I chose Taylor English because of the breadth of knowledge here, which allows me the flexibility to service my clients on almost any matter.
Wade Buser has been practicing for more than 35 years and is well-versed in most areas of commercial real estate. He is a partner at Taylor English, and is a member of the Real Estate and Lending and Corporate Finance Departments. Mr. Buser joined the firm in 2010, has practiced in Georgia since 1984 and was also admitted to the Florida Bar in 2007.
Mr. Buser has extensive experience in all facets of commercial (retail and office), industrial and multifamily real estate, including acquisitions, sales and developments, contract preparation and negotiation, commercial leasing transactions, foreclosures, loan restructures and workouts, REOs, secured and unsecured lending transactions, asset-based lending, bond financing and condominium developments. Mr. Buser has represented purchasers, sellers and developers of real estate, federal and state banks, credit unions, the FDIC, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, commercial brokers, retail and office leasing companies and various other entities in purchasing, selling, developing, lending, leasing and managing real estate.
Prior to joining Taylor English, Mr. Buser was associated with a small firm in Florida, representing a commercial real estate developer in retail projects throughout the Southeast, and prior to that was associated with, among others, a multinational firm in its Atlanta office.
When not practicing law, Mr. Buser enjoys music, sports, and spending time with family and friends.
State Bar of Georgia, Real Property Law Section and Business Law Section
The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
Represented Georgia Tech in the successful acquisition of 52+ acres of research, warehouse and office buildings. The property will be utilized by Tech as a large expansion to its existing Cobb research campus.
Represented a joint venture of two nationally recognized State universities in the acquisition and development of a unique shared library facility, and in the closing of a large million bond transaction to finance the construction and operation of the facility.
Represented a national bank in a complex bond financing transaction and loans to facilitate the development of a new residential tower in midtown Atlanta.
Represented a nationally-recognized State university in the acquisition, development, financing and operation of a technology research park located in downtown Atlanta, including in the negotiation and completion of numerous complex lease agreements with technology and medical research companies.
Represented a nationally recognized university in the closing of a large bond refinancing transaction on a downtown Atlanta tower, including extensive real estate lease restructuring.
$4,300,000 loan renewal and extension of hotel company.
$2,378,000 loan renewal of real estate investment company.
Mid–size regional bank $1,069,000 loan for alcohol distribution company.
Title agent for $150 million acquisition of office tower in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia.
Development of $100 million office tower in four-tower office complex in Atlanta, Georgia.
$90 million loans on two office towers in four-tower office complex in Atlanta, Georgia.
Negotiation of multiple office leases for 1.2 million square foot office complex.
Multiple acquisitions of multi-family apartment complexes throughout the Southeast for Atlanta-based asset management company.
Represented multi-family lenders in multiple loan transactions in the State of Georgia.
Multiple acquisitions of retail shopping centers throughout the Southeast for German acquisition and asset management fund.
Acquisition, development, financing, leasing and sales of multiple retail shopping centers throughout the Southeast.
Acquisition, development, financing, leasing and sales of multiple free-standing Walgreens stores throughout the Southeast.
Negotiation of multiple retail shopping center leases for both landlord and tenant throughout the Southeast, including big box, supermarkets and "mom and pop."
Foreclosure of Kingwood golf and country club in North Georgia on behalf of a mid–size regional bank.
Sale of Kingwood golf and country club in North Georgia to a third-party purchaser.
Foreclosures, loan workouts and REO sales of numerous commercial and residential properties.
Experience includes representation of lenders in the closing of commercial loan modifications, representation of borrowers in the closing of commercial loan transactions, and representation as closing counsel in numerous commercial loan closings.
- “The Jaffe Case and the Use of International Kidnapping as an Alternative to Extradition,” Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law 14, No.2 (1985): 357
- Financial Institutions
- Leisure and Hospitality
- Lending and Corporate Finance
- Real Estate
- Restaurant, Food and Beverage, and Licensing
University of Georgia School of Law, JD, 1984
- Editorial Board, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, 1983–1984
Georgia State University, BA, 1981
- Blue Key National Honor Fraternity
- Omicron Delta Kappa National Honor Society