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816.360.4359
  • Education
    • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 2008, The Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy, Managing Editor, KU Law Moot Court Council;  KU Law Class President; Sports & Entertainment Law Society President 
    • B.S., University of Kansas, 2005, Journalism, with distinction; emphasis in Strategic Communications; Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; Golden Key International Honour Society; KU Honors Program Graduate
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 2009
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington

Bob Johnson structures complex real estate deals that fulfill his clients’ business objectives. He takes a balanced approach to delivering solutions by exercising both practical business acumen and creative problem-solving.

Bob secures real estate development incentives for his clients that are critical to the financing structure and overall success of their real estate projects. He also guides clients through the public finance process, land use and zoning issues, and commercial real estate transactions. In short, Bob is trusted by his clients to deliver first-rate comprehensive solutions to their real estate and project financing needs.

From inception to close, Bob handles matters at all stages of a project's life, including:

  • Tax increment financing
  • Formation of public financing districts (CIDs, TDDs, etc.)
  • Tax exemptions
  • STAR Bond financing
  • Job development incentives
  • Planning and zoning approvals
  • Negotiating commercial real estate transactions
  • Drafting and negotiation of development and operating agreements, purchase and sale agreements, leases, options, easements, and restrictive covenants

Represented client in successful negotiation and execution of development and operating agreement, including a financing structure, for Swope Park Soccer Village in Kansas City, Missouri.

Publications & Presentations
Land Use and Zoning Chapter
2013 Kansas Bar Association Annual Survey of the Law
Author
2013
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