Professional Biography

Andrew Solomon Partner

  • Portland

    D +1.503.727.2174

    F +1.503.346.2174

    Portland

    1120 NW Couch Street, 10th Floor

    Portland, OR

    +1.503.727.2174

    ASolomon@perkinscoie.com

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OVERVIEW

EXPERIENCE

Experience

Acquisition and Redevelopment of a Historic Building

Represented developer in connection with acquisition and redevelopment of a historic building in Portland's Pearl District. Work included negotiation of a purchase and sale agreement and negotiation of a joint venture agreement with an East Coast private equity firm.

Liquefied Natural Gas Facility

Representing developer of proposed liquefied natural gas facility in southern Oregon in connection with site acquisition and project development. Negotiated option agreements for purchase of facility location and lease of vessel slip. Prepared enterprise zone tax abatement application. Negotiated tax increment financing agreements related to site acquisition. Worked with public agencies and tribes to obtain agreements related to site development. Preparing certification of consistency with Oregon Coastal Management Program under the Coastal Zone Management Act.

Sale of a Business Park

Represented seller in connection with the sale of an almost 400,000-square-foot business park.

Acquisition and Development of Industrial/Warehouse Facility

Represented developer in connection with acquisition of 37 acres of land for development of an approximately 730,000 sq. ft. industrial/warehouse facility. Work included negotiation of purchase and sale agreement with public entity and negotiation of a joint venture agreement with a life insurance company.

Negotiation of Lease For Office Space

Represented manufacturer in negotiation of 133,000 sq. ft. lease of office space for new corporate headquarters.

Acquisition of an Office Complex

Represented buyer in the acquisition of an office complex in Portland's Pearl District.

Land Acquisition

Represented developer in connection with land acquisition, negotiation of a build-to-suit lease for a new fulfillment center, and pre-sale of the lease to provide construction financing.

Acquisition of Prime Industrial Land

Represented developer in connection with acquisition of up to 43 acres of prime industrial land in the City of Vancouver, Washington and the potential development of several hundred thousand square feet of industrial/warehouse facilities. Work included negotiation of purchase and sale agreement and joint venture agreement, as well as negotiation of construction loan.

Ethanol Production Facility

Represented developer of large ethanol production facility in real estate aspects of development project including negotiation of numerous public/private partnership agreements related to site infrastructure development. Assisted in negotiation of project finance package.

Leasing and Management of Regional Mall

Representing special servicer in connection with leasing and management of 1 million sq. ft. regional mall.

Leasing and Management of Outlet Malls

Representing special servicer in connection with leasing and management of six outlet malls located throughout the country.

Leasing of Distribution Facility

Represented owner of distribution facility in connection with two leases, totaling 500,000 sq. ft. space, to an auto parts distributer and an office supplies distributer.

Lease For Office Space

Represented high-tech company in connection with lease of 47,000 sq. ft. of office space for new headquarters.

Disposition of Numerous Shopping Centers

Represented special servicer in connection with disposition of numerous shopping centers located throughout the country.

Acquisition of Boutique Mall and Office Building

Represented local developer in connection with acquisition of boutique mall and office building.

City Hall For The City of Wilsonville

Represented client in connection with development of new city hall for the City of Wilsonville, Oregon.

Lease of Manufacturing Facility

Represented landlord in lease of approximately 84,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility to manufacturer.

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Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Oregon

Education

  • Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D., 2001
  • University of Wisconsin, M.S., 1994
  • Bowdoin College, B.A., 1990

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