James A. Park III has represented developers, sellers, and purchasers
of residential, condominium, commercial, shopping center, industrial and
mixed-use projects, and has had principal responsibility for the legal
representation of one of Florida's largest grocery retailers, including its real
estate acquisition and leasing activities. He has extensive experience in retail
and office leasing transactions on behalf of both landlords and tenants, and he
is an authorized agent for a number of national title insurance companies. In
recent years, Mr. Park has represented purchasers, financial institutions and
sellers in connection with the acquisition, construction and permanent
financing, and sale of motel and hotel properties in Central Florida. Throughout
his practice, he has had significant responsibilities with respect to the land
acquisition, development and disposition activities of many of the phosphate
mining companies doing business in Central and North Florida.
He represents numerous Florida and interstate financial institutions in
connection with the Florida real estate and commercial lending activities,
including industrial development and municipal bond financing transactions,
construction financing, asset-based lending, and wholesale mortgage warehouse
loan transactions, loan participations and problem loan workouts.
Mr. Park spent four years as an intelligence officer in the United States
Navy and several years as a consultant to various federal governmental agencies.