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Brent Gilfedder specializes in structuring and executing real estate investments and transactions. A partner in our Real Estate practice, Brent represents a variety of sponsors and investors in a all types of real estate development, investment and financing matters.

Brent advises private equity institutions, equity investors and developers-sponsors in all aspects of their real estate business, as well as the structuring of joint ventures and advising real estate investment trusts. He focuses particularly on structuring real estate equity investments, development transactions, acquisitions and dispositions, and financings.

Before studying law, Brent earned a Masters in Taxation from the University of Denver, and previously worked as a tax accountant for KPMG.

Brent is a published author on real estate financial topics. He has been recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers as a 2013–2016 Rising Star, and in 2015 by Legal 500 for Real Estate and Construction.

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Credentials

J.D., University of Georgia, summa cum laude

MTAX, University of Denver

B.A., Transylvania University, summa cum laude

Georgia

On the Rise (one of 25 lawyers under the age of 40 selected from Atlanta)


Daily Report, 2016

Georgia Rising Star


Super Lawyers, 2013–2016

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Recognition

On the Rise (one of 25 lawyers under the age of 40 selected from Atlanta)


Daily Report, 2016

Georgia Rising Star


Super Lawyers, 2013–2016

Matters

Advised an institutional core fund in the $240 million acquisition of a downtown Los Angeles office building.

Represented Morgan Stanley in the $350 million acquisition of the Lincoln Road retail portfolio in Miami, which was the largest transaction in South Florida that year.

Represent national student housing developer Landmark Properties in connection with over a dozen student-housing developments at colleges across the United States with a aggregate value of over $500 million.

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Advised an institutional core fund in the $240 million acquisition of a downtown Los Angeles office building.

Represented Morgan Stanley in the $350 million acquisition of the Lincoln Road retail portfolio in Miami, which was the largest transaction in South Florida that year.

Represent national student housing developer Landmark Properties in connection with over a dozen student-housing developments at colleges across the United States with a aggregate value of over $500 million.

Advised Georgia State University in connection with its partnership with Carter to acquire and re-develop Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia into the home of Georgia State football and a large mixed-use development.

Led the representation of Cousins Properties in connection with their acquisition and development of the world headquarters for NCR Corporation in Midtown Atlanta, a project in excess of $300 million which involved acquisition, development, governmental incentives and master lease issues.

Represent Batson-Cook Development Company in connection with all of its joint ventures and development transactions across the United States.

Led the representation of the acquisition of an approximately $200 million complicated mixed-use retail center in Atlanta, Georgia, by an institutional core fund investor.

Represent Atlanta multifamily operator and developer in the acquisition of over $200 million of multifamily communities and over $250 million in development projects, including negotiation of joint ventures with institutional equity partners such as AIG, Alliance Bernstein and Carlyle.

Represent a retail operator in connection with their $400 million programmatic joint venture with institutional investor and the acquisition of seven seed assets.

Acquisition of 50% joint venture interest on behalf of an institutional REIT investor for $450 million downtown Boston mixed-use asset.

Advise self-storage company in connection with acquisition, development and operational issues.

Advised a large institutional investor with respect to $75 million office development joint venture in Austin, Texas.

Represented an institutional REIT operator in $500 million joint venture with Canadian governmental pension plan for development and acquisition of Class A multifamily assets.

Represented a lender in a $900 million financing in connection with office portfolio acquisition consisting of over 70 properties.

Formation of $400 million real estate investment fund for commercial office properties.

Insights

Article · Source: Chambers Global Practice Guide - Real Estate

May 23, 2019
Law and Practive - USA Real Estate

Newsletter

April 30, 2019
REIT Advisor April 2019

Newsletter

January 14, 2019
REIT Advisor January 2019

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Matters

Advised an institutional core fund in the $240 million acquisition of a downtown Los Angeles office building.

Represented Morgan Stanley in the $350 million acquisition of the Lincoln Road retail portfolio in Miami, which was the largest transaction in South Florida that year.

Represent national student housing developer Landmark Properties in connection with over a dozen student-housing developments at colleges across the United States with a aggregate value of over $500 million.

See more
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Matters

Advised an institutional core fund in the $240 million acquisition of a downtown Los Angeles office building.

Represented Morgan Stanley in the $350 million acquisition of the Lincoln Road retail portfolio in Miami, which was the largest transaction in South Florida that year.

Represent national student housing developer Landmark Properties in connection with over a dozen student-housing developments at colleges across the United States with a aggregate value of over $500 million.

Advised Georgia State University in connection with its partnership with Carter to acquire and re-develop Turner Field in Atlanta, Georgia into the home of Georgia State football and a large mixed-use development.

Led the representation of Cousins Properties in connection with their acquisition and development of the world headquarters for NCR Corporation in Midtown Atlanta, a project in excess of $300 million which involved acquisition, development, governmental incentives and master lease issues.

Represent Batson-Cook Development Company in connection with all of its joint ventures and development transactions across the United States.

Led the representation of the acquisition of an approximately $200 million complicated mixed-use retail center in Atlanta, Georgia, by an institutional core fund investor.

Represent Atlanta multifamily operator and developer in the acquisition of over $200 million of multifamily communities and over $250 million in development projects, including negotiation of joint ventures with institutional equity partners such as AIG, Alliance Bernstein and Carlyle.

Represent a retail operator in connection with their $400 million programmatic joint venture with institutional investor and the acquisition of seven seed assets.

Acquisition of 50% joint venture interest on behalf of an institutional REIT investor for $450 million downtown Boston mixed-use asset.

Advise self-storage company in connection with acquisition, development and operational issues.

Advised a large institutional investor with respect to $75 million office development joint venture in Austin, Texas.

Represented an institutional REIT operator in $500 million joint venture with Canadian governmental pension plan for development and acquisition of Class A multifamily assets.

Represented a lender in a $900 million financing in connection with office portfolio acquisition consisting of over 70 properties.

Formation of $400 million real estate investment fund for commercial office properties.

Insights

Article · Source: Chambers Global Practice Guide - Real Estate

May 23, 2019
Law and Practive - USA Real Estate

Newsletter

April 30, 2019
REIT Advisor April 2019

Newsletter

January 14, 2019
REIT Advisor January 2019

View all

Credentials

J.D., University of Georgia, summa cum laude

MTAX, University of Denver

B.A., Transylvania University, summa cum laude

Georgia

On the Rise (one of 25 lawyers under the age of 40 selected from Atlanta)


Daily Report, 2016

Georgia Rising Star


Super Lawyers, 2013–2016

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Recognition

On the Rise (one of 25 lawyers under the age of 40 selected from Atlanta)


Daily Report, 2016

Georgia Rising Star


Super Lawyers, 2013–2016