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Dave Powell focuses on structuring real estate equity and debt investments. A partner in our Real Estate practice, Dave represents investors in a variety of real estate transactions, with a focus on joint ventures and other partnerships.

Dave represents institutional, private equity and foreign investors in structuring and managing U.S. real estate equity and debt investments, often through private real estate investment trusts, partnerships and other joint venture transactions. He advises these clients in connection with asset and entity-level acquisitions, joint ventures, dispositions and financings across all asset classes.

Dave was recognized as a Next Generation Lawyer by the Legal 500 2017 guide in Real Estate.  A frequent panelist and speaker on real estate joint ventures, Dave is also a Lecturer at Law of Real Estate Transactions at Columbia Law School.

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Credentials

J.D., University of Georgia, cum laude

B.A. Political Science, North Carolina State University

Georgia

New York

Next Generation Lawyer: Real Estate


Legal 500, 2019

Next Generation Lawyer: Real Estate


Legal 500, 2017

Real Estate and Construction: Real Estate


Legal 500, 2016

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Recognition

Next Generation Lawyer: Real Estate


Legal 500, 2019

Next Generation Lawyer: Real Estate


Legal 500, 2017

Real Estate and Construction: Real Estate


Legal 500, 2016

Matters

Represented Mitsui Fudosan America, Inc., in the formation of joint ventures for the acquisition of office, multi-family and mixed-use development properties in New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

Represented a New York–based private equity firm in the formation of programmatic joint ventures with two senior housing developers for the acquisition, development and operation of senior housing facilities in the Northeast and California.

Represented a private REIT with approximately $20 billion in assets in acquisition and disposition activities in New York City and surrounding areas.

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Represented Mitsui Fudosan America, Inc., in the formation of joint ventures for the acquisition of office, multi-family and mixed-use development properties in New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

Represented a New York–based private equity firm in the formation of programmatic joint ventures with two senior housing developers for the acquisition, development and operation of senior housing facilities in the Northeast and California.

Represented a private REIT with approximately $20 billion in assets in acquisition and disposition activities in New York City and surrounding areas.

Represented a public REIT in the sale of its New York City apartment communities.

Represented a Connecticut-based private equity fund in the formation of a joint venture for the acquisition and financing of a 26-hotel portfolio with an aggregate transaction value of $450 million.

Represented a German open-end real estate fund in the formation of a $500 million programmatic joint platform for the acquisition of multi-family properties in the U.S.

Represented a German open-end real estate fund in the disposition of more than 15 North American real estate assets or ownership interests with an aggregate transaction value over $1.2 billion.

Represented a public REIT in the acquisition of a trophy office property in San Francisco, California.

Represented overseas investors in the formation of joint ventures for the acquisition of hotel, office and industrial portfolios through Shari'ah-compliant structures.

Represented a large financial institution in working out dozens of troubled commercial real estate loans.

Represented a German mortgage bank in restructuring credit facilities for four hospitality assets in New York City and Miami.

Insights

Article · Source: Chambers Global Practice Guide - Real Estate

May 23, 2019
Law and Practive - USA Real Estate

Article

September 22, 2017
Immobilienkapitalmarkt 2017

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Matters

Represented Mitsui Fudosan America, Inc., in the formation of joint ventures for the acquisition of office, multi-family and mixed-use development properties in New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

Represented a New York–based private equity firm in the formation of programmatic joint ventures with two senior housing developers for the acquisition, development and operation of senior housing facilities in the Northeast and California.

Represented a private REIT with approximately $20 billion in assets in acquisition and disposition activities in New York City and surrounding areas.

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Matters

Represented Mitsui Fudosan America, Inc., in the formation of joint ventures for the acquisition of office, multi-family and mixed-use development properties in New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

Represented a New York–based private equity firm in the formation of programmatic joint ventures with two senior housing developers for the acquisition, development and operation of senior housing facilities in the Northeast and California.

Represented a private REIT with approximately $20 billion in assets in acquisition and disposition activities in New York City and surrounding areas.

Represented a public REIT in the sale of its New York City apartment communities.

Represented a Connecticut-based private equity fund in the formation of a joint venture for the acquisition and financing of a 26-hotel portfolio with an aggregate transaction value of $450 million.

Represented a German open-end real estate fund in the formation of a $500 million programmatic joint platform for the acquisition of multi-family properties in the U.S.

Represented a German open-end real estate fund in the disposition of more than 15 North American real estate assets or ownership interests with an aggregate transaction value over $1.2 billion.

Represented a public REIT in the acquisition of a trophy office property in San Francisco, California.

Represented overseas investors in the formation of joint ventures for the acquisition of hotel, office and industrial portfolios through Shari'ah-compliant structures.

Represented a large financial institution in working out dozens of troubled commercial real estate loans.

Represented a German mortgage bank in restructuring credit facilities for four hospitality assets in New York City and Miami.

Insights

Article · Source: Chambers Global Practice Guide - Real Estate

May 23, 2019
Law and Practive - USA Real Estate

Article

September 22, 2017
Immobilienkapitalmarkt 2017

View all

Credentials

J.D., University of Georgia, cum laude

B.A. Political Science, North Carolina State University

Georgia

New York

Next Generation Lawyer: Real Estate


Legal 500, 2019

Next Generation Lawyer: Real Estate


Legal 500, 2017

Real Estate and Construction: Real Estate


Legal 500, 2016

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Close

Recognition

Next Generation Lawyer: Real Estate


Legal 500, 2019

Next Generation Lawyer: Real Estate


Legal 500, 2017

Real Estate and Construction: Real Estate


Legal 500, 2016