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Adam M. Endick

Partner | New York
T (212) 506-1837
F (212) 835-5249

Adam M. Endick is a partner in Kasowitz’s Real Estate - Transactional Practice Group.  He has experience representing clients in a wide range of real estate matters, such as commercial leasing, joint ventures, fund formation, financings, acquisitions, dispositions, loan workouts and developments. 

Notable Representations

Leasing, Acquisitions and Development:

  • Boston Properties Limited Partnership in the initial lease-up of Times Square Tower, New York, N.Y., and 250 West 55th Street, New York, N.Y.; the leasing of 500,000 square feet to Citibank, N.A. at 601 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.; and the leasing of space to various tenants at 399 Park Avenue, New York, N.Y. and 510 Madison Avenue in New York, N.Y.
  • Boston Properties Limited Partnership and Rudin Management Company in connection with the construction of a state-of-the-art facility for WeWork at Brooklyn Navy Yard.
  • The Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group in connection with retail leasing at Hudson Yards.
  • Extell Development Co. in the initial lease-up of the Gem Tower in New York, N.Y. and the net leasing of various buildings in Midtown South and various retail leases throughout Manhattan.
  • Equity Office Properties in connection with various leases in New York, N.Y.
  • Oxford Properties Group in connection with various leases in New York, N.Y.
  • Forest City Ratner in connection with various leases in Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Silverstein Properties, Inc. in the initial lease-up of 7 World Trade Center, New York, N.Y., and Towers 2, 3 and 4 in the World Trade Center.
  • Silverstein Properties, Inc. in the acquisition of 99 Church Street, New York, N.Y.  
  • Rouse Properties in the acquisition of various shopping centers throughout the United States.
  • Credit Suisse in the acquisition and development of data centers in Research Triangle Park, Durham and Wake Counties, N.C., and Clifton, N.J.
  • The owner of 699 Madison Avenue in New York City in connection with a state-of-the-art retail store for Jimmy Choo.
  • Spear Street Capital in the lease-up of 315 Park Avenue South, New York, N.Y.

Leasing – Tenant Representations:

  • WeWork Companies Inc. in connection with various leases throughout the United States.
  • Douglas Elliman Realty in connection with its headquarters lease at 575 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y., and various leases throughout the United States.
  • Microsoft Corporation in connection with its New York headquarters lease at 11 Times Square, New York, N.Y.
  • Wells Fargo Bank in connection with its New York headquarters lease at 150 East 42nd Street, New York, N.Y.
  • Havas North America Inc. in connection with its New York headquarters lease in Hudson Square.
  • Jones Lang LaSalle in connection with its New York headquarters lease at 330 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y.
  • Major League Baseball in connection with various leases in New York and New Jersey.
  • Knight Capital Group in connection with various leases throughout the United States.
  • BT Americas in connection with various leases throughout the United States.
  • National Financial Partners in connection with various leases throughout the United States.
  • The National Hockey League in connection with its headquarters lease at 1185 Avenue of the Americas, New York, N.Y.
  • Société Générale in connection with its New York headquarters lease at 245 Park Avenue, New York, N.Y.
  • Bank of America, N.A. in connection with the leasing of approximately 1.7 million square feet and the development of a state-of-the-art data center at One Bryant Park, New York, N.Y.
  • Daily News, L.P. in connection with the leasing of space in 4 New York Plaza and 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, N.Y.
  • Skadden Arps in connection with its Washington, D.C. headquarters lease.

Financings and Work-Outs:

  • DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners in connection with a loan secured by the Renaissance Marriott Hotel in Aruba.
  • Fortress Investment Group in connection with the financing by a syndicate of lenders of the railroad related assets owned by Flagler Development and Florida East Coast Railway.
  • The Edward Thomas Co. in the refinancing of Shutters on the Beach and Hotel Casa del Mar in Santa Monica, California.
  • Deutsche Bank in the financing of various real estate assets around the world, including the Intercontinental Hotel in Boston, Mallah’s parking assets in New York City, Mall of America in Minnesota and various hotels owned by Strategic Hotels and Resorts.

Joint Ventures and Capital Markets:

  • New Valley in connection with various joint ventures to acquire properties in Manhattan.
  • Starwood Capital Group in connection with a joint venture with Cantor Fitzgerald.
  • The Clarett Group in the formation of its joint venture with Prudential Real Estate.
  • Fremont Realty Capital, L.P. in the formation of various joint ventures to acquire hotels, office buildings and other real estate assets throughout the United States.

Mr. Endick also has represented various institutional and non-institutional clients in connection with the leasing and subleasing of office space throughout the United States (including WeWork Companies, Douglas Elliman, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, Curtco Robb Media, Knight Capital Group, C.V. Starr, Legg Mason, Société Générale and Babcock & Brown L.P.), and he has represented major lending institutions (including Fortress Investment Group, Deutsche Bank AG, Merrill Lynch and JPMorgan Chase Bank) in connection with securitized real estate loans, mezzanine loans, construction loans and unsecured revolving credit facilities.  Additionally, Mr. Endick has been highlighted as a “great leasing lawyer” with “incredible attention to detail” by The Legal 500 in the area of “Real Estate and Construction: Real Estate” and was selected to New York Super Lawyers.  Mr. Endick serves on the Board of Directors of Creative Art Works, a not-for-profit that dedicates itself to improving the lives of under-resourced New York City youth through the arts.

Prior to joining Kasowitz in 2011, Mr. Endick was a partner in the real estate group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

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