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In a market weathering unprecedented change, companies involved in high-stakes real estate deals need a steady, trusted hand to guide them. They also need counsel who can help them find new solutions for tough new challenges. The Paul, Weiss Real Estate Department offers clients the best of both worlds. Our long history of executing every kind of deal touching real property and our business and legal savvy help the most complex real estate projects succeed in fluctuating economic conditions.

Client News

Empire Resorts to Be Acquired by Kien Huat Realty

Paul, Weiss is representing the special committee of the board of directors of Empire Resorts, Inc. in its acquisition by Kien Huat Realty III Limited and Genting Malaysia Berhad for $9.74 in cash per share of common stock, and with each share of Empire Resorts’ Series B preferred stock receiving the same consideration on an as-converted to common stock basis.

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Client News

Union Theological Seminary Sells Uptown Property to Riverside Church

Paul, Weiss represented Union Theological Seminary in its sale of the 97-101 Claremont Avenue building to Riverside Church for $46.5 million. 

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Client News

Rockefeller Group Receives Loan from Sumitomo Mitsui for New Development Project

Paul, Weiss represented Rockefeller Group Development Corporation in the development financing for a new residential condominium tower project in Manhattan. 

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Publications

Transactional Real Estate: Priority Issues With Mortgage Loan Modifications

Real estate partners Mitchell Berg and Peter Fisch’s latest transactional real estate column, “Priority Issues With Mortgage Loan Modifications,” was published in the October 17 issue of the New York Law Journal. 

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Awards & Recognition

Brad Karp and Meredith Kane Named New York Trailblazer’s by New York Law Journal

Firm chairman Brad Karp and real estate partner Meredith Kane were recognized as “New York Trailblazers” in the New York Law Journal’s inaugural list, which celebrates professionals who have made significant marks on the practice, policy and technological advancement of their practice.

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Videos

Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate

In this video, real estate partner Peter Fisch discusses considerations for U.S. clients involved in real estate transactions with foreign counterparties, including issues associated with enforcing U.S. judgements abroad and China’s recent capital export controls.

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Client News

Northwell Health to Develop Health Center on Manhattan’s Upper East Side

Paul, Weiss represented Northwell Health in a transaction involving the purchase of a block of mixed-use properties on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

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Client News

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East Leases Out Former Headquarters Site for Development of New Times Square Tower

Paul, Weiss represented 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the largest healthcare union in the United States, in entering into a 99-year ground lease for redevelopment of its former headquarters property in Times Square. 

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Client News

MHP Real Estate Services and Banyan Street Capital Announce Joint Venture

Paul, Weiss is representing MHP Real Estate Services LLC, a New York City-based boutique real estate investment, management and brokerage firm, in its joint venture with Banyan Street Capital, a Miami, Florida-based real estate investment and management firm. 

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