Gary specializes in shopping center development and retail and office leasing, generally representing shopping center, office, and commercial developers.
Retail Development And Commercial Leasing Experience
Gary has represented major shopping center developers in the negotiation of leases with almost every national, regional and local retailer doing business in the Western United States. As a result, he has been involved in negotiations of reciprocal easements agreements (REAs) and development agreements with nearly every "big box" retailer in the United States (e.g., Target, Wal-Mart, Costco, Sam's Club, Kohl's, Home Depot and Lowe's). In addition, Gary's practice involves the representation of clients in connection with the acquisition of land for development and the acquisition and disposition of major shopping center developments. He is skilled at the negotiation and drafting of every agreement necessary in connection with the acquisition, development, leasing, and disposition of a shopping center. He has also worked on every type of shopping center, such as neighborhood, lifestyle and power centers, and regional malls. Gary also has extensive experience representing office developers and tenants.
Nationally Recognized In The Retail Industry
Gary is nationally recognized as one of the premier retail transactional attorneys by his clients and peers. He has also been extremely involved in the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the retail industry's most prominent trade group. In June 2013, ICSC honored him with the prestigious 2013 Trustees Distinguished Service Award for his commitment to the retail industry.