Paul Bauer represents businesses and individuals in transactional matters with an emphasis in real estate and commercial law, representing developers, mortgage lenders, tenants and property owners in a wide variety of industries in complex development, acquisition, financing, and leasing transactions.
Paul works with developers, investors, and property end users to negotiate and structure real estate-based projects. He has advised clients on multiple party mixed-use and affordable housing projects. He represents a number of real estate companies in a variety of commercial sectors including office, industrial and retail in the sale, acquisition, financing, management and leasing of their real property investments. Paul advises income property owners on issues including estate planning, real property acquisitions and sales and property ownership structuring.
Paul represents affiliates of a public university in real estate transactions. He represents a private university in telecom and other technology agreements related to its campus and handles leasing transactions for another higher education institution. He also coordinates a team of attorneys in representing a public entity with respect to its higher education facilities financing, development, construction and management activities.
While Paul represents property end users in most commercial segments, he has significant experience representing life science companies of all sizes with respect to their property leasing needs. Paul’s experience includes representing a life science company in one of the largest lease transactions to occur in the City of Boston. In addition, Paul represents a number of craft brewers with respect to their brewery facilities. This representation includes leasing, financing and permitting services.
In addition, Paul represents privately held companies with respect to their structural, financing, and contractual needs. He often works with early stage companies to provide them the counsel necessary to protect their interests in obtaining contracts, investors and lending facilities. Paul serves as the Chair of the Advisory Board for the Entrepreneurial Innovation Center at Framingham State University where he advises the Center on its program helping entrepreneurs develop their ideas and small businesses.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2016|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Greater Boston Real Estate Board, Government Affairs Committee||Board Member||N/A|
|Real Estate Financial Association||Board Member||N/A|
|National Association of Industrial and Office Properties||Member||N/A|
|Boston Bar Association, Real Estate Section||Member||N/A|
|Real Estate Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|MetroWest Chamber of Commerce||Former Director||N/A|
|Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Committee||Former Chair||N/A|
|CoreNet Global||Former Member||N/A|
|Urban Land Institute, Programs Committee||Former Member||N/A|
|Habitat for Humanity||Former Member||N/A|
|Lawyers Clearinghouse on Affordable Housing and Homelessness||Former Member||N/A|
|Town of Bedford, Massachusetts Zoning Board of Appeals||Former Member||N/A|
|Travel Basketball||Former Coach and Program Coordinator||N/A|
|The Real Reporter||Coworking Here to Stay, Warrants Close Scrutiny||2016|
|Banker & Tradesman||A Legal Guide to the Use of Drones in Real Estate||2015|
|The Boston Business Journal||ViewPoint: Ideas for Fixing the MBTA That Don’t Include Gas Tax Won’t Get Off The Platform"||2015|
|The George Washington University Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1984|
|Clark University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1981|
|Boston University Certificate Program in Real Estate||Semiannual Guest Lecturer 2004-Present||2016|
|CoreNet Global New England Chapter Program||Strategies and Structures to Reshape the Corporate Portfolio||2003|
|Lorman Seminar||Commercial Real Estate Financing in Massachusetts||2001|
|Boston Bar Association Seminar||Real Estate Financing: Advanced Topics||2001|
|Lender’s Underwriting Seminar||Structuring Ownership Entities||2001|
|Boston Bar Association Seminar||Real Estate Financing: Representing Lenders and Borrowers||2000|
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