Daniel Acosta

Daniel Acosta

Of Counsel

Daniel Acosta focuses his practice on commercial real estate law. He represents various institutional investors (including many REITs) in the acquisition, disposition, development and financing of office, industrial, apartment, shopping center, parking garage and hotel properties throughout the country.

Daniel has experience in acquiring properties with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans. He has also represented lenders with respect to lines of credit, construction loans, real estate loans, loan forbearances and loan modifications, as well as landlords and tenants in the leasing of industrial warehouse, retail and office properties.

Concentrations

  • Commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions
  • Commercial real estate acquisition and construction loans
  • Industrial leasing

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented client in the purchase of 12 multifamily apartment projects in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Texas for $307 million.°
  • Represented client in the purchase of an apartment project in suburban Boston for $145 million, including an acquisition loan for $94.25 million.
  • Represented client in the purchase of an office building and an adjoining parking garage in Chicago, Illinois, for $141.5 million, including a new acquisition loan for $98 million.°
  • Represented client in the purchase of an apartment project in New Jersey subject to a PILOT (Payment in Lieu of Taxes) Agreement for over $66 million.°
  • Represented client in the purchase of an office building in San Francisco, California, for $57.5 million, including the assumption of an approximately $28 million securitized loan.°
  • Represented client in the purchase of a shopping center in Kansas for $193.5 million, including an acquisition loan of $143.4 million.
  • Represented client in the sale of an office building in Manhattan, New York for $96.5 million.°
  • Represented client in the sale of an apartment project in Palm Beach, Florida, for $19.5 million.°
  • Represented client in the sale of a shopping center in Hawaii for $96 million.
  • Negotiated loan documents for equipment loans, revolving lines of credit and real estate loans totaling over $5.5 million to a group of manufacturing companies in Indiana.°
  • Negotiated loan documents for a $3 million loan to a marina and condominium development in Michigan.°
  • Negotiated loan documents for various construction, acquisition and refinancing loans for properties in the New York City Metropolitan Area.°
  • Represented client in negotiating a $53 million construction loan for the development of a mixed-use building in Chicago.

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Acosta prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Leading Lawyers Network, 2018-2019
  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2017-2018
  • 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," 2015
  • Board Member, Ravenswood Community Services

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Stanford Law School, 1993
  • B.A., Economics, cum laude, Princeton University, 1988
Admissions
  • Illinois
Languages
  • Spanish, Fluent
  • Italian, Conversational