Case Studies

Acquisitions / Development

  • Discounted acquisition of defaulted debt on 79-acre development parcel with subsequent simultaneous sale to investor in Orange County, NY.
  • Acquisition, repositioning, reflagging, and turnaround of 218-key Doubletree Hotel, Wilmington, DE.    
  • Acquisition of foreclosed 218,000 sq. ft. portfolio of 12 retail centers, Atlanta, GA.
  • Facility assessment and site acquisition strategy for Seattle Art Museum in downtown location.
  • Deal structure and acquisition of prime foreclosed Los Angeles property with subsequent sale at auction.
  • Conversion of 200,000 SF loft building into 110 luxury condominiums & street level retail, New York, NY.
  • Acquisition and repositioning of 260,000 sq. ft. office building with long-range redevelopment and conversion to condominium use.
  • Acquisition and development of 1,500,000 SF mixed-use office, retail, and residential property in suburban Washington, DC.

Dispositions / Sales

  • Estate sale of the Robert Mondavi Estate in Napa, California.
  • Structured sale of condominium portfolio in Los Angeles, Houston, and St. Louis.
  • Momentum-building auction sale of high-rise luxury condominiums in Annapolis, Maryland.
  • Financial strategy, sale structure, and successful disposition of proposed 700,000 square foot mixed-use office / retail development site in downtown Seattle.
  • Redevelopment and sale of 275-acre R&D complex in New York for residential & commercial uses.
  • Repositioning and sale-leaseback of 650-acre corporate headquarters in Connecticut for mixed-use development.

Real Estate Advisory Assignments

  • Financial evaluation and winning real estate litigation strategy in asbestos contamination suit of 230,000 SF office building in Atlanta, GA.     
  • Loan workout and project repositioning of 445-unit high-rise condominium in Jersey City, NJ.
  • Financial strategy, cash flow development analysis, transaction structure, and negotiations for 400,000 SF building in Tokyo, Japan.
  • Feasibility assessment of 1,140-unit condominium, rental apartment, and hotel portfolio (existing and new construction) in New York City.
  • Market assessment of 85-acre mixed-use development with an arena, hotels, condominiums, hotels, retail space, office/exhibition/trade space, and gaming casinos in Las Vegas, NV.

Management/Strategic Consulting Assignments

  • Strategic assessment and long-term planning for national performing arts organization, New York, NY.
  • Organizational, operational, financial, and marketing assessment for Internet-based collaborative technology start-up company, Gainesville, FL.
  • Financial evaluation, and site acquisition strategy for national non-profit association, Gaithersburg, MD.
  • Implementation multi-year grant for five cultural arts organizations, Palm Beach County, FL.
  • Assessment of responsibilities for university department chair in preparation for developing a five-year strategic plan, Richmond, VA.
  • Strategic planning for high profile arts, culture, and development organization, Palm Beach County, FL.
  • Strategic assessment and long-term planning for regional non-profit support organization, Lower Hudson Valley, NY.
  • Implementation of regional expansion for national professional service program, Palm Beach and Broward Counties, FL.