Danielle L. Martin

Danielle L. Martin

Shareholder

Danielle L. Martin is co-chair of the firm's London Real Estate Group. She has broad experience dealing with complex real estate transactions. She undertakes a wide variety of commercial real estate transactions for a broad spectrum of clients, including corporate end-users, private equity investors, joint ventures and developers. She deals with all mainstream aspects of commercial real estate work, with a particular emphasis on the private equity real estate sector, portfolio sales/restructuring and investment sales and purchases. Dani has also spent time working in-house with two large corporate clients.

The 2019 Chambers and Partners Guide refers to the "astonishingly good" Danielle Martin of Greenberg Traurig, advising a range of investors, developers and corporate occupiers on high-value commercial real estate transactions.  The Guide quotes a source as saying that "she is a very good operator, an agile mover and adored by clients."

Concentrations

  • Private equity real estate
  • Corporate real estate
  • Real estate investment
  • Real estate development

Capabilities

Experience

  • Acting for MGT Investment Management and Lincoln Property Company on the acquisition of a six-and-a-half-acre development site in Reading with a GDV exceeding £750 million.
  • Acting for Westbrook Partners on the acquisition of a portfolio of 28 multi-let industrial estates for £162 Million.
  • Acting for Leopard Investments on the acquisition of a high-end care operating business for in excess of £110 Million.
  • Acting for Westbrook on the acquisition of a portfolio of 18 multi-let commercial properties for in excess of £100 Million.
  • Acting for M7 Real Estate on the acquisition and development of The Green, a 47 acre regeneration project in Solihull for £38.3 Million.°
  • Acting for Angelo Gordon and Trinity Investment Management on the acquisition and ongoing management and development of BEST Network science park portfolio.°
  • Acting for Microsoft on the development of the current and former Research Buildings in Cambridge and MSB Headquarters at Cardinal Place, Victoria.°
  • Acting for Westbrook Partners on the acquisition of the London Collection portfolio of 8 London offices from Workspace and Blackrock for in excess of £120 Million.°
  • Acting for M7 Real Estate’s investment vehicle, VBRi, on the sale of Nationwide’s bad-book £110 Million Marble Portfolio to Goldman Sachs.°
  • Acting for Europa Capital on its £140 Million disposal of two large light industrial real estate portfolios comprising 46 high-yielding multi-let estates to M&G Real Estate, in each case via sales of the Luxembourg holding structures.°
  • Acting for Brockton Capital and Landid JV on the acquisition of Coca Cola’s Headquarters in Hammersmith for approximately £30 Million.°
  • Acting for a global top 10 private equity real estate fund in relation to the acquisition and disposal of a number of UK properties (including portfolio transactions) via onshore and offshore fund structures, including its disposal of an office building in the City of London let to the Cooperative, via a sale of a Jersey SPV, and general portfolio advice.°
  • Acting for Oaktree Capital on an AIB airport hotel loan portfolio bid for in excess of £140 Million.°
  • Advising a high net worth Hong Kong-based investor on acquisitions of the Avon Cosmetics European headquarters building in Northampton and Mitchells & Butlers headquarters in Birmingham.°
  • Acting for Microsoft on the development of the current and former Research Buildings in Cambridge and MSB Headquarters at Cardinal Place, Victoria.

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Martin prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, PERE Global Awards, Law Firm of the Year: Fund Formation in Europe, 2018 
  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2017-2018
  • Listed, Chambers & Partners, UK Guide, Real Estate, 2017

Credentials

Education
  • College of Law, London, 2001
  • St. Anne’s College, Oxford University, 1999
Admissions
  • England and Wales