Chris’s practice focuses on the acquisition, development, construction, leasing and financing of commercial property. He is a results-driven lawyer who strives to find creative ways to resolve issues.
Chris regularly represents developers in the acquisition and leasing of retail developments. He also has substantial experience in drafting and negotiating retail leases for national restaurant and grocery operators. Chris also works extensively with the Mergers & Acquisitions Group on real estate components of corporate transactions. Chris is chair of the firm’s Real Estate Group and is a frequent lecturer at real estate seminars.
This legislative update contains information on changes in real estate law passed during the 2014 Minnesota legislative session affecting real estate developers, property managers, owners, investors, lenders, and debt management and settlement services. All legislation is effective August 1, 2014, unless otherwise noted.