Mr. Katz represents private equity funds, investment banks, and institutional investors in all aspects of their real estate investment and financing activities. He has extensive transactional experience in acquisitions, senior and mezzanine financings, loan workouts and restructurings, joint ventures, and development and disposition of commercial real estate assets throughout the United States.
Among other national clients, Mr. Katz has represented Goldman Sachs and its affiliates, AllianceBernstein US Real Estate Partners, The Blackstone Group, Inc., Revolution LLC (an investment vehicle sponsored by Steve Case), The JBG Companies, First Potomac Realty Trust, Marathon Real Estate Opportunity Funds, Union Investment, Edge Principal Advisors, and the Tampa Bay Rays. Recent representations include:
Representing AllianceBernstein US Real Estate Partners in a variety of real estate matters, including in the formation of a joint venture and subsequent acquisition and disposition of a several hundred million dollar portfolio of 20 multifamily properties located in 10 different states.
Advising Goldman Sachs in connection with their $1.56 billion acquisition and financing of multifamily assets from EQR; the development of the new Bank of America headquarters building in Charlotte, North Carolina; numerous senior housing and single and multistate portfolio acquisitions of multifamily properties totaling over $1 billion; and a portfolio sale of four multifamily properties with purchase price proceeds in excess of $100 million.
Representing Revolution LLC in connection with the sale of a controlling interest in Arizona's Miraval Resort & Spa to KSL Capital Partners LLC.