Chad Tiedemann represents a number of the leading real estate development firms in Washington, D.C. He has extensive experience representing real estate investors, including opportunity funds, investment banking firms, insurance companies, investment advisors, pension funds, foreign investors, syndicators and high-net-worth individuals in connection with their real estate investments throughout the United States. He also represents foreign and domestic banks and other lenders in connection with their commercial real estate finance transactions. Engagements have included every property type and size, from a national portfolio of 14 regional shopping malls and programmatic investment relationships for office portfolios to "one-off" hotel and multi-family transactions.
Mr. Tiedemann has more than 30 years of commercial real estate venture formation structuring, finance, development and leasing experience. The complex transactions that Mr. Tiedemann handles include acquisitions, sales, office and retail leasing, limited liability company and partnership formations, construction, permanent and mezzanine loans, ground leases, recapitalizations and sale-leasebacks. He also has extensive experience with condominium regimes, as well as workouts and foreclosures through multiple economic cycles.
Interviews with Mr. Tiedemann have been featured in The Washington Post and in Real Estate Weekly's "Exclusive Interviews with the Leaders on the Real Estate Scene" from Bisnow on Business. Mr. Tiedemann is a frequent speaker on real estate industry issues, including current trends in the capital markets, as well as the challenges and opportunities facing the industry.
Mr. Tiedemann is the firm's past National Real Estate Section leader. He was previously a member of the firm's Practice Management Committee and Directors Committee. Mr. Tiedemann is actively involved in and underwrites a college scholarship annually, as a part of the Holland & Knight Foundation's Holocaust Remembrance Project, a national high school contest that attracts more than 5,000 essays each year. He also performs pro bono legal work for the homeless through the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless.