Benjamin M. Lee

Benjamin M. Lee

Polsinelli PC, Shareholder

Washington, District of Columbia

Benjamin Lee has extensive experience representing landlords and tenants in the full life cycle of sophisticated commercial lease transactions (office, retail and industrial), including brokerage agreements, letters of intent, lease drafting and negotiation, SNDAs and ongoing lease management and administration. Ben takes a pragmatic approach to lease negotiations, forming strong positive relationships on both sides of a transaction to get the deal done. Ben has represented owners, developers, operators and investors on large and high-profile lease transactions in the DC area and nationally, including: A landlord in the full building lease-up of a new 348,000-square-foot trophy-class, mixed-use office building in Bethesda, Maryland A landlord in connection with pre-leasing for a 1,000,000-square-foot office building under development in Boston, Massachusetts A landlord in numerous lease transactions at large industrial projects located outside of Boston, Massachusetts; Denver, Colorado; and Houston, Texas Numerous landlords in connection with retail leases to banks, restaurants and high-end specialty users Several landlords in complicated transactions with co-working operators under both lease and management agreement structures A landlord in connection with the conversion of a DC office building to short-term residential rentals A landlord of numerous outlet shopping centers throughout the United States in connection with hundreds of leases, lease modifications and lease termination agreements On the tenant side, Ben’s leasing representations include: A Fortune 100 multinational technology conglomerate on leasing throughout the United States and Canada A leading international stock exchange in connection with all leasing matters, including negotiation of a lease and license agreement for office space and a billboard in Times Square; negotiation of a lease for office, meeting, conference and classroom space (including a retail component) in San Francisco; negotiation of a 75,000-square-foot office lease in Philadelphia; and lease and due diligence review in connection with the acquisition of several global companies A law firm relocating its offices in Bethesda, Maryland Benjamin Lee has extensive experience representing landlords and tenants in the full life cycle of sophisticated commercial lease transactions (office, retail and industrial), including brokerage agreements, letters of intent, lease drafting and negotiation, SNDAs and ongoing lease management and administration. Ben takes a pragmatic approach to lease negotiations, forming strong positive relationships on both sides of a transaction to get the deal done. Ben has represented owners, developers, operators and investors on large and high-profile lease transactions in the DC area and nationally, including: A landlord in the full building lease-up of a new 348,000-square-foot trophy-class, mixed-use office building in Bethesda, Maryland A landlord in connection with pre-leasing for a 1,000,000-square-foot office building under development in Boston, Massachusetts A landlord in numerous lease transactions at large industrial projects located outside of Boston, Massachusetts; Denver, Colorado; and Houston, Texas Numerous landlords in connection with retail leases to banks, restaurants and high-end specialty users Several landlords in complicated transactions with co-working operators under both lease and management agreement structures A landlord in connection with the conversion of a DC office building to short-term residential rentals A landlord of numerous outlet shopping centers throughout the United States in connection with hundreds of leases, lease modifications and lease termination agreements On the tenant side, Ben’s leasing representations include: A Fortune 100 multinational technology conglomerate on leasing throughout the United States and Canada A leading international stock exchange in connection with all leasing matters, including negotiation of a lease and license agreement for office space and a billboard in Times Square; negotiation of a lease for office, meeting, conference and classroom space (including a retail component) in San Francisco; negotiation of a 75,000-square-foot office lease in Philadelphia; and lease and due diligence review in connection with the acquisition of several global companies A law firm relocating its offices in Bethesda, Maryland Benjamin Lee has extensive experience representing landlords and tenants in the full life cycle of sophisticated commercial lease transactions (office, retail and industrial), including brokerage agreements, letters of intent, lease drafting and negotiation, SNDAs and ongoing lease management and administration. Ben takes a pragmatic approach to lease negotiations, forming strong positive relationships on both sides of a transaction to get the deal done. Ben has represented owners, developers, operators and investors on large and high-profile lease transactions in the DC area and nationally, including: A landlord in the full building lease-up of a new 348,000-square-foot trophy-class, mixed-use office building in Bethesda, Maryland A landlord in connection with pre-leasing for a 1,000,000-square-foot office building under development in Boston, Massachusetts A landlord in numerous lease transactions at large industrial projects located outside of Boston, Massachusetts; Denver, Colorado; and Houston, Texas Numerous landlords in connection with retail leases to banks, restaurants and high-end specialty users Several landlords in complicated transactions with co-working operators under both lease and management agreement structures A landlord in connection with the conversion of a DC office building to short-term residential rentals A landlord of numerous outlet shopping centers throughout the United States in connection with hundreds of leases, lease modifications and lease termination agreements On the tenant side, Ben’s leasing representations include: A Fortune 100 multinational technology conglomerate on leasing throughout the United States and Canada A leading international stock exchange in connection with all leasing matters, including negotiation of a lease and license agreement for office space and a billboard in Times Square; negotiation of a lease for office, meeting, conference and classroom space (including a retail component) in San Francisco; negotiation of a 75,000-square-foot office lease in Philadelphia; and lease and due diligence review in connection with the acquisition of several global companies A law firm relocating its offices in Bethesda, Maryland Benjamin Lee has extensive experience representing landlords and tenants in the full life cycle of sophisticated commercial lease transactions (office, retail and industrial), including brokerage agreements, letters of intent, lease drafting and negotiation, SNDAs and ongoing lease management and administration. Ben takes a pragmatic approach to lease negotiations, forming strong positive relationships on both sides of a transaction to get the deal done. Ben has represented owners, developers, operators and investors on large and high-profile lease transactions in the DC area and nationally, including: A landlord in the full building lease-up of a new 348,000-square-foot trophy-class, mixed-use office building in Bethesda, Maryland A landlord in connection with pre-leasing for a 1,000,000-square-foot office building under development in Boston, Massachusetts A landlord in numerous lease transactions at large industrial projects located outside of Boston, Massachusetts; Denver, Colorado; and Houston, Texas Numerous landlords in connection with retail leases to banks, restaurants and high-end specialty users Several landlords in complicated transactions with co-working operators under both lease and management agreement structures A landlord in connection with the conversion of a DC office building to short-term residential rentals A landlord of numerous outlet shopping centers throughout the United States in connection with hundreds of leases, lease modifications and lease termination agreements A landlord in the full building lease-up of a new 348,000-square-foot trophy-class, mixed-use office building in Bethesda, Maryland A landlord in connection with pre-leasing for a 1,000,000-square-foot office building under development in Boston, Massachusetts A landlord in numerous lease transactions at large industrial projects located outside of Boston, Massachusetts; Denver, Colorado; and Houston, Texas Numerous landlords in connection with retail leases to banks, restaurants and high-end specialty users Several landlords in complicated transactions with co-working operators under both lease and management agreement structures A landlord in connection with the conversion of a DC office building to short-term residential rentals A landlord of numerous outlet shopping centers throughout the United States in connection with hundreds of leases, lease modifications and lease termination agreements On the tenant side, Ben’s leasing representations include: A Fortune 100 multinational technology conglomerate on leasing throughout the United States and Canada A leading international stock exchange in connection with all leasing matters, including negotiation of a lease and license agreement for office space and a billboard in Times Square; negotiation of a lease for office, meeting, conference and classroom space (including a retail component) in San Francisco; negotiation of a 75,000-square-foot office lease in Philadelphia; and lease and due diligence review in connection with the acquisition of several global companies A law firm relocating its offices in Bethesda, Maryland A Fortune 100 multinational technology conglomerate on leasing throughout the United States and Canada A leading international stock exchange in connection with all leasing matters, including negotiation of a lease and license agreement for office space and a billboard in Times Square; negotiation of a lease for office, meeting, conference and classroom space (including a retail component) in San Francisco; negotiation of a 75,000-square-foot office lease in Philadelphia; and lease and due diligence review in connection with the acquisition of several global companies A law firm relocating its offices in Bethesda, Maryland

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