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Greenberg Traurig Represents DraftKings in Boston Headquarters Expansion

BOSTON – May 7, 2018 – Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Real Estate Group represented daily fantasy sports company DraftKings, Inc. in the negotiation of a new lease of 105,000 square feet of office space at 500 Boylston St. and 222 Berkeley St. in Boston. The Back Bay property will serve as DraftKings’ new headquarters beginning in 2019, and will accommodate 600 - 750 workers with adjacent space for future growth. The deal closed Jan. 11, 2018.

The Greenberg Traurig team included Miami Shareholder Michael T. Lynott, Boston Shareholder Christopher H. Milton, and Boston Associate Mairead T. Hickey.

About Greenberg Traurig's Boston Real Estate Group: Greenberg Traurig's Boston Real Estate Group advises clients in connection with acquisition, financing, development, leasing, operation, and disposition of real estate. Clients include a mixture of regional, national, and international companies. Lawyers in the group have broad experience and knowledge in skills related to complex land use and environmental issues, office, apartment, and retail transactions, and eminent domain disputes, including litigation regarding fair market value, right to take disputes, urban redevelopment issues, and relocation. The Boston team is part of the firm’s highly regarded, award-winning national practice. In 2017, 2013, and 2010, Greenberg Traurig’s Real Estate Practice received the Chambers USA Award for Excellence.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office: Established in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to over 70 attorneys practicing in the areas of bankruptcy, corporate, emerging technology, energy, governmental affairs, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, and real estate. An important contributor to the firm's international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of legal experience and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm's vast network of global resources.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.