Representative Transactions

HOTEL CONDOMINIUM/MIXED-USE PROJECTS:

Azulara Resort, Costa Rica:  Representation of developer in destination hotel, condo hotel, residential, and recreational resort development.

Hawk’s Cay Resort and Marina, Duck Key, Florida:  Representation of acquiror and developer of complex, mixed-use resort project, including condominium hotel, spa, marina and conference center.

Hotel 1000, Seattle, Washington:  Representation of hotel management company in development of mixed-use condominium/hotel project. 

Inn at Otter Crest, Oregon:  Representation of management company in restructuring of condo hotel and rental program relationships and documentation and in takeover of management.

Nadi, Fiji:  Representation of developer in four-diamond, branded hotel and condo hotel project in Nadi, Fiji.

Rivertide Suites Condo Hotel, Seaside, Oregon:  Representation of developer in resort community condo hotel development.

St. Croix Golf Resort & Casino, U.S. Virgin Islands:  Representation of branded management company in destination hotel, condo hotel, golf course and casino development.

Vines of Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina:  Representation of developer of private vineyard estates project, including structuring for resort and condo hotel phases.


FRANCHISE AGREEMENTS AND RELATIONSHIPS:

Alaska:  The Westin Alyeska Prince Hotel
California: The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
California:  The Westin Los Angeles Airport
California:  The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
Colorado:  The Westin Resort, Vail
Florida:  The Westin Resort, Key Largo
Florida:  The Westin Resort, Miami Beach
Florida:  The Westin Suites, Orlando
Florida:  The Westin Tampa Airport
Florida:  The Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables
Georgia:  The Westin Atlanta Airport
Georgia:  The Westin Atlanta North, at Perimeter
Hawaii:  Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel
Hawaii:  Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
Massachusetts:  The Westin Waltham-Boston
Nebraska:  The Westin Aquila
New Jersey:  The Westin Governor Morris, Morristown
Ohio:  The Westin Columbus
Oklahoma:  The Westin Oklahoma City
Pennsylvania:  The Westin Suites, Philadelphia Airport
Rhode Island:  The Westin Providence
South Carolina:  The Westin Francis Marion, Charleston
Washington, D.C.:  The Westin Washington D.C., City Center
Washington, D.C.:  The Westin Washington D.C.

 

British West Indies:  The Westin Casuarina Resort
Canada:  The Westin Grand, Vancouver
Canada:  The Westin Resort,
Whistler (strata ownership)
Canada:  The Westin Nova Scotia
Canada:  The Westin Prince, Toronto
Canada:  Le Westin Mont-Royal
China:  The Westin Shanghai
England:  47 Park Street, a Westin Demeure Hotel
France:  Astor, a Westin Demeure Hotel
France:  Baltimore, a Westin Demeure Hotel
France:  Castille, a Westin Demeure Hotel
France:  Le Parc, a Westin Demeure Hotel
France:  Marignan-Elysées, a Westin Demeure Hotel
Japan:  The Westin Nagoya Castle
Japan:  The Westin Osaka
Mexico:  The Westin SoberanoChihuahua
Mexico:  Westin San Luis Potosi
The Netherlands:  The Grand, a Westin Demeure Hotel
Puerto Rico:  The Westin Rio Mar Beach Resort & County Club
Switzerland:  Hotel D’Angleterre, a Westin Demeure Hotel
U.S. Virgin Islands:  The Westin Carambola Beach Resort


MANAGEMENT OR ASSET MANAGEMENT AGREEMENTS:

California:  The Century Plaza
California:  The Westin Bonaventure Hotel
California: W Suites Newark
California:  Carmel Sands Lodge
California:  Harvest Inn
California:  Hotel Pacific
California:  Bardessono Inn
California:  Ivy Hotel
Canada:  Residence Inn by Marriott
Colorado:  The Westin Westminster
Colorado:  The Westin Vail
Florida:  The Walt Disney World Swan
Georgia:  The Westin Peachtree Plaza
Massachusetts:  Charles Street Jail Project
Michigan:  The Westin Hotel, Renaissance Center
Missouri:  The Westin St. Louis
Oregon:  Inn at Otter Crest
Oregon:  Residence Inn by Marriott
Pennsylvania:  The Westin William Penn
St. Croix:  St. Croix Golf Resort & Casino
Washington:  Hotel 1000
Washington:  Alderbrook Resort
Washington:  Willows Lodge
Washington:  Rosario Resort & Spa
Washington:  Semiahmoo Hotel
Washington:  The Sorrento Hotel
Washington:  The Woodmark Hotel
Washington:  The Stonebrook Suites
Washington:  The Freestone Inn
Washington:  Residence Inn by Marriott
Washington, D.C.:  The Madison Hotel


PURCHASING, SUPPLIER, OR MARKETING ARRANGEMENTS:

The Texas Open PGA Golf Tournament (Title Sponsor Agreement)
MBNA America Bank (Branded Credit Card Agreement)
Coca Cola Company (Hotel Supply Agreement)
On Command Video (Master Cable and Television Supply Agreement)
Caribiner, Inc. (Hotel Master Audio Visual Supply and Services Agreement)
McDonald’s Monopoly Promotion (Prize Supplier Agreement)
DDB Needham (Advertising Services Agreement)
Foreign Translation Services (Translation Agreement for Employee Motivation Program)
Web Site Development (Negotiated Agreement for Development of Hotel Chain Web Site)
WHR Advertising Association (Formed and Documented Nonprofit Advertising Association)


SUBORDINATION, COMFORT LETTER OR CASH MANAGEMENT AGREEMENTS:

California: The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites (Los Angeles), The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States (Agreement and Consent)

Colorado: The Westin Westminster, Bank One, Colorado, N.A. (Consent,
Subordination and Non-Disturbance Agreement; Cash Management and
Security Agreement)

Florida:  The Westin Resort, Key Largo, BankOne, Texas, N.A. (Comfort/Letter
Agreement)

Florida:  The Walt Disney World Swan Hotel, Midland Loan Service, LP
(Depositary Agreement, Manager’s Consent and Subordination of Management
Agreement and Notification and Acknowledgment of Pledge of Accounts)

Georgia:  The Westin Hotel, Atlanta Airport, BankBoston, N.A. (Comfort Letter
Agreement)

New Jersey:  The Westin Governor Morris [Morristown, NJ], BankBoston, N.A.
(Comfort Letter Agreement)

Ohio:  The Westin Hotel, Columbus, Credit Suisse First Boston Mortgage Capital
LLC (Comfort Letter Agreement)

South Carolina:  The Westin Francis Marion [Charleston, SC], Branch Banking and Trust Company of South Carolina (Comfort Letter Agreement)

Texas:  The Westin Galleria Hotel/The Westin Oaks Hotel (Houston, TX), CIGNA
Investment Services (Subordination, Non-Disturbance and Attornment
Agreement)


BEVERAGE AND HOSPITALITY-RELATED COMPLIANCE REPRESENTATION:

Managed nationwide beverage license portfolio and liquor licensing for largest national golf management company.

Responded to complaints filed with government agencies and licensing boards.

Assisted restaurant and hotel owners in obtaining and transferring liquor licenses and permits and meeting other regulatory requirements.

Served as general counsel for a chain of restaurants and provided distribution and regulatory compliance advice.


WORKOUTS AND BANKRUPTCIES:

Represented Hotel Company in Disclosure, Plan, and Adversary Proceedings in

In re Servico (Miami)
In re Los Angeles Bonaventure Company (Los Angeles)
In re Vail Associates (Vail)
In re Enron

Assisted in restructuring or workouts for hotels located in Columbus, Napa, Vail, Pittsburgh, Kauai, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle.

 
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