Commercial Leasing | Conveyancing | Counseling

Byron P. Alterman, Esq.
1640 Powers Ferry Rd, SE
Building 27, Suite 301
Marietta, GA 30067
Phone: 678.594.3715
Fax: 678.826.0645

Representative Transactions:
• Represented purchaser in all aspects of sale/leaseback transactions with seller retaining possession and become operating tenant, including negotiating lease, amending REAs and completing due diligence.

• Closed large ground lease freestanding coupon lease portfolio containing 5 national tenant ground leases, including financing and due diligence.

• Facilitated, drafted and negotiated thousands of commercial leases for clients, including face to face negotiations for space ranging in size from under 1,000 feet to greater than 100,000 square feet.

• Completed leases for tenants in connection with large scale roll-out of national retail tenants for locations all over the United States.

• Negotiated and drafted leases on behalf of big box retailers in enclosed malls, strip centers and mixed-use developments.

• Represented and strategized with landlords for the completion of ground leases, anchor store leases, development agreements and big box leases.
• Managed a team of attorneys and paralegals abstracting leases in connection with merger transactions on behalf of landlords and tenants.

• Handled all aspects relating to the sale of property from owners to shopping center retailers, including: purchase and sale documents, development agreements, restrictive covenants, and reciprocal easement agreements.

• Collaborated with opposing counsel to create “master leases” on behalf of national landlords and tenants later used as templates for future leases between the companies.

• Closed joint venture agreement on behalf of mall owner with for capital infusion and equity position in a mall.

• Consummated sale-leaseback transaction for free-standing industrial building by negotiating and drafting all related documents.

• Counseled property management companies and asset managers with respect to lease enforcement matters and all aspects of property ownership.

• Negotiated and advised clients on complex purchase and sale agreements carving out existing parcels from remainder of existing shopping centers, including amending private ordinances among owners.

Closed multi-million dollar transactions on behalf of purchasers and sellers, including purchase and sale agreements, conduit loan agreements, and loan defeasance agreements.

Created CC&R’s for shadow anchor users to provide for the operation of the shopping center as one operating unit with several layers of ownership.

Drafted Restrictive covenants in contemplation of outparcel sales.

Completed outparcel sales for buyers and sellers.