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JOHN P. SELIGMAN
Of Counsel
Real Estate
212.468.4898
jseligman@dglaw.com
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John P. Seligman is of counsel in the Real Estate Practice Group of Davis & Gilbert with over 45 years of experience. His practice is concentrated in the real estate field, including commercial leasing, acquisitions, planning and development, including design and architectural contracts associated with construction projects. He also has experience in the financing aspects of real estate transactions.

REPRESENTATIVE ENGAGEMENTS

  • Represented Publicis Groupe, a multinational advertising agency, in the renewal and expansion of its lease at 375 Hudson Street, New York City for 1,000,000 square feet, and of its lease in Boston for 217,000 square feet.
  • Represented Ross Procurement, a major department store chain, in its purchase of 1372 Broadway, New York City, a 21-story building with approximately 550,000 square feet of rentable space, as well as its previous sublease of 46,000 square feet at the building from the former owner.
  • Represented MediaMath, a digital marketing technology company, in its lease of approximately 106,000 square feet located at 4 World Trade Center, New York City.
  • Represented Omnicom Group Inc. and its affiliates in the leasing of 194,000 square feet at 200 Varick Street, New York City, 159,000 square feet at One Hudson Square, 167,000 square feet at 220 East 42nd Street, 285,000 square feet at 195 Broadway, all in New York City, and 205,000 square feet in Dallas.
  • Represented MDC Partners and its affiliates in the leasing of three full floors at 55 Water Street, Brooklyn, New York.
  • Represented Young & Rubicam in the purchase of a commercial condominium unit and leasing of additional premises (totaling 339,132 square feet) at 3 Columbus Circle, New York City.
  • Represented the Lower East Side Tenement Museum in its construction and design contracts of its new headquarters at Orchard Street, New York City.
  • Represented the Landmarc restaurant in the Time Warner Center, New York City, in their construction and design contracts.
  • Represented Avenues: The World School in the leasing, design and construction contracts for its first school on West 26th Street, New York City.
  • Represented Young & Rubicam in the sale of its 285 Madison Avenue, New York City headquarters building.
  • Represented Aurora Bank in the sale of a commercial building in Boston and Lehman Brothers in the sale of a commercial building in Acton, Massachusetts.
  • Represented a purchaser of two commercial buildings on Livingston Street, Brooklyn, New York.
  • Represented the owners in the sale of two commercial buildings on West 47th Street, New York City.
  • Represented a borrower in the $15 million refinancing of a commercial building in Philadelphia.
  • Represented a California bank in a construction loan and permanent financing of a corporate headquarters in Suffolk County, New York.
  • Represented Razorfish/Publicis in the leasing of 100,000 square feet in Seattle.
  • Represented a California bank in refinancing a hotel in Queens County, New York.

PRESS

Mentioned, New York Law Journal, "Marketplace," on July 30, 2014

Mentioned, New York Law Journal, "Real Estate Marketplace," Young & Rubicam Group lease, by Monica Paquette, December 14, 2011

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

EDUCATION

Fordham University, J.D., 1972
Cornell University, A.B., 1968


REPRESENTATIVE ENGAGEMENTS

  • Represented Publicis Groupe, a multinational advertising agency, in the renewal and expansion of its lease at 375 Hudson Street, New York City for 1,000,000 square feet, and of its lease in Boston for 217,000 square feet.
  • Represented Ross Procurement, a major department store chain, in its purchase of 1372 Broadway, New York City, a 21-story building with approximately 550,000 square feet of rentable space, as well as its previous sublease of 46,000 square feet at the building from the former owner.
  • Represented MediaMath, a digital marketing technology company, in its lease of approximately 106,000 square feet located at 4 World Trade Center, New York City.
  • Represented Omnicom Group Inc. and its affiliates in the leasing of 194,000 square feet at 200 Varick Street, New York City, 159,000 square feet at One Hudson Square, 167,000 square feet at 220 East 42nd Street, 285,000 square feet at 195 Broadway, all in New York City, and 205,000 square feet in Dallas.
  • Represented MDC Partners and its affiliates in the leasing of three full floors at 55 Water Street, Brooklyn, New York.
  • Represented Young & Rubicam in the purchase of a commercial condominium unit and leasing of additional premises (totaling 339,132 square feet) at 3 Columbus Circle, New York City.
  • Represented the Lower East Side Tenement Museum in its construction and design contracts of its new headquarters at Orchard Street, New York City.
  • Represented the Landmarc restaurant in the Time Warner Center, New York City, in their construction and design contracts.
  • Represented Avenues: The World School in the leasing, design and construction contracts for its first school on West 26th Street, New York City.
  • Represented Young & Rubicam in the sale of its 285 Madison Avenue, New York City headquarters building.
  • Represented Aurora Bank in the sale of a commercial building in Boston and Lehman Brothers in the sale of a commercial building in Acton, Massachusetts.
  • Represented a purchaser of two commercial buildings on Livingston Street, Brooklyn, New York.
  • Represented the owners in the sale of two commercial buildings on West 47th Street, New York City.
  • Represented a borrower in the $15 million refinancing of a commercial building in Philadelphia.
  • Represented a California bank in a construction loan and permanent financing of a corporate headquarters in Suffolk County, New York.
  • Represented Razorfish/Publicis in the leasing of 100,000 square feet in Seattle.
  • Represented a California bank in refinancing a hotel in Queens County, New York.

PRESS

Mentioned, New York Law Journal, "Marketplace," on July 30, 2014

Mentioned, New York Law Journal, "Real Estate Marketplace," Young & Rubicam Group lease, by Monica Paquette, December 14, 2011

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

EDUCATION

Fordham University, J.D., 1972
Cornell University, A.B., 1968