Chad Tiedemann represents a number of the leading real
estate development firms in Washington, D.C. He has extensive experience
representing real estate investors, including opportunity funds, investment
banking firms, insurance companies, investment advisors, pension funds, foreign
investors, syndicators and high-net-worth individuals in connection with their
real estate investments throughout the United States. He also represents foreign
and domestic banks and other lenders in connection with their commercial real
estate finance transactions. Engagements have included every property type and
size, from a national portfolio of 14 regional shopping malls and programmatic
investment relationships for office portfolios to "one-off" hotel and
Mr. Tiedemann has more than 30 years of commercial real estate venture
formation structuring, finance, development and leasing experience. The complex
transactions that Mr. Tiedemann handles include acquisitions, sales, office and
retail leasing, limited liability company and partnership formations,
construction, permanent and mezzanine loans, ground leases, recapitalizations
and sale-leasebacks. He also has extensive experience with condominium regimes,
as well as workouts and foreclosures through multiple economic cycles.
Interviews with Mr. Tiedemann have been featured in The Washington
Post and in Real Estate Weekly's "Exclusive Interviews with the
Leaders on the Real Estate Scene" from Bisnow on Business. Mr.
Tiedemann is a frequent speaker on real estate industry issues, including
current trends in the capital markets, as well as the challenges and
opportunities facing the industry.
Mr. Tiedemann is the firm's past National Real Estate Section leader. He was
previously a member of the firm's Practice Management Committee and Directors
Committee. Mr. Tiedemann is actively involved in and underwrites a college
scholarship annually, as a part of the Holland & Knight Foundation's
Holocaust Remembrance Project, a national high school contest that attracts more
than 5,000 essays each year. He also performs pro bono legal work for
the homeless through the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless.