Acquisitions and dispositions of retail and restaurant properties

Extensive experience includes representation of a large national franchisor in the acquisition and development of more than 800 new store sites, in the disposition of surplus property, and in the closing of more than 100 sale lease-back transactions, representation as lead counsel to landlord in connection with acquisition and development of retail outparcels and negotiation of dozens of single-tenant retail leases for multiple sites in Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio and Texas, representation of franchisees and restaurant operators in the purchase of raw land in Georgia, South Carolina, Florida and Arizona, representation of a property owner in the leasing and sale of properties in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina formerly used as gas stations and convenience stores, and representation of both purchasers and sellers in various purchase and sale transactions for retail and restaurant locations throughout the United States, including review of title, surveying, environmental and other reports.