Manuel Fishman is a Shareholder in Buchalter Nemer's Real Estate Practice Group in San Francisco. Mr. Fishman focuses his practice on representing real estate developers, owners and secured lenders in the acquisition, sale and financing of commercial properties. In addition, he has an active leasing practice representing owners of several major office buildings in San Francisco, including the Transamerica Pyramid, as well as tenants in lease and sublease transactions. His expertise includes letters of intent, tenant improvement work agreements, security deposits/letters of credit, signage rights, expansion and contraction rights, permitted transfers, operating expense audits and lender and master landlord recognition agreements. Mr. Fishman maintains close relationships with the real estate brokerage community and utilizes these relationships to provide clients with market based information important to their existing and prospective real estate requirements. Mr. Fishman also has extensive experience in the area of ground leasing and retail leasing and is recognized as a leading attorney in the area of landline and wireless communications and Internet-based services in commercial properties and rooftop installations.
Mr. Fishman represents clients in equity structuring for, and the acquisition of, distressed properties and real property secured debt, including the formation of single purpose entities and joint ventures. The clients he represents invest regionally with various joint venture partners in a variety of property types, and these transactions present unique structuring and project management issues. Mr. Fishman has negotiated numerous construction management, project development and property management agreements relative to ground up development projects, as well as all types of easements and other adjoining owner agreements.