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Edward Hershfield


Greenberg Traurig

Title: Shareholder

Represented an international hotel chain in the development and leasing of an air-rights project above the Massachusetts Turnpike

Represented a national real estate development company in the acquisition, permitting, financing and construction of a former military base in MA

Edward Hershfield focuses his practice on representing clients throughout the US in all aspects of complex real estate transactions, including acquisitions, financings, restructurings, zoning and land use matters, development and permitting processes, workouts and dispositions. His clients include institutions, national real estate developers, private equity funds, hedge funds, foreign investors, pension fund advisors, publicly traded corporations, national banks and other lenders.

Hershfield is regularly involved in all facets of structuring real estate acquisitions, developments, financings and dispositions, including working with clients to create development entities, analyze potential sites and projects and obtain traditional and innovative financing, including preferred equity and mezzanine loans. He also works with owners and lenders to develop and implement financing workouts and restructures of real estate loans.

Hershfield’s experience includes working with owners, private equity funds, hedge funds and other investors in identifying value in real estate assets, developing strategies to give his clients competitive advantages and acquiring assets or loans to enable his clients to take full advantage of opportunities.

Select Representative Transactions

  • Representation of a national real estate company in the acquisition and financing of a major development site in downtown Boston
  • Representation of a national lender in a tax credit mezzanine loan for the redevelopment of a historic site into a hotel
  • Representation of a developer in the conversion of a coal fired power plant into a natural gas-powered facility and the redevelopment of adjoining land into a mixed-use project
  • Representation of a major Chinese investment fund in the acquisition of interests in development projects
  • Representation of a major regional development company in acquisition, financing, leasing, and disposition of multiple mixed-use sites in Massachusetts

These are some of the reasons that we named Hershfield to our Boston & New England grouping of Lawyers in Real Estate. These are real estate attorneys who have distinguished themselves in both their practice and the larger community. 


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About Lisa McDuffie

Lisa McDuffie arrives at ConnectCRE via REALTOR® world, where she served for nearly two decades as communications director for one of the nation’s largest REALTOR® organizations. She supported two membership-elected presidents who were commercial real estate practitioners, and managed the communications initiatives of the organization’s commercial special interest group. When not following the latest commercial real estate news, Lisa is zeroed in on her charismatic off-the-track thoroughbred as she makes the transition from an utterly failed racehorse to a lovely show hunter.