Kenneth M. Sklar

Kenneth M. Sklar

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Kenneth M. Sklar represents developers, investors and institutions in the acquisition, sale and leasing of commercial and residential properties. A significant portion of his practice is devoted to the structuring of joint ventures, preferred equity investments and other sophisticated equity and debt structures in connection with the ownership and acquisition of real property.

Concentrations

  • Acquisitions and dispositions
  • Real estate finance
  • Complex joint ventures
  • Securitized lending
  • Commercial leasing

Expertise

Erfahrung

  • Represented a publicly traded REIT in the $450 million acquisition of an interest in a prominent midtown office building.
  • Represented a publicly traded REIT in the $480 million acquisition of two midtown office buildings, including a reverse 1031 exchange and multi-tiered ownership structure.
  • Represented a joint venture in the $441 million multi-state acquisition and financing of 81 health care facilities
  • Represented a joint venture of a local developer and Wall Street investment bank in the acquisition of a 1 million square feet, $107 million landmark office property.
  • Represented a venture including a local developer and national real estate investment fund in the acquisition of a $105 million midtown office building.
  • Represented a venture including a local developer and national real estate investment fund in the sale of a $144 million midtown office building.
  • Represented a private real estate investor in connection with the ground lease and $116 million construction financing of a prominent Manhattan development project.
  • Represented a joint venture of a local developer and other real estate investors in the acquisition of a $131 million residential apartment complex in Montgomery County, Maryland.
  • Represented a joint venture of a local real estate developer and other real estate investors in the acquisition of a $89.5 million residential apartment complex in Montgomery County, Maryland.
  • Represented a joint venture of an opportunity fund and a real estate investor in the $118 million acquisition of a U.S. Government occupied office building in Washington, D.C.
  • Represented a venture including an opportunity fund, a national real estate investment fund and a major financial institution in the $111 million acquisition of a commercial property in Washington, D.C.
  • Represented a publicly traded REIT in the acquisition of a $72 million midtown office building.
  • Represented the issuer/developer in connection with the $52 million single asset securitization of a build to suit project leased to the U.S. Government for use by the National Institutes of Health.
  • Represented a joint venture of a local developer and other real estate investors in the acquisition of a $48 million residential apartment complex in Miami, Florida.

Anerkennung durch den Markt

  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010, 2013 and 2017-2018
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, "Law Firm of the Year" in Real Estate Law, 2015
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2011-2013 and 2015
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, 2011
  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, National - Real Estate Law, 2008
  • Member, American Bar Association

Ausbildung

Akademische Ausbildung
  • J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 1995
    • Associate editor, The George Washington Law Review
  • B.S., University of Florida, 1992
Zulassung
  • New York
Sprache