Scott is a transactional real estate lawyer with expertise in all aspects of developer/owner representation including leasing, acquisitions and dispositions, joint venture structuring, borrower representation, and development matters with a particular emphasis in commercial leasing (retail, office, and industrial). His clients seek his counsel because of his reputation for efficiently handling all elements of property ownership and development from acquisition, financing (debt and equity), lease-up through disposition. Scott advises his clients on relevant legal issues while balancing business considerations to result in effective, but cost efficient, representation while creating and maintaining positive working relationships with all parties.
Representation Of Developers And Retailers In Retail Properties
Scott has extensive experience in the negotiation and documentation of all types of retail leases and other retail related documentation (such as CC&Rs, ground leases and pad sale agreements). He has worked extensively with large and small retail developers and retail operators on leasing matters within regional malls, power centers, entertainment/lifestyle centers, community shopping centers, neighborhood shopping centers, and mixed-use projects. These leases include build-to-suit leases, reverse build-to-suit leases, pad leases, major tenant leases, and shop leases.
Industrial Leasing And Development
Scott has negotiated and drafted leases on behalf of landlords and tenants for millions of square feet of industrial space in multi-tenant and single-tenant industrial projects, and has experience with issues of particular importance to industrial leasing transactions, including hazardous materials related matters and matters specific to build-to-suit transactions.
Acquisition And Dispositions
Scott has significant experience in purchase and sale transactions for a wide spectrum of properties, ranging from unimproved land for retail, office, industrial, and residential development, to income generating properties, including retail, office, industrial, and multi-family.