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1835 Market Street - Suite 1400
Philadelphia
PA 19103
215.569.1598 phone215.568.6603 faxbkrouse@klehr.com
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Bradley A. Krouse

Partner | Real Estate and Finance

Biography

Bradley A. Krouse serves as the chairman of the Real Estate and Finance Department. His practice includes a full range of real estate activities, including acquisitions, sales, leasing, financing and development for a wide array of clients, including shopping centers, apartment and office building developers and owners; national retail and office tenants; and private equity funds. Mr. Krouse’s areas of particular experience include portfolio transactions and sale leasebacks.

Credentials

Education

Duke University School of Law, J.D., with honors (1990)

Tufts University, B.A., magna cum laude (1987)


Admissions

Pennsylvania

New Jersey


Boards/Memberships

Director, Board of Directors,  Philadelphia 76ers basketball team

Past Chair,  Executive Committee, Jewish Federation Real Estate

Director, Board of Directors,  Central Philadelphia Development Corporation

Emeritus Member, Board of Trustees,  Greater Philadelphia Chapter of National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Member, Executive Committee,  Urban Land Institute Philadelphia

Publications

Panel member, "Ground Leases, Master Leases, and Sales Leasebacks: Their Structure and Use," accredited CLE presentation, Klehr Harrison, September 19, 2012

Rethinking Corporate Counsel: Nine Minds Are Better Than One; October 13, 2011

Panel member, "Ins and Outs of Commercial Mortgage Loan Purchase and Sale," accredited CLE presentation, Klehr Harrison, October 20, 2010

Speaker, National Apartment Association's Student Housing Conference, February, 2008

Panel member, "Competing to Win," Philadelphia Property Opportunities Conference, September, 2003

Faculty member and author, "The Real Estate Development Transaction - Existing Commercial Office Buildings," Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2003

Faculty member and author, "The Essentials of Office and Retail Leases in Pennsylvania", National Business Institute, 1999 - 2001


Representative Transactions
  • National real estate counsel for a leading private equity fund handling real estate matters throughout the U.S., including the largest retail sale leaseback in U.S. history;
  • Represents one of the largest real estate opportunity funds in the country in a variety of matters, including the acquisition and redevelopment of apartments and hotel properties throughout the U.S.;
  • Represents one of the largest Philadelphia based real estate office funds in the acquisition and redevelopment of office buildings and corporate centers, including the acquisitions of multi-state multi-property office portfolios;
  • Represents the largest privately held student housing developer in the U.S. in the acquisition and redevelopment of student housing properties including strategic joint ventures with universities and colleges; and
  • Represents the largest retail power center developer in the Philadelphia metropolitan area in the acquisition, development, leasing and financing of multiple power centers in the Philadelphia region.

Ranked attorney in Chambers USA

Named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer® consecutively since 2004 by a vote of his peers

Selected by his peers consecutively since 2011 for inclusion in the editions of The Best Lawyers in America© in the specialty of Real Estate Law.  For over a quarter of a century, The Best Lawyers in America© has been regarded - by both the profession and the public - as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States.

2016 Honoree, Israel Bonds Philadelphia Real Estate & Financial Services Division

Named by American Lawyer Media as one of Pennsylvania's 2004 "Lawyers on the Fast Track" (2004)

Recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of the "40 Under 40" who are making their mark in their professional fields and communities (April, 2003)

Recipient of National Multiple Sclerosis Society MS Award, Class of 2001 (2001)