Annette handles real estate acquisitions, ground leasing, financing, development, leasing, management and disposition matters. She has represented private developers in project development and construction financing, public agencies in the disposition of railroad rights-of-way and nonprofit borrowers in public finance bond transactions. Annette represents landlords and tenants in both the shopping center and office contexts. She has extensive experience assisting senior care clients in real estate acquisition, financing and disposition and has represented borrowers and lenders in senior care financing. She is particularly well versed in HUD loan assumptions and refinancing. She counsels non-profit and other clients on non-profit and general corporate governance.
Annette is a LEED® Accredited Professional and has worked with owners and developers in innovative project delivery methods, including negotiating construction contracts implementing an integrated project delivery (IPD) approach. She assisted in the drafting of the construction agreement for the first IPD project in New England, which achieved LEED® platinum certification. She has worked with hospital and other clients on a multi-million dollar construction and renovation projects, bringing together the owners, architects and contractors to execute a single, collaborative agreement.
Annette is a member of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area and she serves as the Co-Chair of the Judiciary Committee. She is also a member of the South Asian Bar Association of Northern California.
"Green Building Litigation: Summary of Cases and Analysis of Trends," co-author, Real Estate Alert (October 2012)
"Green Refinance Plus: A New Option for Senior Care Refinancing and Aquisitions," co-author, California Assisted Living Association News & Views (Winter 2012)
"What is Green Refinance Plus and can you qualify?," co-author, Real Estate Alert (August 2011)
"Raising the Sustainability Bar: San Francisco Amends its Green Building Ordinance to Comply with CalGreen," co-author, Real Estate Alert (January 2011)
"Your Loan is In or Near Default? Here's What You Should Do," co-author, California Real Estate Journal (June 2009)
"Your Project: Better, Faster and Cheaper," The Registry (March 2008)
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Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) Video Series (July 2010)
"IPD Technology and Sustainability, Session 2 of The Integrated Project Delivery Seminar Series," San Francisco (March 2009) and Los Angeles (May 2009)
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