Maurice “Skip” Sullivan’s national practice involves all aspects of real estate law. Skip represents lenders, investors, developers, owners, and operators in financing, acquisition, development, leasing, and restructuring transactions across a broad spectrum of real estate asset classes. His clients include banks and other financial institutions, local developers, private equity investors, institutional property owners, corporate tenants, hotel owners, REITs, and corporate legal departments. Skip’s practice includes frequent interaction with the firm’s tax, corporate, restructuring, financial institutions, and litigation groups.
Skip also represents clients in joint ventures, partnerships, and limited liability companies, and in management, construction, design, and engineering contracts.
Represented construction lender in $108 million construction financing of 392 unit multifamily residential development in Cambridge, Mass.
Represented lender group in $230 million permanent financing of portfolio of hotels in seven states
Represented lender in $75 million interim financing of Copley Place in Boston, Mass.
Represented construction lender in $34 million construction financing of 220 unit multi-family apartment complex in Austin, Texas
Represented real estate investment trust in the acquisition and financing of a $150 million portfolio of multi-family properties in Virginia
Represented US investors in joint venture involving the acquisition of hotel properties in Eastern Europe
Represented developer in the creation and sale of rooftop easements and telecommunications leases to investors
Represented real estate fund in the acquisition and financing of 300,000 square foot office complex in Dallas, Texas
Represented developer in $250 million construction financing of mixed use retail and entertainment lifestyle center known as “Patriot Place” adjacent to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.
Represented professional sports franchise and affiliates in $250 million refinancing of Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.
Represented developer in the acquisition, redevelopment, and $100 million financing of historic mill project in Waltham, Mass.
Represented developer in the structuring, successful permitting, and financing of planned multi-family and assisted living development in Duxbury, Mass.
Represented loan purchaser in the acquisition, restructuring, and servicing of portfolio of secured and unsecured real estate project loans on properties throughout the United States, Bermuda, and Mexico
Represented investors in the acquisition and financing of $150 million distressed loan secured by 1,100 unit multifamily apartment complex in Silver Spring, Md.
Represented national bank lender in restructuring negotiations and subsequent loan sale for upscale residential country club development in southeastern Mass.
Represented national bank lender in foreclosure of residential country club developments throughout Massachusetts
Represented financial services tenant in 500,000 square foot build to suit office tower lease in Boston, Mass.
Represented office and research and development tenant in 600,000 square foot build to suit campus lease in Burlington, Mass.
Represented office tenant in 315,000 square foot office tower lease in Boston, Mass.
Represented landlord in 300,000 square foot build to suit office building lease in Waltham, Mass.
Represented landlord in 135,000 square foot headquarters lease in Providence, R.I.
Represented warehouse/distribution tenants in 500,000 square foot warehouse and distribution lease in Victorville, Calif., and 175,000 square foot warehouse and distribution lease in Reno, Nev.
University of Miami, 1993, Bachelor of Arts
University of Miami School of Law, 1998, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
US District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Awards and Affiliations
Massachusetts Conveyancers Association, Practice Standards Committee
Boston Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
American Bar Association
Real Estate Bar Association for Massachusetts (REBA)