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Paige Anderson
Paige Anderson
Partner — Tax
Partner — Tax

Paige Anderson

Paige Anderson

901 East Byrd Street
Suite 1500
Richmond, Virginia 23219

Paige Anderson

Experience Highlights

  • Bluerock Residential Growth REIT as special tax counsel in its $3.6 billion acquisition by affiliates of Blackstone Real Estate and the spin-off its single-family rental business into Bluerock Homes Trust, a newly formed REIT

  • DigitalBridge in its acquisition of a controlling stake in Vertical Bridge Holdings, the largest private owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure in the U.S.

  • WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust in its $3.1 billion sale to Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc.

  • Lonestar Resources in its $370 million sale to Penn Virginia Corporation

  • Jera Asset Management and Setzer Properties in the formation of a joint venture with the Australian Superannuation Pension Fund, including the roll-up of a seed portfolio of net leased trucking terminal and logistics properties valued at approximately $500 million into the joint venture

  • Data Foundry, Inc., a carrier-neutral colocation and data center provider, in its $420 million sale to Switch, Inc.

  • WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust in its $370 million contribution of its U.S. distribution and logistics properties to a joint venture with the Investment Management Corporation of Ontario

  • CTO Realty Growth, Inc. in its conversion to a real estate investment trust (REIT)

  • Global Medical REIT in its $18.1 million acquisition of Inter-American Management resulting in a management internalization

  • Alpine Income Property Trust, Inc. in its $143 million initial public offering of common stock and subsequent underwritten offerings

  • NorthStar Realty Europe Corp. as special tax counsel in its merger with Core Paneuro 2019 13 Sarl

  • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Owens Realty Mortgage, a specialty finance REIT, in its $200 million merger with Ready Capital Corporation, a real estate finance company

  • WildHorse Resource Development in its $4 billion sale to Chesapeake Energy

  • CYS Investments, an agency mortgage REIT, in its $1.475 billion merger with Two Harbors Investment Corp., a leading hybrid mortgage REIT

  • Oncor Electric Delivery Company in its $2.2 billion acquisition of InfraREIT

  • Issuers and underwriters in public and private equity and debt offerings by REITs

  • Virtua Partners (US) as special tax counsel in the formation of a QOZ fund focused on renovating, rebranding, and operating a hotel in Pensacola, Florida

  • Devon Energy Corp. in the $3.125 billion sale of ownership interests in EnLink Midstream Partners and EnLink Midstream to Global Infrastructure Partners

  • Global Atlantic Financial Group in the $1.175 billion acquisition from Southern Power of a 33 percent minority interest in its solar portfolio (comprised of 26 operating solar facilities representing approximately 1.7 gigawatts of capacity)


  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D. 2013 (Order of the Coif; Executive Editor, Virginia Law Review)
  • University of Virginia, B.S., Commerce with distinction, 2007
  • Legal 500 U.S., Real Estate: REITs, 2022
  • Chambers USA, REITs (Nationwide), 2021 and 2022; “Associate to Watch” in REITs: Tax (Nationwide), 2021; “Up and Coming” in REITs: Tax (Nationwide), 2022
  • Selected to the Virginia Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2020–2023
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Ones to Watch,” Tax Law (Richmond), 2021–2023
  • Kayo Conference Series, “Top 23 in ’23: Women in REITs,” 2023
  • President Emeritus: Junior Board of Historic Richmond
  • Member: Virginia Bar Association
  • Virginia
  • New York
  • “Women in REITs – A Powerful Presence in the Real Estate World,” Kayo Women’s Real Estate Summit, June 24, 2020 (moderator)
  • “What’s All the Buzz About Opportunity Zones?” 2019 Kayo Women’s Real Estate Summit, June 24, 2019 (moderator)