James "Jim" McGraw, a commercial real estate lawyer, handles equity investment transactions for institutional real estate investors, including REITs, pension funds and life insurance companies. He has substantial experience counseling clients on the acquisition and disposition of commercial property throughout the U.S. and abroad.
Jim has represented pension fund and other real estate investment advisors in joint ventures with regional and national real estate development companies. Jim has also represented clients in site acquisition, financing, leasing and other commercial real estate development projects.
Represented party in joint venture for the development of a luxury apartment project in the CityPlace area of West Palm Beach, FL
Counseled client on the divestiture of fossil, hydro and nuclear electric-generating plants
Handled financing of wind power projects in California, Minnesota and Texas
Represented the seller of a trophy office building in West Palm Beach, FL
Represented the principal equity investor in a joint venture which acquired a $100 million office building in the Charlotte, NC
Represented the seller of a shopping center in Reston, VA
Represented the seller of a single tenant net leased office building in Richmond, VA
Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), Real Estate Law, 2006-2018
Selected as the Real Estate Lawyer of the Year for the Hartford Area by The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), 2017
Selected to the list of Connecticut Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2006-2011/2012
AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell (LexisNexis)
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