Lewis Kuper is a Partner at Abrams Fensterman, LLP, and a member of the firm’s Real Estate Law practice group, working out of the Brooklyn office.
Mr. Kuper has extensive experience representing sellers, purchasers, landlords, tenants, lenders, and borrowers in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate. His expertise covers the purchase and sale of apartment and office buildings, hotels, and shopping centers; retail, office, big box, and net leases; financings, including leasehold mortgages and mezzanine financing; high end residential property transactions; and real estate syndication offerings. In addition, he has prepared and submitted to the New York State Department of Law numerous condominium and cooperative offering plans, including, new construction luxury condominium projects, rental conversions, and new construction cooperatives.
Mr. Kuper has successfully handled many matters before the New York Attorney General, including the creation of condominiums through no action letter applications and obtaining no filing letters for investment vehicles. In the last several years, he has also represented developers, educational institutions, hospitals, and charities in facilitating real estate tax exemptions by structuring and creating leasehold condominium regimes.
Among the major transactions Mr. Kuper has handled during his career are the following:
Sale of an independent hotel, including arranging the settlement of all outstanding labor union issues.
Obtaining a no action letter to create a 2-unit leasehold condominium, consisting of a residential and commercial component, and filing a new construction cooperative offering plan with respect to the multi-family residential unit.
The closing of the sale of all the units in 28-unit gut renovated condominium building in 1 day.
Mr. Kuper is admitted to practice in the State of New York.
- New York
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
- New York Law School
- Queens College of the City University of New York