Peter Roth is the Los Angeles and Century City Office Chair for the firm's Shopping Center and Retail Practice Group. He specializes in strategic planning, negotiation and documentation vis-à-vis the acquisition, disposition, development, leasing and management of commercial office, retail, industrial and mixed-use projects throughout California. Among other general real estate matters, Peter has extensive experience in the negotiation and documentation of purchase and sale transactions (including 1031 exchange and reverse 1031 exchange transactions), sale-leaseback transactions, build-to-suit lease transactions, commercial and retail lease transactions, bondable leases, development agreements, covenants, and other agreements relating to ongoing uses of real property. Peter also has significant experience in the fair market rent arbitrations and in the development, renovation, and management of stadiums for professional sports franchises, and theaters for live stage productions and film projection.
His clients include highly sophisticated institutional investors as well as entrepreneurial individuals and entities. Peter's recent representations include Kilroy Realty, Equity Office Properties, Blackstone Real Estate Group, Boston Properties, Beacon Capital Partners, Hudson Capital Advisors, and Lincoln Property Group. Having purchased and sold over $6 Billion in real estate assets for clients in the past three years, Peter has extensive market knowledge throughout the Western Region, from Seattle/Bellevue in the Northwest, to the CBD and SOMA submarkets of San Francisco and Silicon Valley, and throughout Southern California.
Peter is frequently sought as a speaker for business, legal, and educational associations. He is a member of the ULI-LA's Advisory Committee, oversees its Quarterly LA Luminaries Speaker Series and has taught Commercial Real Property Transactions as an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School.