Dennis M. Horn is a real estate attorney in Holland & Knight's Washington, D.C., office. Mr. Horn's real estate and public law practice spans more than 30 years. He has weathered the real estate cycles by his commitment to anticipating market trends and becoming knowledgeable in specific areas that have helped his clients to be profitable. Mr. Horn's practice emphasizes large private real estate funds, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) leasing and regulations, public-private partnerships, commercial leasing, and acquisition and development transactions.
Over the course of his career, he has worked on a wide range of matters for clients, including retirement housing, law firm leases, developer/investor joint ventures, student housing, infrastructure development, and real property acquisition and development.
- Representing Amtrak on its $1.1 billion high-speed rail project from Washington, D.C., to New York City
- Advised clients on the acquisition, development and leasing of various retail and office projects aggregating more than 800,000 square feet in Washington, D.C.
- Represented several real estate funds in acquiring more than $2 billion in U.S. government and state government-leased real estate assets
- Represented Children's National Health System in its acquisition and redevelopment of an 8-acre site with six buildings in the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center from the U.S. government
- Represented Children's National Health System in a "build-to-suit" medical office building lease with outpatient surgical center in Prince George's County, Md.
- Represented a developer in a public-private partnership with the District of Columbia government to build a 600,000-gross-square-foot (GSF), mixed-use project in the District's West End that includes high-rise residential apartments and condominiums, affordable housing, a public library, a fire station and a squash facility
- Counseled small businesses in Washington, D.C., on a wide variety of legal issues
- Advised on a 600,000-GSF, mixed-use project on Capitol Hill that involved a ground lease from the District of Columbia, including retail, rental housing, affordable housing and office space
- Negotiated multiple joint venture agreements between developers and equity investors
- Led a task force that advocated for regulatory reform in the District of Columbia