Jared Ross practices real estate and land use law, primarily focusing on commercial real estate acquisition, development, permitting and leasing. He has significant experience acting as outside general counsel to developers and investors in the acquisition and disposition of various real estate classes, including multifamily, hotels, office, industrial and flex space. This representation includes negotiation of acquisition/disposition agreements, due diligence and the formation of joint ventures and real estate investment funds.
In addition, Jared leads the work done by the firm on transactional construction contracts, negotiating and drafting construction-related contracts for projects ranging from small rehabilitation projects to significant developments in excess of $100 million. This representation includes assisting with the implementation of RFP processes and drafting complicated bespoke agreements between joint ventures and contractor affiliates. Jared also has significant experience representing lenders and borrowers in connection with mortgaged backed and mezzanine loans often with complicated construction-related features.
Jared also routinely represents a broad spectrum of lenders, land owners, developers and equity participants in the area of renewable energy development and generation throughout the country. His experience involves representation of clients with negotiation and analysis of agreements, due diligence review, drafting and negotiating agreements, and strategic planning.
In addition to private practice, Jared has worked in the general counsel's office of the Boston Redevelopment Authority and for the Urban Ecology Institute, both while attending law school.
Ongoing representation of 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
Ongoing representation of institutional investor in industrial properties located across the country and related financing and joint venture work
Served as developer's counsel in connection with the acquisition, permitting, development, leasing and ultimate disposition of a portfolio of industrial properties located in New Jersey in excess of $40 million
Served as developer's counsel in connection with the acquisition, remediation and redevelopment of a former pharmaceutical manufacturing facility into hundreds of thousands of square feet of distribution and warehouse space
Served as counsel to international entertainment company in connection with the drafting, bidding and administration of various construction contracts related to the buildout of its world headquarters with a projected development cost in excess of $120 million
Served as developer's counsel in connection with the negotiation of construction contracts related to the construction of senior living facilities in excess of $40 million
Served as lender's counsel for complex construction loan, containing both mortgage and mezzanine facilities in excess of $680 million, utilized to build groundbreaking office tower on Park Avenue, New York City
Represented life insurance company in the acquisition of downtown office building located in Boston, Massachusetts for approximately $120 million
Served as developer's counsel in connection with $204 million financing of new hotel and offices in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina
Served as counsel to investment fund in the $22 million acquisition of suburban office buildings in MetroWest, Massachusetts
Represented equity investor in connection with an approximate $400 million investment in a portfolio of wind and solar projects located across the country
Represented international life insurance company in connection with the financing of a portfolio of geo-thermal projects with an approximate loan amount of $180 million
Represented international banking institution in connection with the successive acquisition of loan portfolios for $760 million, $898 million and $1.4 billion
Served as lender's counsel for $22 million mortgage loan and $67 million mortgage loan on adjacent biotech laboratory space in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Served as lender's counsel for a $192 million mortgage loan financing the acquisition of a multi-tenant office's building in downtown Boston
Served as counsel to publicly-traded energy company in the acquisition of a portfolio of compressed natural gas facilities located through the Midwest United States
Served as local counsel for international financial institution in connection with the financing of an $80 million portfolio of solar projects across Massachusetts
Served as developer's counsel for 5.68mw solar facility in Massachusetts
Served as counsel to international life insurance company in connection with its $1.5 billion investment in a portfolio of renewable energy projects located across the country
Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), Real Estate Law, 2023