Fried Frank acted as counsel to Brookfield Office Properties in connection with its US$1.15 billion financing of the office portion of 5 Manhattan West from a syndicate of mortgage lenders. 5 Manhattan West is a 15-story office tower currently being developed on Manhattan's West Side. 5 Manhattan West is one of Manhattan's most modern buildings and includes retail, dining, and lifestyle amenities. Tenants in the building include Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, Peloton, and Whole Foods.
The Fried Frank team included real estate partners Joshua Mermelstein and Nathaniel Lifschitz; tax partner Joseph E. Fox; real estate associates Julianne E. Befeler, Lindsey M. Dubb, and Nicholas Mayer; and tax law clerk Evan M. Quinn.