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April Vasquez

Biography

April Vasquez assists clients with complex commercial real estate transactions including leasing, acquisitions, and dispositions of real estate. Ms. Vasquez regularly represents landlords and tenants in the preparation and negotiation of office and retail leases in Texas and across the nation. She has represented both sellers and purchasers of commercial properties in transactions ranging from $1,000,000 and exceeding $300,000,000.

Ms. Vasquez represents owners and developers with the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts for automotive dealerships, showcase headquarters, government buildings, schools, and industrial and retail centers.

Recently, Ms. Vasquez has spent a large portion of her practice on office building sales and acquisitions, drafting and negotiating construction contracts including American Institute of Architects (AIA) construction contracts, and drafting and negotiating leases for office buildings. Her recent experience also includes representation of developer clients in land acquisitions.


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Representative Matters

  • Primary responsibility for the acquisition of a 16 building, 800,000 square foot office and retail complex with a purchase price in excess of $200,000,000

  • Primary responsibility for the sale of a 4 building, 460,000 square foot office complex housing entertainment production companies with a sale price in excess of $300,000,000

  • Primary responsibility for the acquisition of an 11 building, 800,000 square foot business park comprised of office and lab space

  • Primary responsibility for the acquisition of a multiple vehicle brand dealership including 4 real estate properties for an international automotive dealer

  • Represented a national retail tenant for the preparation and negotiation of over 40 lease amendments in connection with a Chapter 11 reorganization

  • Primary responsibility for the preparation and negotiation of construction contracts for an international automotive dealer

  • Primary responsibility for leasing a portfolio of office buildings in Texas, Florida, Colorado, North Carolina, Illinois, Tennessee, Maryland, Nebraska, and Georgia

  • Assisted in the preparation of construction contracts for the development of a charter school in Houston, Texas

  • Assisted in the preparation of a lease for 77,000 square feet in a Class A office building in Houston, Texas

  • Assisted in the preparation of a data center lease for a large tenant with an international presence

  • Assisted in the representation of a purchaser in the acquisition of a Class A office building in Dallas, Texas

  • Assisted in the representation of a purchaser in the acquisition of a 65 acre lot in Teton County, Wyoming

  • Assisted in the preparation of construction contracts for the development of a Class A office building in downtown Houston, Texas

  • Assisted in the preparation of construction contracts for the development of a social security building in San Antonio, Texas


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Organization Membership

Ms. Vasquez is a member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW). She served on the CREW committee for the Landmark Awards, which recognizes outstanding real estate projects in Houston, Texas.


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Peer Recognition

Ms. Vasquez has been named one of H Texas magazine's "Top Lawyers" (2010) and "Houston Professionals on the Fast Track." She has also been named a "Rising Star" by Thomson Reuters (2010, 2013-2014).


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  • April Vasquez
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Practice Areas
Education

B.A., The University of Texas at Austin

J.D., cum laude, South Texas College of Law
Bar Admissions

  • 2004, Texas
 
 
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