Overview

Andrew S. Perry is a principal at McCarthy Lebit. Mr. Perry is an experienced attorney and business advisor whose practice focuses on real estate and finance.  His real estate expertise encompasses a wide range of matters relating to the financing, acquisition, development, construction, leasing and disposition of retail, commercial, and industrial property.  Mr. Perry has extensive experience in working with both shopping center developers and tenants and industrial and office developers and tenants and has been involved in the leasing of millions of square feet of such space from the landlord and tenant side. Mr. Perry also represents national and regional lenders and corporate borrowers in connection with the structure, negotiation and documentation of real estate, commercial, asset-based, and mezzanine loan transactions.

Education

  • The Ohio State University
    • BS Accounting
  • Capital University Law School
    • JD, Magna Cum Laude

Admissions

  • Ohio

Awards

  • Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star 2009 - 2010

Activities

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, Member
  • Zoning Commission Member, City of Avon Lake
  • Parks & Recreation Commission, City of Avon Lake, Former Member and Chair

Articles

  • What Commercial Landlords Need To Know About Landlord Lien Waivers Or Landlord Subordination Agreements, McCarthy Lebit Real Estate Blog, August 2017
  • Landlord Lien Waivers and Subordination Agreements, Properties Magazine, June 2017

Experience

7k Sq. Feet Office Lease

Represented landlord in 7,000 square feet lease of old catering space to new, global professional services firm tenant.

Restaurant Lease and Liquor License

Negotiated lease and secured liquor license for to-be restaurant tenant in new downtown Cleveland hotel.

16.7k Sq. Feet Office Lease

Drafted lease for 16,794 square feet office lease for property in Solon, OH whose tenant is a $1.8 billion privately held manufacturing company.

23.9k Sq. Feet Office Lease

Drafted lease for 23,933 square feet office lease for property in Rocky River, OH whose tenant is a full-service receivables management company.

34k Sq. Feet Office Lease

Drafted lease for 34,140 square feet office lease for property in Independence, OH whose tenant is a leading mobile device management company.

Commercial Property Sales

Handled 2 of the 27 largest commercial property sales ranked by price in Northeast Ohio in 2015, as appeared in Crain’s Cleveland Business January 25, 2016.

$20.9 Million Commercial Property Sale

Counsel to seller in $20.9 million sale of retail property.

$17.1 Million Commercial Property Sale

Counsel to seller of commercial property housing one of the country’s largest retailers for $17.1 million.

Office Leases

Handled 3 of the largest 35 office leases ranked by square feet in Northeast Ohio in 2015 as appeared in Crain’s Cleveland Business, December 14, 2015.