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Christopher Price, a partner in Goodwin Procter's nationally recognized Real Estate Capital Markets Group, serves as co-chair of its Real Estate Investment Management & Finance Practice. Mr. Price has practiced in the real estate industry for over 25 years and been recognized in the Real Estate: Corporate category by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, where clients praised his "great business mind and keen sense of how to get a deal done."

Mr. Price practices in all areas of real estate investment management and real estate finance representing domestic and foreign investors, fund sponsors, institutional investment advisors, public and private real estate companies and investment banks in all of their real estate industry needs, including complex, structured joint ventures and recapitalizations, purchases and sales, equity and debt financings, restructurings, debt acquisitions and entity-level investments.

Mr. Price lives in Connecticut with his wife, three daughters and two Labrador retrievers.

Some of Mr. Price’s key clients include Five Mile Capital Partners, Savanna Capital Partners, Madison Capital, Silverpeak Real Estate Partners, AEW Capital Management, Emmes Investment Management and JPMorgan Asset Management.
Recently completed transactions include representation of:

  • A real estate investment fund in connection with the acquisition of a controlling interest in a publicly traded real estate investment trust and the equity and debt recapitalization of the acquired company’s principal assets
  • A real estate investment fund in connection with the acquisition of a defaulted first mortgage loan and acquisition of New York City office buildings through a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure
  • A real estate investment fund in connection with the acquisition and foreclosure of real estate mezzanine debt investments and the subsequent refinancing of the underperforming first mortgage loan
  • A real estate owner-operator in the equity and debt recapitalization of a portfolio of first-class office buildings in New York City
  • A real estate owner-operator in structured transactions to acquire the retail components of mixed-use buildings in New York and Chicago
  • A real estate investment advisor in the creation of a joint venture with a hedge fund to originate and securitize commercial mortgage loans
  • A real estate fund sponsor in a series of development joint ventures to develop residential condominiums and multi-family properties in Brooklyn and Manhattan
  • A real estate fund sponsor in the sale of three separate office buildings in an office park in Houston, Texas, including creation of covenants to govern the multi-owner park
  • A real estate investment fund in a programmatic joint venture with a multi-family operator to acquire and reposition apartments in the western United States, together with the acquisition of targeted investments for such joint venture
  • A real estate fund in a programmatic joint venture with an off-shore pension fund to acquire and develop assets in Mexico

Mr. Price has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business every year since 2012. While attending law school, he served as Managing Editor of the Tulane Law Review.

Media

Mr. Price co-authored:

  • "The CMBS Market Reboot: A Balancing Act," which appeared in RESource (Summer 2013).
  • "Purchasing Distressed Hotel Debt: Considerations for "Loan to Own" Investors," HotelNewsNow.com (December 15, 2011).
  • "Lender Defaults: The New Reality Facing Real Estate Debt Investors," The Journal of Structured Finance (Spring 2009).
  • "Meet the New Boss: Management Takeovers in Real Estate Joint Ventures," RESource (Fall 2009).

Mr. Price frequently participates in real estate industry events as a speaker or discussion panel moderator.

REsource
January 10, 2014

REsource Winter 2013
January 10, 2014

REsource Summer 2013
August 7, 2013

Considerations for 'Loan to Own' Hotel Investors
Originally published on HotelNewsNow.com
December 13, 2011

Purchasing Distressed Hotel Debt: Considerations for "Loan to Own" Investors
Originally published on HotelNewsNow.com
December 13, 2011

Lender Defaults: The New Reality Facing Real Estate Debt Investors
The Journal of Structured Finance
April 21, 2009