 fee-owned acres and approximately 1,000 leased acres of real estate.
45,000-Square-Foot Lease Negotiation for Real Estate Company
Represented a national real estate owner and management company in the complex lease negotiation for nearly 45,000 square feet of commercial office space in suburban St. Louis for a professional services company providing technology services to the federal government.
Acquisition of Transportation Services Company
Counsel to buyer in the acquisition of a transportation services company in a carve-out transaction. The transaction achieved the client's goals of expanding to several key locations in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area and establishing key strategic partnerships with regional customers.
Risk Transfer for Two Former Coal-Fired Power Plants
Represented the risk transfer buyer of two former coal-fired power plants and negotiated the collateral package with insurers.
Multimillion-Dollar Deal in Client’s First International Expansion
Represented a client that heat treats metal parts for general manufacturers, including those in the automotive and aircraft industries, in its first international expansion. The deal included providing assistance with a long term supply arrangement with an European equipment manufacturer as well as a long-term facility lease and construction agreements; retaining local counsel in Mexico; setting up foreign subsidiaries and adding a new U.S. subsidiary; as well as handling associated intellectual property, real estate and tax issues.
Representation of Class A Office Building Portfolio Owner
Represented owner of portfolio of Class A office buildings throughout St. Louis region.
$200 Million Construction Financing
Closed $200 million in construction financing for construction of a health care client’s headquarters expansion. Also helped the client secure various state and local tax incentives, including the issuance of $715 million in Chapter 100 bonds for the project.
$35 Million Sale of Industrial Site
Represented the seller in the complex sale of a 1,300-acre industrial property for $35 million. The firm also represented the client in its purchase of the site three years earlier, which included handling several lawsuits inherited in the purchase.
Regulatory Analysis for New Product Offering
Conducted analysis of state regulations applicable to a new product offering by a national real estate brokerage. This included analyzing state real estate agency disclosures and obligations, and preparing and revising state disclosures and marketing materials.