David Abromowitz

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Professional at Goulston & Storrs

Areas of Practice




Complex development and finance for public-private partnership transactions, for-profit, non-profit and governmental agencies are the focal point of David Abromowitz's nationally recognized practice. A major focus of his practice is affordable housing and economic development, including Section 42 multifamily residential properties, active adult and assisted living communities, revitalized public housing and HOPE VI matters, HUD Section 236, Section 8 and FHA financings, community land trusts, and other multi-layered public and private financings. David is Of Counsel and served as one of the firm's first Co-Chairs of its Real Estate group.

  • Represented a Massachusetts-based developer and manager of affordable housing on the successful sale of a multi-property portfolio in one of the largest affordability preservation transactions in the Commonwealth’s history.
  • Sale for national REIT of 14 property,  1,200 unit apartment portfolio involving numerous subsidy, regulatory and structuring issues
  • $160 Million securitized refinancing of 1,283 unit apartment complex involving subordination of three public loans and ground lease negotiations to meet rating agency requirements.
  • Counsel to John Hancock Financial Services on the sale of the Hancock Tower and related buildings to Beacon Capital Partners as well as on the subsequent repurchase of the Brown and Berkeley Buildings from Broadway Partners.
  • $700 Million Boston Convention and Exposition Center project for the Boston Redevelopment Authority, including land assembly, relocation and multi-party development arrangements.
  • Master-planned development of 3,000 acre former Digital Equipment Corporation campus into 2,500 home planned unit development (including multiple hotel/conference centers, and Rees Jones and Jack Nicklaus designed golf course) for Pinehills LLC.
  • Tax credit equity investments for various national syndicators, including numerous tax credit partnerships throughout the Southeast, Mid-West and Mid-Atlantic, and multi-property fund of 14 properties in 7 states.
  • Multiple acquisition/rehab resyndications for non-profit sponsors of Section 8, Section 236 and other older assisted projects using both housing and historic tax credits.
  • Portfolio transaction for Section 236 and Section 8 owner involving all aspects of over 3,000 units of HUD-assisted housing.
  • Over $400 Million of bridge and fund financings representing one of the premier national low income housing tax credit syndicators.