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The Moore & Van Allen Real Estate group provides extensive experience, effective strategies, and a practical approach to help real estate developers, institutional investors, insurance companies, corporations and financial institutions complete commercial real estate transactions locally, statewide and nationwide in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

The varied backgrounds of our team members—representing the skills, knowledge and experience of more than 30 group attorneys—include experience in acquiring, financing, developing, selling and leasing commercial real estate of most all types, from office buildings to industrial sites, from shopping centers to mixed-use developments and from residential subdivisions to hotels.

You will work directly with a responsive, client-focused senior attorney leading a team of MVA colleagues with varied skills and hourly rates matched to your needs and the nature of your transaction.  Our goal is always to meet your objectives and your deadlines at highly competitive rates.

When client needs demand, we draw on the expertise of MVA colleagues in the Taxation, Environmental, Financial Services and Litigation practice groups to provide comprehensive commercial real estate counsel.

Areas of Focus:

  • Real estate acquisition and disposition
  • Retail, office and industrial leasing
  • Development, construction and permanent financing 
  • Tax deferred exchanges
  • Ground leases and sale-leaseback transactions
  • Zoning and land use regulation
  • Real estate due diligence investigations
  • Easements, restrictions and other development agreements
  • Condominium, townhouse and mixed-use developments
  • Joint venture and partnership agreements
  • Public/private collaborations
  • Historic property preservation/re-development
  • Subdivision development


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  • April 2020, MVA COVID-19 Resources Center

    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law by President Trump on March 27, 2020, as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Several provisions of the CARES Act impact real estate owners. Below is a summary of the provisions of the CARES Act that are most likely to impact to owners of commercial real estate. Please refer to Moore & Van Allen’s COVID-19 Resource Center for a more comprehensive analysis of the CARES Act.

  • March 2019, Charlotte Business Journal

    Charlotte Real Estate Member Jeff Brown was quoted in the Charlotte Business Journal’s article, “Childress Klein proposes mixed-use development on massive Steele Creek Site.” Childress Klein has filed a rezoning petition for 250 acres of land off West Arrowood Road in the Steele Creek area to build a proposed mixture of development uses, including a distribution center.

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