Noah Shapiro devotes all of his professional time to commercial real estate leasing transactions. He specializes in office, retail and ground leasing of mostly Class A properties and is involved in all aspects of the leasing process (including, negotiating leases, consulting with clients on term sheets or letters of intent, and negotiating brokerage or agency agreements).
Noah is routinely involved in several of the largest leasing transactions that take place each year in New York City, representing major landlords, such as SL Green Realty Corp., L&L Holding Company and Brookfield Financial Properties, and major tenants, such as Cushman & Wakefield. He has also lectured on leasing topics for the MBA program at Columbia University.
Noah was selected for inclusion in New York Rising Stars - Metro Edition, 2011-2012. He was also recognized as an up and coming real estate lawyer for New York in Chambers USA Guide: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2012.
Areas of Practice
Represented SL Green Realty Corp. in a 1.6 million square foot lease to Viacom International at 1515 Broadway. At the time, this transaction was the largest-ever New York City office lease (other than a few sale-leaseback arrangements); Represented Brookfield Office Properties in connection with a lease for 1.2 million square feet at One New York Plaza to Morgan Stanley, at the time, the largest single-asset office lease in New York City since 2008; Represented Lazard Group LLC in its long-term headquarters lease of approximately 440,000 square feet at Rockefeller Center, New York, NY.; Represented SL Green Realty Corp. in connection with its joint venture to develop Pace University dormitories at 180 Broadway and 33 Beekman Street in Manhattan; Represented L&L Holding Company in a lease with HarperCollins for 180,000 square feet at 195 Broadway, New York, NY.;Represented L&L Holding Company in a lease with Eataly at 200 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
Other representative transactions include:
the long-term representation of a landlord with a nearly 8 million square-foot Manhattan office portfolio, including:
a lease with a global advertising agency of approximately 400,000 square feet; a lease with a global advertising agency of approximately 200,000 square feet; and a lease with a world-renowned luxury retailer for their headquarters of approximately 225,000 square feet;
the long-term representation of the landlord with a nearly 22 million square-foot Manhattan office portfolio, including; the renewal and modification of an approximately 1.3 million square foot; a renewal lease of approximately 250,000 square feet; and several leases of at least 75,000 square feet;
representation of Cushman & Wakefield in their headquarters lease in midtown Manhattan; representation of prestigious tenants in several headquarters leases of at least 90,000 square feet; and representation of ground lessors and ground lessees in several ground leasing transactions.
Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 2001); Hofstra University (B.B.A., 1997)