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Francesca A. Venezia
Francesca A. Venezia
Counsel — Real Estate
Counsel — Real Estate

Francesca A. Venezia

Francesca A. Venezia
New York

The Grace Building
1114 Avenue of the Americas
32nd Floor
New York, NY 10036

Francesca A. Venezia

Experience Highlights

  • The Related Companies/Oxford Property Group in the leasing of the 750,000 square foot Hudson Yards multi-level shopping center; Hudson Yards is the largest private real estate development in the history of the United States and the largest development in New York City since Rockefeller Center

  • Brookfield Properties in the leasing of approximately 120,000 RSF at 5 Manhattan West

  • Citigroup Inc. in the leasing of more than 300,000 RSF in Jersey City, New Jersey

  • WS New York in connection with its upscale restaurant and private wine club at 35 Hudson Yards

  • Adam America Real Estate in the disposition, joint venture, ground lease to Safehold Inc. (iStar), and financing of a ground-up construction mixed-use project in New Haven, Connecticut

  • The We Company in connection with leases in New York City and throughout the United States, including its largest office lease in Manhattan

  • Regional developer in the development and leasing of a retail shopping center in Suffolk County, New York

  • Ground lessor in a ground lease for the development of a residential rental building on the Upper West Side

  • Ground lessor in a ground lease for the development of a retail shopping center in Brooklyn

  • Ground lessor in a ground lease for the development of a mixed use building in Harlem

  • National developer in the acquisition of suburban office complexes and buildings throughout the United States

  • Developer of residential condominiums in New York City in connection with sales and leasing agency agreements with prominent New York City brokerage companies

  • Institutional landlords in connection with office, retail and signage leases, subleases and licenses in Manhattan and throughout the United States

  • Regional developer in connection with a retail lease to a national department store for approximately 65,000 RSF as part of a newly constructed mixed-use project in downtown Manhattan

  • Shopping center owners in connection with the leasing and subleasing of retail space to national retail tenants

  • Global providers of flexible workspace solutions in connection with leases and subleases in New York City and nationwide

  • Independent stock exchange firm in its headquarters lease at 3 World Trade Center

  • Fortune 500 company in its headquarters lease at One Liberty Plaza

  • Global financial institution in connection with its headquarters lease and office and retail leases and subleases in New York City and throughout the United States

  • Global leader in optical retailing in connection with retail leases and subleases nationwide and the development of leasing guidelines and form of letter of intent

  • Global premiere roaster, marketer and retailer of specialty coffee in connection with retail/restaurant leases and subleases in New York City and nationwide

  • Global fine chocolates and confections manufacturer, marketer and retailer in connection with retail/restaurant, office and industrial leases and subleases in New York City and nationwide

  • National parking garage operator in connection with a parking garage lease in Brooklyn, New York

  • Global financial institutions in connection with mortgage securitizations

  • Global financial institutions in connection with the financings of asset acquisitions

Credentials

  • St. John’s University School of Law J.D., 1989
  • St. John’s University B.S., summa cum laude, 1986
  • New York