Tahoe Reno Industrial Center
One of our Clients acquired 107,000 acres of unimproved raw land from Gulf Oil near Reno, Nevada and this Project is now the largest industrial commercial project in the Western Hemisphere. Our Client has been involved with this Property for over 18 years and we have continuously assisted the owner by handling many facets of this exciting project. Tesla, Switch, Google, PetsMart and WalMart are just a few of the more than 100 users operating within the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center.
FedEx Corporate World Headquarters Building
Our office represented the Buyer of this Property located in Memphis, Tennessee which is locally referred to as "Fred's House", coined after Fred Smith, Chairman of the Board and Founder of Federal Express Corporation (NYSE: FDX). Services rendered included the negotiation and structuring of the $22,500,000 acquisition and financing of the Property as well as arranging for formation of the ownership entity. Subsequently, we handled all aspects of completing the sale of this asset as a part of a 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchange and, also, the acquisition, leasing and financing of the exchange property.
E-tailer Marketing & Distribution Program
This transaction enabled our Client to arrange for a global marketing arrangement with a Worldwide E-tailer. Our Office negotiated and structured the various agreements to facilitate our Client's goals as a part of a merger between competitors and a shareholder buy-out by the majority owner.
Private Equity Corporate Acquisition
The Firm was chief counsel for the founding shareholders of a privately held national company which sold a controlling interest to a Private Equity Fund and, subsequently included an outright sale of the company. These combined transactions valued the company at over $100,000,000 on a going forward basis and involved complex negotiating and structuring to protect the interests of the selling shareholders. Following these events, we then participated in a third sale of the business by which our key shareholder Clients capitalized on based upon strong financial results.
Verizon Wireless Call Center Office Building
The acquisition and financing of this $32,000,000 Verizon (NYSE: VZ) call center in Albuquerque, New Mexico by our Client involved creative financing and structuring in order to enable the tenant to obtain favorable tax treatment for this facility. Thoughtful negotiations between our Office and the Lender, the county and Verizon enabled this transaction to close on schedule.
General Electric Aviation Manufacturing and Distribution Center
Our Client acquired this 322,000 square foot build-to suit industrial project located on over 90 acres which was developed and sold by Duke Realty (NYSE: DRE) and leased to GE Aviation. The project has the ability to be expanded to include a second facility on the site of a similar size. Our Firm handled all the matters relating to this acquisition including negotiating the $22,500,000 purchase price and arranging for financing. Subsequently, we handled all aspects of completing the sale of this asset as a part of a 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchange and, also, the acquisition, leasing and financing of the exchange property.
Rockwell Automation World Headquarters Building
Our Client acquired this Property for over $65,000,000 from a major, New York Money Center Bank. This complex transaction involved layers of entity structuring and formation in order to address financing issues .