-New York, 1996
-U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1996
-U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1996
-Brooklyn Law School, J.D. 1995
Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, A.B., B.S.M. 1989
Douglas Gladstone joined the firm in 1998 and became a partner in 2007. Douglas has a sophisticated transactional real estate practice with extensive expertise in drafting and negotiating contracts, construction financing agreements, partnership agreements, and joint venture agreements. He also handles construction, development, and workout agreements and commercial, ground, net and retail leases. He represents a variety of clients in the acquisition, financing, development, ownership, management and disposition of office buildings, multi-family and mixed-use properties, shopping centers, hotels, townhouses and other properties in New York City and nationwide.
Douglas recently represented a joint venture in connection with the acquisition and financing of a 256-unit garden apartment complex in Dobbs Ferry, New York, and the purchaser under a "stalking horse" bankruptcy contract in connection with the acquisition of a mixed-use condominium project in Manhattan. Douglas also represented a locally prominent self-storage developer in connection with an $89 million acquisition, construction financing, redevelopment and subsequent bulk sale of a portfolio of self-storage facilities throughout New York City.
Douglas also has extensive experience representing developers in connection with the acquisition, construction financing, redevelopment and conversion of multifamily apartment buildings into high-end, single-family townhouses, including projects at 709 Park Avenue, 35 West 76th Street, 26 West 76th Street, 60 Jane Street, 38 West 87th Street, 1281 Madison Avenue and 13 West 89th Street, New York City.
Douglas has also represented Benenson Capital Partners, LLC, in various transactions, including the acquisition and financing of a 65,000-square foot, newly built multinationally tenanted shopping center in Miami, Florida; the acquisition of development rights and sale of a development project at 221 East 34th Street, New York City; the sale of hotels in Westport and Southbury, Connecticut; the sale of nine Walmart parcels and the acquisition, financing and disposition of multiple net lease and other commercial properties throughout the United States.
Douglas worked in the commercial real estate industry while attending Brooklyn Law School, where he served as vice president of the student body.
Douglas lives in Rye Brook, New York, with his wife and two sons.