Thomas R. Castiello

Thomas R. Castiello Real Estate Attorney Arent Fox Schiff
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Professional Biography

Tommy’s principal areas of focus are commercial real estate matters, joint ventures, transactional work, and finance.

Tommy represents a wide variety of clients in all aspects of their real estate activities. He has extensive experience in acquisitions, joint ventures, financings, and dispositions involving a broad range of commercial real estate assets. Among other clients, Tommy has represented Goldman Sachs, DLC Management Corporation, DSC Partners LLC, Foulger-Pratt, Fannie Mae, and 1788 Holdings, L.L.C.. 

In addition, Tommy has extensive experience working with numerous District of Columbia public charter schools in connection with, among other things, the acquisition, financing and development of campus facilities, including the following: KIPP DC, Two Rivers Public Charter School, and Meridian Public Charter School.

Tommy has also represented a number of clients in connection with the acquisition, financing, and disposition of professional sports franchises and sports and entertainment facilities.

Recent representations include:

  • Representing Goldman Sachs in connection with the disposition of the Bank of America Tower in Charlotte, North Carolina.

  • Representing DSC Partners LLC in connection with the acquisition and financing of a 28-building portfolio in Montgomery County, Maryland, as well as the acquisition and financing of a 15-office building portfolio in Chesapeake and Norfolk, Virginia.

  • Representing KIPP DC in connection with the acquisition and financing of the Ferebee-Hope Campus, which will serve as KIPP DC’s second high school campus. The financing involved a tax-exempt bond financing transaction and a New Market Tax Credit financing transaction.

  • Representing DLC Management Corporation in connection with a wide array of real estate matters, including the acquisition, equity structuring, and financing of the Village at Allen, an open-air retail center located in Allen, Texas.

  • Representing the owners of Washington Sports & Entertainment Limited Partnership in connection with the sale of all of its interests in the Washington Capitals, the Washington Mystics, the Washington Wizards, Verizon Center, and the Washington-Baltimore Ticketmaster franchise to Monumental Sports & Entertainment.

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