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Baker Botts Represents Hines Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. in Sale of $1.16 Billion Office Portfolio to Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII

Deal Description: Hines Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. (“Hines REIT”), one of three public non-listed REITs sponsored by Hines, completed the sale of seven West Coast office assets containing more than 3M square feet in a cash transaction for $1.162 billion to an affiliate of Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII (“Blackstone”).

Baker Botts represented Hines REIT in connection with the real estate aspects of the Blackstone sale. 

Baker Botts Lawyers/Office Involved: Jon Dunlay (Partner, Dallas); Connie Simmons Taylor (Partner, Houston);Jessica Boccio (Associate, Dallas); Whitney Crayton (Associate, Houston); Kelsey Ferrari (Associate, Dallas). 

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