Edward Barad represents institutional and private equity fund investors in entity structuring and commercial real estate, development, acquisitions, disposition, finance and workout. He serves as Chairman of Brownstein's Ethics and Opinion Letter Committees and previously served as Chairman of the Firm’s Real Estate Department for 24 years.
Ed is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and served on its Board of Governors. Additionally, he wrote the original rules of the Colorado Bar Ethics Committee and was the chairman and principal draftsman for the committee that published the Colorado Standards for Mortgage Loan Opinion Letters. He served on the Joint Committee of the ABA, ACREL and the ACMA in the publication of the "Real Estate Finance Opinion Report of 2012."
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He has an exceptional reputation for real estate development work and earns praise as a
has ranked him in the top 10 real estate lawyers(Band One) in Colorado (2003-2013). He has been ranked by
as one of the top 50 (2008) and top 100 (2012, 2013) lawyers in Colorado. He has been listed in
Represented buyer in $500,000,000 acquisition of foreign pension advisor for two downtown Denver high-rise buildings and local counsel opinion for $63,000,000 acquisition loan.
Represented the landowner in land use, financing and disposition of $300,000,000 Gaylord Hotel Conference Center location and bond closing negotiations.
200,000 square foot office lease with Fortune 50 company.
Representation of a real estate investment company in its $285M refinance of an approximately 590 acres hotel and golf course resort property.
Development of the Highpoint 1,800 acre mixed use community adjacent to Denver International Airport.
Structure and finance of $150M apartment development in San Jose, California.