Scott's practice focuses on retail development and commercial leasing. He has a comprehensive experience in representing commercial developers in connection with all aspects of shopping center development, including the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate and the negotiation and drafting of development and management agreements, reciprocal easement agreements, declarations, major tenant leases, listing agreements, property management agreements, and any other agreement common to commercial development.
Scott has extensive experience representing both landlords and tenants in all types of retail, office, and industrial lease transactions. As a result of his years of experience in the retail industry, Scott has represented major shopping center developers in the negotiation of leases against almost every national and regional retailer doing business in the Western United States. He has also worked on every type of shopping center, such as neighborhood, lifestyle and power centers, and regional malls.
He is a frequent lecturer on the subject of retail development and commercial leasing and has spoken at numerous seminars and conferences, including conferences sponsored by the International Conference of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB). Scott is also frequently interviewed by the media on issues related to retail and commercial development, is frequently quoted and, over the years, has been responsible for coordinating many panels and presentations on topics relevant to the retail industry.