Gemma Cashman focuses her practice on real estate and land use law, assisting real estate developers and financial institutions on matters, including property finance, conveyancing, development, permitting and leasing. She represents commercial clients in the energy, utilities and real estate development industries.
Gemma assists real estate clients in all aspects of diligence in connection with conveyancing, constructing and financing commercial real estate, including joint venture agreements and other organizational documents, condominium documents, ground and space leases, and title insurance. Her experience involves coordinating with municipal and state authorities on complex permitting and zoning issues, due diligence review, drafting and negotiating agreements, and strategic planning.
Gemma also has extensive experience working with residential and nonprofit clients on real property transactions with substantial tax implications.
Represented an American life insurance company, as lender, in the originations of a $556 million construction loan and a $107.5 million mezzanine loan to build groundbreaking office tower on Park Avenue, New York City
Represented a real estate developer in the $13.2 million acquisition and financing of an office building in Boston, Massachusetts with substantial title issues
Represented a buyer during the purchase of both a $4.2 million urban office complex and a $1.5 million residential condominium, utilizing a 1031 reverse exchange as a component of the transaction
Counseled developer on a $6.8 million refinancing of a suburban commercial complex
Counseled developer on $2.8 million construction financing of a condominium complex
Currently representing an institutional investor in industrial properties located across the country and related financing and joint venture work
Represented an international life insurance company, as lender, in connection with the financing of a portfolio of geo-thermal projects with an approximate loan amount of $180 million
Currently representing an institutional investor in the acquisition and financing of apartment buildings located in the greater Boston area and related work in the formation of joint venture arrangements and a real estate investment fund
Represented an equity investor in connection with an approximate $400 million investment in a portfolio of wind and solar projects located across the country