Public and private companies turn to Matt Harris to handle acquisitions, dispositions, development, financing and complex leasing of health care, multi-family, office, industrial and wireless communications properties. Also well versed in land use and zoning law, Matt has decades of experience in representing clients before planning commissions and zoning boards in connection with required approvals for often complex and controversial projects. Matt is widely regarded as enjoying one of the most diverse commercial real estate practices in the city. His practice ranges from representing industrial and distribution center clients in the acquisition, disposition and leasing of industrial and distribution center projects on a national basis, to representing health care clients in the real estate aspects of hospital acquisitions and in the acquisition and development of health care real estate, to serving as lead counsel to Tennessee-based companies on complex corporate relocation projects.
In addition, Matt is widely regarded as a preeminent wireless communications attorney with over two decades of experience in representing wireless communications clients in all aspects of real estate matters, including:
- Coordinating all real estate associated with market acquisition and disposition projects;
- Overseeing the firm's wireless communications real estate team in handling leasing and purchases on a multi-state basis for network new build and collocation projects; and
- Representing telecommunications clients and other clients in the negotiation of distributed antenna system agreements.
Clients hire Matt because he is practical and known for the ease in which he communicates with opposing counsel. Matt is known for being a very effective negotiator, but with an affable, non-contentious negotiating style, focused on protecting the client's interest while at the same time achieving the client's transaction objective in a timely and cost-effective manner. His gracious, respectful nature is refreshing and highly effective in achieving the client's desired goal of a successful transaction.