Jonathan Weiss represents large global companies in leasing, subleasing, development, acquisition, disposition, and financing of office space throughout the U.S. and internationally. Jonathan works closely with senior real estate executives on the day-to-day real estate challenges that companies with diverse office space encounter. He also acts as ongoing general real estate counsel to one of the largest professional services firms and one of the largest market measurement companies in the U.S. In this role, Jonathan has developed comprehensive approaches to real estate portfolio management, including implementing standard form leases, subleases, letters of intent, and requests for proposals.

Jonathan also represents real estate developers, hedge funds, private equity funds, energy companies, and apparel companies in acquiring, developing, and leasing commercial, retail, and mixed-use real estate projects, negotiating purchase and sale agreements, brokerage agreements, architect’s agreements, and construction contracts. A significant portion of his practice focuses on negotiating and drafting New York City office and retail leases and subleases, regularly representing both landlords and tenants.

Jonathan joined Wilk Auslander in 2003 and was previously with Buchanan Ingersoll. Prior to that, Jonathan was in-house counsel for one of the largest publicly held retail apparel chains in the U.S., where he regularly negotiated “big box” anchor tenant leases in major U.S. shopping centers and malls.

  • Representing and serving as ongoing counsel for one of the largest professional services firms in the U.S. in the leasing and disposition of office space in more than 30 states.
  • Representing and serving as ongoing counsel for one of the largest market measurement companies in the leasing and subleasing of office space in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, including recent leases in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sydney, Australia, and Singapore.
  • Represented a large professional services firm in the leasing and construction of 80,000 square feet of office space in Columbia, South Carolina.
  • Represented a large market measurement company in acquiring, developing, financing, and leasing of a 39-acre, 600,000-square-foot worldwide technology center in Oldsmar, Florida. Also represented the company with the sale of its former technology center in Dunedin, Florida.
  • Represented a large market measurement company in the leasing of 80,000 square feet of office space in a major downtown office building in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Represented a major U.S. publisher of industry and trade journals in the leasing and disposition of office space in major cities across the country.
  • Represented one of the largest beverage importers in the leasing and expansion of its U.S. corporate headquarters in White Plains, New York and the leasing of its U.S. executive headquarters in the Chrysler Building in New York City.
  • Represented a state convention center authority in the leasing of over 500,000 square feet of office, retail, and industrial space.
  • Represented a state convention center authority in the sale of two office/industrial buildings.
  • Represented a national developer in acquiring properties to enable the development of an arena for an NBA basketball team.
  • Represented various hedge funds and private equity funds in the leasing and disposition of office space in New York City.
  • Represented a Manhattan real estate developer in the leasing of prime Manhattan and Queens, New York commercial retail space.
  • Represented a large market measurement company in the subleasing of 155,000 square feet of office space in a major Manhattan Midtown office building.
  • Represented the owners of a building with more than 500,000 square feet of prime Manhattan office and retail space, including leasing to a high-profile restaurant, retail, and office tenants.
  • Represented a celebrity stylist with the leasing of high-end salon locations in prime properties in Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, Greenwich, New York, and Dallas.

Overview

Jonathan Weiss represents large global companies in leasing, subleasing, development, acquisition, disposition, and financing of office space throughout the U.S. and internationally. Jonathan works closely with senior real estate executives on the day-to-day real estate challenges that companies with diverse office space encounter. He also acts as ongoing general real estate counsel to one of the largest professional services firms and one of the largest market measurement companies in the U.S. In this role, Jonathan has developed comprehensive approaches to real estate portfolio management, including implementing standard form leases, subleases, letters of intent, and requests for proposals.

Jonathan also represents real estate developers, hedge funds, private equity funds, energy companies, and apparel companies in acquiring, developing, and leasing commercial, retail, and mixed-use real estate projects, negotiating purchase and sale agreements, brokerage agreements, architect’s agreements, and construction contracts. A significant portion of his practice focuses on negotiating and drafting New York City office and retail leases and subleases, regularly representing both landlords and tenants.

Jonathan joined Wilk Auslander in 2003 and was previously with Buchanan Ingersoll. Prior to that, Jonathan was in-house counsel for one of the largest publicly held retail apparel chains in the U.S., where he regularly negotiated “big box” anchor tenant leases in major U.S. shopping centers and malls.

Representative Matters

  • Representing and serving as ongoing counsel for one of the largest professional services firms in the U.S. in the leasing and disposition of office space in more than 30 states.
  • Representing and serving as ongoing counsel for one of the largest market measurement companies in the leasing and subleasing of office space in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, including recent leases in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sydney, Australia, and Singapore.
  • Represented a large professional services firm in the leasing and construction of 80,000 square feet of office space in Columbia, South Carolina.
  • Represented a large market measurement company in acquiring, developing, financing, and leasing of a 39-acre, 600,000-square-foot worldwide technology center in Oldsmar, Florida. Also represented the company with the sale of its former technology center in Dunedin, Florida.
  • Represented a large market measurement company in the leasing of 80,000 square feet of office space in a major downtown office building in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Represented a major U.S. publisher of industry and trade journals in the leasing and disposition of office space in major cities across the country.
  • Represented one of the largest beverage importers in the leasing and expansion of its U.S. corporate headquarters in White Plains, New York and the leasing of its U.S. executive headquarters in the Chrysler Building in New York City.
  • Represented a state convention center authority in the leasing of over 500,000 square feet of office, retail, and industrial space.
  • Represented a state convention center authority in the sale of two office/industrial buildings.
  • Represented a national developer in acquiring properties to enable the development of an arena for an NBA basketball team.
  • Represented various hedge funds and private equity funds in the leasing and disposition of office space in New York City.
  • Represented a Manhattan real estate developer in the leasing of prime Manhattan and Queens, New York commercial retail space.
  • Represented a large market measurement company in the subleasing of 155,000 square feet of office space in a major Manhattan Midtown office building.
  • Represented the owners of a building with more than 500,000 square feet of prime Manhattan office and retail space, including leasing to a high-profile restaurant, retail, and office tenants.
  • Represented a celebrity stylist with the leasing of high-end salon locations in prime properties in Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, Greenwich, New York, and Dallas.