Chris Wilson

Partner

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Houston

P: +1.713.229.1795
F: +1.713.229.7895

Commercial Real Estate

  • Representation of sponsor/developer in connection with multifamily projects in Texas, Massachusetts and Colorado - included the formation of joint ventures with institutional investors; acquisition of the property; negotiation of construction contracts and development agreements; and construction and permanent financing
  • Representation of health care company (i) in connection with build-to-suit lease for nursing care facility and (ii) in connection with various dispositions of health care properties
  • Representation of real estate developer in connection with purchase and sale of numerous commercial office properties in Chicago, Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Sacramento, and Washington, D.C.
  • Representation of landlords and tenants in numerous leasing transactions involving office, industrial and retail space, including representation of landlord in connection with 168,000 square foot major tenant office lease in downtown Houston and representation of landlord in connection with negotiation of the early surrender of 120,000 square feet of office space in downtown Houston
  • Representation of sponsor in the formation of real estate investment funds targeting development projects in the United States, Brazil, India and Russia, and negotiation of revolving credit facilities secured by capital commitments of equity investors
  • Representation of hotel developer in the negotiation of public-private agreements and in construction financing for the development of a convention hotel in Houston, Texas
  • Negotiation of construction contracts and architects agreements on behalf of non-profit entity in connection with the development of Houston-area museum

Energy

  • Representation of petrochemical plant owner in connection with ground leases within the plant perimeter
  • Representation of foreign energy company in the lease of land for a coal to liquids project from a Native American tribe in Montana
  • Representation of major oil company in connection with the development, engineering and licensing of gas to fuels technology and commercial implementation
  • Representation of storage company in connection with leases and easements of rights to support development of carbon sequestration project
  • Representation of lender in connection with the development and financing of a public-private pipeline projects