Real Estate and Leasing
We know that your physical location is a key asset of your business, and we work on all aspects of leasing, sub-leasing, acquiring and selling real estate, as well as zoning and land use issues. We work on such matters as providing information on local governing laws to assist in site selection, the preparation of purchase and sale agreements, the negotiation of development and construction agreements, and the review of surveys and title commitments.
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 of a property owner in the sale of property to be developed as a residential subdivision, representation of restaurant operators in the purchase and sale of the assets of franchise locations; and ...
Extensive experience includes representation of franchisees of a national restaurant operator in over 200 leases, representation of restaurant tenants in leases for new open market spaces in Atlanta, representation of numerous national and local restaurant operators, a coffee bar operator and a craft micro-brewery, and representation of a property owner in numerous restaurant leases in North Carolina.