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Cecilia T. Gordon

Cecilia T. Gordon

Goulston & Storrs PC

Boston, MA, USA


Hotel and recreational acquisition, management and financing, as  well as joint ventures representing institutions and foreign investors, and construction-related matters are top of mind when clients contact Cecilia Gordon. A Director in the Real Estate group and Co-Chair of  the firm's Hospitality & Recreation industry group, Cecilia has a broad-based practice representing real estate owners and operators.

Representative  Experience

  • Representation of John Hancock Life Insurance Company on the sale of the John Hancock Conference Center and Hotel.
  • Representation of Pyramid Hotel Group in connection with proposed public offering of Pyramid Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
  • Representation of CrossHarbor Capital Partners LLC in resort management and development agreements for the reorganized Yellowstone Club in Montana.
  • Representation of institutional and family-owned hotel owners in connection with hotel franchise agreements with Marriott, Hilton, Starwood, IHG and Radisson throughout the U.S.
  • Representation of Pyramid Hotel Opportunity Venture in the acquisition of an 8-hotel portfolio from Thayer Lodging Group and the acquisition of a 5-hotel portfolio from CNL, and related hotel management agreements and franchise agreements.
  • Representation of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts in connection with hotel management agreement for the Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel, Boston.
  • Representation of Manulife Financial in a joint venture to develop an office building in Georgia.
  • Representation of a Netherlands-based independent real estate company in joint ventures for real estate developments in Atlanta, North Carolina and Boston.
  • Representation of a hotel management company and a retail developer in construction contracts and related agreements.
  • Representation of John Hancock Financial Services on the sale of the Hancock Tower and related buildings to Beacon Capital Partners and the subsequent purchase of the Brown and Berkeley Buildings.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Member, International Society of Hospitality Consultants

Awards and Recognition

  • "America's Leading Business Lawyers," Chambers USA 2015
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2006 - 2007

Press Releases

  • UPDATE: 2016 Chambers USA and New High Net Worth Guides Recognize Ten Market-Leading Goulston & Storrs Practices and 34 Leading Individual Lawyers, June 2016
  • 2015 Chambers USA Guide Recognizes Nine Market-Leading Goulston & Storrs Practices and 31 Leading Individual Lawyers, May 2015
  • Goulston & Storrs Director, Cecilia Gordon, Appointed to International Society of Hospitality Consultants, November 2012

Advisories

  • EPA Promulgates New Construction Stormwater General Permit which Requires Filings in Massachusetts by November 3, 2003, October 2003

Publications / Mentions

  • "Manulife Spends $618M On Gateway City Office Assets," Law360, January 2014
  • "Hotels are enjoying a surge in business, but loads of debt still linger behind the scenes," BBJ, March 2011

Seminars / Events

  • Lodging Investment Summit, Bisnow

Practices/Industries

Hospitality & Recreation
Real Estate
Joint Ventures
Construction
Office
EB-5 Financing

Education

Harvard University, B.A., 1997, magna cum laude

New York University School of Law, J.D., 2000

Admissions

Massachusetts

Cecilia T. Gordon is associated with the following items:
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Hotels 2018: Law and Practice, Thursday, February 01, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Hotels 2018: Law and Practice, Thursday, February 01, 2018, New York, NY
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Franchise Agreements and Loans: The Comfort Letter and Beyond (November 2017) - Hotels 2018: Law and Practice, Thursday, February 01, 2018
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Hotels 2018: Law and Practice, Thursday, February 01, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Hotels 2018: Law and Practice, Thursday, February 01, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Hotels 2018: Law and Practice, Thursday, February 01, 2018, Boston, MA
Hotels 2018: Law and Practice, Thursday, February 01, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Hotels 2018: Law and Practice, Thursday, February 01, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
Hotels 2018: Law and Practice, Thursday, February 01, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
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