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Tal J. Golomb

  • Partner | Real Estate

New York

T: +1.212.859.8619

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Tal Golomb advises clients on some of the largest and most complicated real estate development projects in New York City and throughout the United States.

Tal routinely represents developers, owners, investors, lenders, and not-for-profit institutions on all transactional and regulatory aspects of real estate development, large-scale economic development projects, and public/private initiatives. Clients rely on Tal’s extensive experience with development and construction agreements, acquisitions, ground and development leases, equity and debt financings, development rights agreements, zoning and land use, and governmental incentives.

Tal’s clients include Vornado Realty Trust, Tishman Speyer, Related Companies, Brookfield, RXR Realty, Amazon Inc., JPMorgan Chase, Steiner Studios, Cornell University, The Greenland Group, The National September 11 Memorial and Museum Foundation, and SL Green Realty Corp.

Tal is recognized by Legal 500 in Real Estate. 

Work Highlights:

  • Vornado Realty Tr...

Tal Golomb advises clients on some of the largest and most complicated real estate development projects in New York City and throughout the United States.

Tal routinely represents developers, owners, investors, lenders, and not-for-profit institutions on all transactional and regulatory aspects of real estate development, large-scale economic development projects, and public/private initiatives. Clients rely on Tal’s extensive experience with development and construction agreements, acquisitions, ground and development leases, equity and debt financings, development rights agreements, zoning and land use, and governmental incentives.

Tal’s clients include Vornado Realty Trust, Tishman Speyer, Related Companies, Brookfield, RXR Realty, Amazon Inc., JPMorgan Chase, Steiner Studios, Cornell University, The Greenland Group, The National September 11 Memorial and Museum Foundation, and SL Green Realty Corp.

Tal is recognized by Legal 500 in Real Estate. 

Work Highlights:

  • Vornado Realty Trust in connection with the transformative redevelopment of the Penn Station area in Midtown Manhattan, including: (i) the acquisition, development, and financing of Moynihan Station, comprising a new Amtrak and MTA train hall and more than 600,000 square feet of office and retail space in the historic James A. Farley Post Office building; (ii) the reconstruction of Penn Station and surrounding public spaces; and (iii) the redevelopment of the blocks around Penn Station with five new mixed-use skyscrapers.
  • Tishman Speyer in connection with (a) several significant development projects in New York City, including (i) a 99-year, 620,000-square-foot master lease of the historic Morgan North Post Office in West Chelsea; (ii) a mixed-use redevelopment project at the original Macy's location in Downtown Brooklyn into the Wheeler, an office building, and 11 Hoyt, a residential tower; and (iii) the development of The Jacx, which includes two new 27-story office towers in Long Island City, Queens, and (b) pivotal life sciences and cutting-edge technology development projects throughout the United States, including (i) the Harvard Enterprise Research Campus in Boston and (ii) Hazelwood Green in Pittsburgh.
  • Related Companies and its joint venture partner Oxford Properties Group with respect to all aspects of the development, financing, joint ventures, and land use approvals for the 12 million-square-foot mixed-use Hudson Yards development in Midtown Manhattan.
  • Brookfield on (a) the development, acquisitions, joint ventures, financings, land use, and incentives for several development projects in New York City, including the 7 million-square-foot mixed-use Manhattan West project in Midtown Manhattan, the Greenpoint Landing residential project in Brooklyn, and residential projects in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the Bronx and (b) several large development projects across the United States, including stadium-related mixed-use projects and planned communities.
  • RXR Realty in the development, transaction documents, and related approvals for (a) together with its partner, TF Cornerstone, their planned US $3 billion redevelopment of the Grand Hyatt New York site adjacent to Grand Central with a 2.8 million-square-foot mixed-use tower; and (b) the acquisition and redevelopment of Pier 57 in Hudson River Park for retail and office uses.
  • Amazon, Inc., in connection with its major development initiatives in New York City, including the acquisition and redevelopment of the former Lord & Taylor site in Midtown Manhattan as its local headquarters.
  • JP Morgan Chase in connection with various aspects of its 2.5 million-square-foot headquarters redevelopment at 270 Park Avenue.
  • Steiner Studios in all aspects of its planned 500,000-square-foot film and production hub in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York.
  • Deerfield Management Company in connection with its development of New York City's largest life sciences innovation center.
  • Cornell University in all aspects of the development of its new applied sciences and technology campus on Roosevelt Island, including the negotiation of joint ventures and ground leases with private development partners.
  • The Greenland Group in the development, land use approvals, and financing of the multibillion-dollar Atlantic Yards and Pacific Park project in Brooklyn, New York, including the Barclays Center and 16 affordable and market-rate residential buildings.
  • The National September 11 Memorial and Museum Foundation in the negotiation of a long-term ground lease at the World Trade Center site.
  • SL Green Realty Corp. in the development, land use approvals, and negotiation of transit-related improvements for the One Vanderbilt project adjacent to Grand Central Terminal.

Professional associations

  • Member, New York City Bar Association
  • Member, The Friends of Governors Island
  • Member, Urban Land Institute
  • 2019 Class of David Rockefeller Fellows, Partnership for New York City

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