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CHRISTOPHER B. PRICE

PARTNER

  • J.D., 1985
    Tulane University
    (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif)
  • B.A., 1982
    Middlebury College
    (cum laude, with honors)

Christopher B Price
The New York Times Building
620 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
USA
212.813.8951

Christopher Price, a partner in the firm's nationally recognized Real Estate, REITs & Real Estate Capital Markets Group, serves as     co-chair of its Real Estate Investment Management & Finance Practice.

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 purchases and sales, financings, recapitalizations, restructurings, debt acquisitions, joint ventures and entity-level investments.

WORK FOR CLIENTS

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 debt fund in the restructuring of complex, multi-lender mortgage and mezzanine loans secured by a large retail and entertainment project in New Jersey.
  • A real estate owner-operator in the equity and debt recapitalization of a portfolio of mixed-used properties in New York City.
  • An opportunity fund in an investment program with an operating partner to acquire and operate office buildings in major metropolitan markets.
  • 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.
  • A real estate fund in a joint venture to acquire non-performing mortgage and mezzanine loans.

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," which appeared in HotelNewsNow.com (December 15, 2011).
  • "Lender Defaults: The New Reality Facing Real Estate Debt Investors," which appeared in The Journal of Structured Finance (Spring 2009).
  • "Meet the New Boss: Management Takeovers in Real Estate Joint Ventures," which appeared in RESource (Fall 2009).

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

While attending law school, he served as Managing Editor of the Tulane Law Review.

BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS

Mr. Price is admitted to practice in New York.

RECOGNITION

Mr. Price has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.