Bob helps clients navigate legal issues impacting development and growth of their real estate portfolios. Focusing on master planned communities, resort, and mixed use projects, Bob has extensive experience throughout the life cycle of large developments, including parcel assemblage, planning and entitlements, construction, sale, leasing and operation. He implements a practical, business-focused approach. In addition to providing legal guidance, Bob often assists his clients with complex, strategic business planning.
Bob has substantial experience with condominiums and planned communities across and outside the United States. He specializes in creating complex governance structures for resort, residential, commercial and mixed-use projects. Bob also has deep experience in large scale marketing and sales programs for resort real estate.
Bob creates innovative planned unit developments, including PUDs incorporating new-urbanist and form-based regulatory models. His experience includes leading large development teams through annexations and complex entitlement approvals. He has also enjoyed negotiating many development and vested rights agreements, and has substantial experience negotiating surface use agreements with oil and gas operators.
Bob regularly guides buyers and sellers of real estate, along with investors, landlords and tenants, through complex, multi-state real estate transactions.
He has successfully guided clients through:
- Acquisitions and dispositions
- Governance structures for condominiums and master planned communities
- Construction defect issues
- Planned unit development and other approvals
- Vested rights agreements
- Development agreements
- TIFs, PIFs, tax sharebacks and other public finance vehicles
- Joint venture structuring
- Management and operation