Jim concentrates his practice in the areas of shopping center law, commercial real estate acquisition and development, leasing, residential real estate, and finance and commercial lending. In addition to serving as the lead project attorney for the development, acquisition, renovations and expansion of shopping centers located throughout the United States, he also serves as counsel for both landlords and tenants in a variety of real estate activities, including negotiating leases and related agreements with national and regional tenants and developers.
The majority of his work in the real estate industry centers around:
Jim also advises banks and lenders on numerous matters involving residential, construction and permanent loans, as well as other sources of financing. He counsels property managers regarding retail, office and other commercial projects and handles the formation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and other entities for purposes of owning, developing and managing a variety of real estate activities.