Joseph Bealmear has a multifaceted background in the real estate industry, encompassing all aspects of real estate transactions, including real-estate development; traditional and public financing; sales and acquisitions (including 1031 exchanges); office, retail, industrial and medical leasing; zoning; creation and governance of condominium associations and homeowners’ associations; and real-estate tax appeals. In addition to being a licensed attorney, Joseph is a licensed real estate broker in Missouri and has substantial experience with agency, licensing and other legal issues facing brokers, agents, and management companies.

  • Represented an international company in the disposition of more than 150 retail properties throughout the United States.
  • Represented an international industrial company in the successful appeal of real estate taxes on properties located in multiple states.
  • Represented the purchaser in the acquisition of a 400-plus-unit residential development.
  • Represented condominium developers and condominium associations in more than 40 residential, commercial, and mixed-use condominium developments in Missouri and Illinois.
  • Represented local and national real estate brokerage companies and trade organizations with respect to compliance with state-specific brokerage regulations and requirements.
  • Represented a residential developer in connection with the acquisition and redevelopment of blighted, inner-city property into a “new urban” development containing office, retail, and market-rate green housing — the first of its kind in St. Louis.
  • Represented office, retail, and industrial landlords in the leasing of more than three million square feet of space.
  • Represented large national tenants in the lease of retail space throughout the United States.
  • Represented health care organizations in the leasing of space, with special attention to HIPAA, anti-kickback, and other regulatory issues unique to the health care industry.
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Brokerage Lien and Other Payment Issues
Presenter, Missouri Association of Realtors- Commercial Day
June 2011
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Commercial Leases: Negotiating Key Provisions
Presenter, Building Owners and Managers Association
April 2011
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Real Estate Brokerage Issues in Missouri and Illinois
Presenter, CLE video conference
December 2010
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Landlord Tenant Law: Landlord and Tenant Obligations
Sterling Education Services
December 2008
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Drafting Commercial Leases: The Ins and Outs of Protecting Your Interest
National Business Institute
August 2007
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Progressive Properties
St. Louis Commercial Journal