David J. Arbus

Arbus David

David Arbus represents clients in a broad range of matters as a member of Venable's Real Estate Group. He has experience navigating complex real estate transactions, including guiding clients through the acquisition, disposition, development, and leasing of retail, office, mixed-use, and industrial property.

David's clients include private equity firms, joint ventures, alternative and institutional lenders, REITs, special asset servicers, homebuilders, and real property owners and developers in connection with commercial real estate transactions.


Related Practices


Representative Matters

  • Assisted international homebuilder in U.S. asset and corporate acquisitions
  • Assisted private equity firm in multi-market acquisition of property for single-family and townhome development
  • Assisted special asset servicer in the preparation for marketing and disposition of an office portfolio valued at $212 million
  • Assisted private equity firm in the disposition of a suburban office portfolio in Maryland
  • Represented lender in the acquisition, management, and disposition of multifamily real estate owned (REO) property
  • Counseled clients across various sectors regarding investment and financing strategies in Virginia real property
  • Assisted Washington, DC-based performing arts company in obtaining emergency bridge financing




  • J.D. Georgetown University Law Center 2017
  • B.S. James Madison University 2014

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, Community Service Committee, Urban Land Institute, Washington, DC