Robert M. Poppell

Robert M. Poppell

Akerman LLP

Recognized since 2015

Orlando, Florida

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

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Having successfully represented prominent developers and home builders, Robert Poppell maintains a vibrant real estate development and transactional practice. He represents developers of large scale, mixed-use planned developments, as well as residential home builders, in connection with acquisitions, sales, planning, operations, and governance structures for phased and jointly developed communities; developers of neighborhood to regional shopping centers; and end-user, out parcel, and retail purchasers in connection with large scale expansion programs, including the financing transactions related to all of these projects.

Robert’s recent significant representations include the acquisition and development work associated with a number of mixed-use projects valued at several million dollars, including commercial, apartment, single-family, and condominium components. Robert has previously completed acquisitions of an approximately 4,000 acre proposed large scale mixed-use DRI in Sumter County, Florida, and an 1,800 acre existing mixed use DRI in Volusia County, Florida. He also served as lead transactional counsel for a state-wide bank branch site acquisition program involving hundreds of sites over a several year time frame, and numerous state-wide finished lot and raw land acquisitions for single family residential development. Robert’s diverse experience in the real estate sector gives him a keen awareness in proactively addressing his clients’ concerns and paving the way for a successful outcome.

  • 420 South Orange Avenue, Suite 1200
    Orlando, FL 32801
  • University of Florida, J.D., graduated 1987
Bar Admissions
  • Florida, The Florida Bar
  • Orange County Bar Association - Member
  • The Florida Bar, Business Law Section - Member
  • The Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section - Member

Akerman LLP
Orlando, Florida

224 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

109 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Real Estate Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
  • The Legal 500 2011, Recommended for Real Estate
  • Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016, Listed in Florida for Real Estate: Business

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