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Construction & Development

Our construction and development lawyers develop solutions to fit our clients' ever-changing needs, including:

  • Serve as advisors for residential, commercial and industrial developments
  • Negotiate and implement contracts and legal protections
  • Work closely with our development teams within our firm including Project Financing, Business Planning, Land Use and Environmental to ensure that the developer’s needs are served
  • Negotiate land acquisition and sale agreements, construction contracts, project development agreements and subdivisions with local governments
  • Represent developers as borrowers in connection with project financing
  • Work on the conversion of green fields to commercial retail developments, and on redevelopment projects within urban areas for housing or new industrial development
  • Assist clients nationwide who are involved in retail and industrial projects as developers and as end users
  • Assist developers with the promotion, development and sale of condominium projects
  • Advise clients on mixed-use residential and affordable housing projects throughout the region
  • Provide nationwide site selection analysis for developers and end users
  • Provide advice and structuring of tenant-in-common, or TIC syndications and related financing of multifamily and commercial projects


  • Represented Fortune 50 client in a series of big box store renovations each with a value of $1M to $5M
  • Represented a Fortune 500 company in four land acquisition and construction projects throughout the United States each with a project value of approximately $10M
  • Represented a non-profit developer in a joint venture with local housing authority on a HOPE VI urban housing redevelopment project with a total value of approximately $100M

Representative Clients

  • Al. Neyer, Inc.
  • CarMax Auto Super Stores
  • Cintas Corporation
  • Coffman Development Co., Inc.
  • The Community Builders, Inc.
  • Cornerstone at Norwood, LLC
  • Corporex Companies, Inc.
  • The Crowell Company
  • Delphi Corporation
  • Duke Realty Corporation
  • Fischer Homes
  • Hal Homes, Inc.
  • Hills Communities, Inc.
  • Lane Oil Company
  • Lone Star Industries, Inc.
  • McDonald's Corporation
  • The Procter & Gamble Co.
  • Regency Centers
  • Rumpke Consolidated Companies, Inc.
  • Sundance Property Management, Inc.
  • Towne Properties
  • United Dairy Farmers, Inc.