Robert Gage is the former head of the firm’s real estate practice and advises clients on matters including acquisitions, finance, leasing, construction and general commercial and non-profit organization law.
Mr. Gage has been counsel on transactions that include the sale of Pepco Holdings, Inc.’s Conectiv Energy’s 19-plant power generation subsidiary; acquisition and development of headquarter facilities for the National Academy of Sciences; the American Center for Physics and the Potomac Electric Power Company; the development of Bridgemarket in New York City; the development of the Washington Nationals’ baseball stadium on behalf of the D.C. Sports & Entertainment Commission; the development of Olde Towne, Raleigh, NC; the redevelopment of The Brookings Institution’s headquarters and property; and the master leases of Union Station by Union Station Redevelopment Corporation, lessee from the United States Government of Washington, DC’s Union Station.
Mr. Gage has advised the National Football League and the prospective owners of various professional sports teams with respect to ground leases, stadium and arena leases, development agreements and finance documents pertaining to professional sports teams.
Mr. Gage’s work on behalf of Ourisman Automotive Group includes negotiation of significant ground leases and construction contracts. He has handled significant office leases on behalf of American Council of Life Insurers, American Petroleum Institute, American Trucking Associations, Inc., and Intercell USA, as well as scores of trade associations, DC Public Charter Schools and other not-for-profit organizations and law firms. He recently negotiated Covington’s 400,000 square foot office lease at CityCenter in Washington, DC.