Simon Heimowitz is counsel in Weil’s Real Estate practice and is based in New York. Simon participates in the representation of Firm clients across a broad spectrum of commercial real estate transactions, including the sale, acquisition, merger, development and leasing of various types of properties. He also has experience in areas such as acquisitions, development, financing, hotel and hospitality, joint ventures and commercial leasing.
Simon has been part of the teams advising:
- American Securities in its acquisition of Conair Corporation
- Blackstone in its acquisition of a majority stake in New Tradition Media
- Fortress Credit Corp., as lender, in a mortgage loan to Kushner Companies to finance the development of a luxury residential project in Colts Neck, New Jersey
- Fortress Credit Corp., as lender, in a mortgage loan to Kushner Companies to finance the development of a residential project in East Hanover, New Jersey
- Goldman Sachs in the sale of its Personal Financial Management unit to wealth management firm Creative Planning
- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. in its $960 million acquisition of Antares Pharma, Inc.
- Lineage Logistics, LLC in its $208 million acquisition of Turvo Inc.
- Monarch Alternative Capital, as borrower, in a mortgage loan to finance its acquisition of the Crowne Plaza Orlando - Universal Blvd Hotel from Universal Towers Construction Inc.
- MSD Partners, as lender, in a $285 million mortgage loan to CGI Merchant Group, as part of CGI Merchant's $375 million acquisition of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.
- Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, as investor, in the formation of Tamarack Timberlands, LLC and Tamarack Timberlands' subsequent acquisition of 870 thousand acres of United States Timberlands
- Px3 Partners in its acquisition of filtration from Celeros Flow Technology (a portfolio company of Apollo Global Management)
Simon is recognized for Real Estate Law by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2021-2022.
Simon received his J.D. from Harvard Law School and his B.A. from Shor Yoshuv Institute.