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Christopher R. Froeb



Chris Froeb focuses his practice on representing owners, developers and investors in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, sales, financings, joint venture formation and development.

What do you focus on?

Real estate transactions

When my clients’ commercial real estate or real estate investments change hands, I draft and negotiate purchase and sale agreements, leases, joint venture and equity documents and loan documents. I also manage and perform the due diligence and other site acquisition services needed to ensure my clients are protected and transactions close efficiently.

Multifamily housing

Over the last few years we’ve seen a significant spike in multifamily housing development. Over that time, I’ve represented developers of these market-rate and affordable multifamily housing projects as well as institutional investors in multifamily housing assets.

Senior housing and care

The senior housing industry has also experienced consistent growth over the last few years. I’ve assisted institutional investors with their investments in assisted living and skilled nursing properties and portfolios. I’ve also represented privately held and publicly traded developers and owners in acquiring, selling, master leasing and financing assisted living and skilled nursing developments.

Restructuring and workouts

My restructuring and workout experience has included representing institutional lenders in workouts of commercial and securitized loans, distressed property sales, foreclosures and deed-in-lieu transactions.

What do you see on the horizon?

I’m following rent statistics, interest rates and changing financing structures and their effect on the multifamily and senior housing markets and the greater commercial real estate market.

Developers Cool to Downtown Boston Sites the State Sees as Hot Properties

Boston Globe | February 22, 2018

Boston real estate partner Chris Froeb is quoted in this article for his view on why the state has struggled to sell two pieces of prime real estate in downtown Boston.

Swedish investor pays $64.25M for South Boston apartment tower

Banker & Tradesman | December 20, 2016

Boston real estate partner Christopher Froeb and associate Christina Ricotta are mentioned as counsel representing the buyer in the sale of a South Boston, Massachusetts apartment building.

Boston business leaders react to news of President-elect Donald Trump

Boston Business Journal | November 09, 2016

This article is a roundup of Boston-area business leaders’ reactions to the outcome of the U.S. presidential election. Boston Real Estate partner Chris Froeb comments on the impact the Trump administration may have on the Boston real estate community.

Swedish Investor Adds To Cambridge Multifamily Portfolio

Banker & Tradesman | October 04, 2016

Boston real estate partner Christopher Froeb and associate Christina Ricotta are mentioned in this article representing Akelius US LLC in its acquisition of Forest Court Apartments in Massachusetts.

Contact

Christopher R. Froeb

Partner

Boston

Phone: 617-345-1137


Fax: 866-556-5970

Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude

Boston College, B.A.

Massachusetts

New York

Chris was recognized in the 2014 edition of The Legal 500: USA as a Leading Lawyer in the Real Estate category and was recognized as a 2012 “Rising Star” by Massachusetts Super Lawyers magazine.

Chris is an active member of the Boston Bar Association, the Massachusetts Real Estate Finance Association (REFA) and NAIOP.

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