Lorne McDougall is a Partner in the Firm's Real Estate Department and resident in the Boston office. He is a former head of our Real Estate Department and has been a member of the Firm’s various Senior Management Committees of the Firm for over 10 years.
He advises lenders, developers, entrepreneurs, funds and investors in connection with the acquisition, disposition, ownership, use, financing, zoning, permitting, development, construction, and leasing of commercial real estate. He also represents owners, prime and trade contractors, and design professionals in all types of design and construction contracts and agreements, deal structuring and financing. He is adept in the negotiation and formation of real estate joint ventures, general and limited partnerships, limited liability companies, business trusts and other investment and development vehicles.
Lorne has extensive experience in a wide range of complex real estate development and financing including structured real estate finance and capital markets transactions secured by a wide array of property types, including office, retail, assisted living/congregate care facilities, hotels, regional shopping malls, industrial parks, mixed-use projects, high-end residential and commercial condominiums and cooperatives and other special use properties. He is experienced in land assemblage transactions and the negotiation, drafting and financing of long-term ground leases and air rights agreements.