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David M. Alin

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Education

  • Emory University (JD, 1989)
  • Duke University (BA, 1986)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • New York

David’s experience covers many disciplines within commercial real estate, including acquisitions and dispositions, leasing and the representation of borrowers in commercial loans. His real estate practice is both national and local in practice.

His experience includes drafting, reviewing, and negotiating office and retail leases for major entities as well as conducting real estate transactions for a range of commercial properties, including plant facilities, shopping malls, restaurants, office buildings, and an athletic facility to which he also served as general counsel.

David has also represented real estate funds and other real estate entities as borrowers in various types of financing, including CMBS loans.

Prior to joining Mintz Levin, David worked for another prominent New York law firm. Prior to that, David was a partner in a law firm in Chicago.

Representative Matters

Acquisitions and Dispositions

  • Represented the seller of a building in Washington, D.C. for $229,000,000
  • Represented the seller with respect to the sale of 144 apartment units in a residential New York City building for $147,000,000
  • Represented the purchaser of property in Brooklyn, New York for $165,000,000
  • Represented the purchaser of property in the Hudson Yards section of Manhattan, New York for $88,000,000

Financings

  • Negotiated a $330,000,000 construction loan on behalf of the borrower for a project in Brooklyn, New York
  • Negotiated a $134,250,000 loan on behalf of the borrower for a commercial building in Washington, D.C.
  • Negotiated a $100,000,000 loan on behalf of the borrower for a commercial building in the Bronx, New York

Leasing

  • Represented the landlord in a lease of an approximately 750,000 sf in New Jersey
  • Represented the landlord in a build-to-suit lease of an approximately 278,000 sf building in the Bronx, New York
  • Represented the tenant in the lease of approximately 100,000 sf lease in Manhattan, New York
  • Represented the tenant in the lease of approximately 90,000 sf lease in Manhattan, New York

Data Center Transactions

  • Represented a public company data center owner/operator on a 9MW lease for a global computer and hardware company
  • Represented clients in the negotiation of Master Services Agreements for space and wattage in various data centers

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Volenteer coach (Scarsdale rec. basketball)
  • Volunteer interviewer for Duke University
  • Former member, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Board member, Kids' B.A.S.E. and The Little School (Scarsdale, New York)