Mike Barrett, a partner in the firm's Real Estate & Land Use practice, has
more than 25 years of experience in the areas of real estate acquisitions and
dispositions, leasing, joint ventures and investments, real estate aspects of
mergers and acquisitions, real estate finance, and workouts. His clients have
included entrepreneurs, investors, pension funds, commercial banks, investment
banks, private funds, corporate owners of real estate, non-profits and
governmental agencies. He has represented these clients in the development,
purchase, sale and financing of raw land, office buildings, shopping centers,
hotels, golf courses, resorts, marinas, bank branches, aviation-related
properties, government facilities and portfolios of properties. His financing
work has included the representation of lenders and borrowers in acquisition,
development, construction and term financing, as well as unsecured corporate
credits and synthetic leases. He regularly represents landlords and tenants in
office, industrial and retail leasing.
During times of weakness in the
real estate industry, Mike has handled workouts and bankruptcies involving
hotels, office buildings, shopping centers, mixed-use projects and residential
developments. He has worked on properties from the Pacific Northwest to Florida,
New England to Southern California. His projects have ranged in size from tens
to hundreds of millions of dollars.
- Real Estate Law (Commercial, Finance, Foreclosures, Joint Ventures, Office Buildings, Shopping Center Transactions, Tax Certiorari, Transactions, Workouts and Restructurings)
"Michael Barrett is one of the most professional, knowledgeable, and cost effective real estate attorneys with whom I have ever worked."
"As in-house counsel for two large retail corporations, I have worked with many attorneys over the years. Michael Barrett is one of the most competent, responsive, professional, and cost-effective real estate attorneys with whom I have worked. I have no hesitancy in giving him my highest recommendation."
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