Mr Polevoy's practice includes representing the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site; the development of the new HQ for the New York Times Company in Manhattan; a special servicer in the restructuring of a US$1.2 billion loan on a prominent New York City building; representing New York Times Company in the sale leaseback of their Manhattan headquarters building; acquisition/sale of over five million square feet of office buildings for German open-end real estate funds; national real estate counsel for one of the largest real estate funds in the US; representing landlords and tenants in leasing millions of square feet of office space, and the acquisition and sale of hotel properties throughout the US, representing a US based financial institute in their UK commercial real estate lending loan programme and UK equity investment programme, and representing on of the largest mainland Chinese real estate companies in their US investments.
He has been a frequent speaker in programmes of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, the Practising Law Institute and the Anglo-American Real Estate Institute.
Mr Polevoy has been recognised as a leading real estate practitioner in many prominent surveys. He has been named one of the 15 leading real estate lawyers in the world by The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers; an expert in real estate law by the Guide to the World's Leading Real Estate Lawyers; and a leading lawyer in real estate by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. He is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America and named among the Lawdragon 500 Dealmakers in America.
Mr Polevoy graduated from Colgate University cum laude and University of Pennsylvania Law School.
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