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Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

  • Developer's counsel for 360-acre master-planned mixed-use community, Thompson’s Station, Tennessee
  • Developer's counsel for 344-acre master-planned mixed-use community, Franklin, Tennessee
  • Developer's counsel for 283-acre residential community, Nolensville, Tennessee
  • Developer's counsel for 1,600-acre master-planned mixed-use community, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Developer's counsel for commercial area of 4,000-acre master-planned mixed-use community, Summerville, South Carolina
  • Developer's counsel for hunting resort, Woodbine, Georgia
  • Buyer's counsel and Developer counsel for private club community, Okatie, South Carolina
  • Developer's counsel for 6,000-acre master-planned community, Hardeeville, South Carolina
  • Developer's counsel for multi-site mountain and lake club community, South Carolina and North Carolina
  • Developer's counsel for 2,400-acre 4 golf course resort mixed-use community, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • Developer’s counsel for mixed-use community in Howard County, Maryland (Oxford Square) 
  • Developer’s counsel for 204-acre residential, planned unit development in St. Johns County, Florida (Villages of Valencia)
  • Developer’s counsel for 83-lot single-family residential community in Nassau County, Florida (Nassau Hideaway Phase III – Hideaway Pines)
  • Buyer’s counsel for 70-lot mixed-use development in Nassau County, Florida (Waterman’s Bluff)
  • Developer’s counsel for 120-acre master-planned mixed-use community, Wake County, North Carolina
  • Buyer’s counsel for over $100 million in acquisitions of gas stations and fuel supply facilities throughout Southeast and North Carolina
  • Developer’s counsel for 800-lot residential golfing community, New Bern, North Carolina
  • Landowner’s counsel for 1,000-acre conservation easement in King Williams County, Virginia
  • Developer’s counsel for approximately 4-acre mixed-use development, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Buyer’s counsel for $20 million mixed-use property, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

We help clients manage

  • Understanding or obtaining land use entitlement
  • Title examination, title insurance, government-sponsored economic development incentives, and permitting for greenfield or brownfield projects
  • Environmental regulatory issues associated with developing greenfield or brownfield projects
  • Structuring and performing due diligence for transactions
  • Drafting restrictive covenants and condominium declarations for commercial or residential projects
  • Registrations or exemptions for federal and state land sales, condominium, and cooperative laws
  • Documentation of joint venture and other financial arrangements for project capitalization

Interdisciplinary team and collaborative approach

  • Seasoned team of real estate and finance attorneys and paralegals
  • Former state environmental agency counsel
  • Former state and federal taxation counsel 
  • Ability to quickly mobilize team from various offices for time-sensitive projects

Our clients span the Resort and Master Planned Communities industries

  • Deal Sponsors and Promoters
  • Capital Providers
  • Investors
  • Construction and permanent lenders
  • Homebuilders
  • Commercial users

Navigate deal due diligence

  • Implement strategic staffing practices for due diligence to help efficiently gather relevant information to understand title, entitlement, and permitting of a community
  • Create value by improving land use entitlements, permits, and approvals
  • Implement strategic staffing practices for project development and lease-up or sell-off

Our resort and master planned community services help you

  • Confidently acquire and dispose of undeveloped or developed real estate in a cost-efficient manner
  • Anticipate land use entitlement, environmental, and taxation issues and implement strategies to mitigate risks
  • Raise capital for acquisitions through small groups of investors or institutional funds with structured joint venture, mezzanine, and preferred equity capital stacks
  • Obtain additional entitlement and government sponsors and economic incentives
  • Close construction and permanent financing loans
  • Lease-up or sell-off parcels through project close-out in a cost-efficient manner

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

  • Developer's counsel for 360-acre master-planned mixed-use community, Thompson’s Station, Tennessee
  • Developer's counsel for 344-acre master-planned mixed-use community, Franklin, Tennessee
  • Developer's counsel for 283-acre residential community, Nolensville, Tennessee
  • Developer's counsel for 1,600-acre master-planned mixed-use community, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Developer's counsel for commercial area of 4,000-acre master-planned mixed-use community, Summerville, South Carolina
  • Developer's counsel for hunting resort, Woodbine, Georgia
  • Buyer's counsel and Developer counsel for private club community, Okatie, South Carolina
  • Developer's counsel for 6,000-acre master-planned community, Hardeeville, South Carolina
  • Developer's counsel for multi-site mountain and lake club community, South Carolina and North Carolina
  • Developer's counsel for 2,400-acre 4 golf course resort mixed-use community, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • Developer’s counsel for mixed-use community in Howard County, Maryland (Oxford Square) 
  • Developer’s counsel for 204-acre residential, planned unit development in St. Johns County, Florida (Villages of Valencia)
  • Developer’s counsel for 83-lot single-family residential community in Nassau County, Florida (Nassau Hideaway Phase III – Hideaway Pines)
  • Buyer’s counsel for 70-lot mixed-use development in Nassau County, Florida (Waterman’s Bluff)
  • Developer’s counsel for 120-acre master-planned mixed-use community, Wake County, North Carolina
  • Buyer’s counsel for over $100 million in acquisitions of gas stations and fuel supply facilities throughout Southeast and North Carolina
  • Developer’s counsel for 800-lot residential golfing community, New Bern, North Carolina
  • Landowner’s counsel for 1,000-acre conservation easement in King Williams County, Virginia
  • Developer’s counsel for approximately 4-acre mixed-use development, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Buyer’s counsel for $20 million mixed-use property, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
  • Practical business mindset
  • Multi-disciplinary team
  • Cost efficiency and budget predictability
  • Industry relationships with lenders, capital providers, title insurance companies, and other firms

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