W. Reed Hauptman

Partner, Real Estate Practice Co-Administrator

Reed serves as co-administrator of the Real Estate practice group and is a former member of the firm's Management Committee. His principal areas of practice are banking and commercial law, real estate finance and development, land use planning,and business law.

Reed has extensive experience in representing large and small businesses, and developers in a wide range of commercial transactions, including business formation and funding. He is most active representing parties in the acquisition, disposition, leasing, construction, and development of real property and has substantial experience in public and private financings to include commercial loans, tax credit financings, HUD loans, and state and federal loans and grants. Reed’s practice also includes the representation of institutional lenders in new financing arrangements, loan workouts, and secured transactions.

  • Lead counsel for the redevelopment of a mixed-use 230,000 square foot building in a central metropolitan district.  Representation included securing governmental incentives and approvals, financing and leasing.
  • Served as the outside general real estate counsel for a private REIT in the acquisition, financing, redevelopment and leasing of regional shopping centers in multiple states aggregating over $600 million in asset value.
  • Lead counsel in the acquisition and redevelopment of a 79 acre brownfield for commercial, multi-family and parkland uses.  Representation included land use approvals, governmental and private incentives and financing.
     
  • Overview

    Reed serves as co-administrator of the Real Estate practice group and is a former member of the firm's Management Committee. His principal areas of practice are banking and commercial law, real estate finance and development, land use planning,and business law.

    Reed has extensive experience in representing large and small businesses, and developers in a wide range of commercial transactions, including business formation and funding. He is most active representing parties in the acquisition, disposition, leasing, construction, and development of real property and has substantial experience in public and private financings to include commercial loans, tax credit financings, HUD loans, and state and federal loans and grants. Reed’s practice also includes the representation of institutional lenders in new financing arrangements, loan workouts, and secured transactions.

  • Representative matters
    • Lead counsel for the redevelopment of a mixed-use 230,000 square foot building in a central metropolitan district.  Representation included securing governmental incentives and approvals, financing and leasing.
    • Served as the outside general real estate counsel for a private REIT in the acquisition, financing, redevelopment and leasing of regional shopping centers in multiple states aggregating over $600 million in asset value.
    • Lead counsel in the acquisition and redevelopment of a 79 acre brownfield for commercial, multi-family and parkland uses.  Representation included land use approvals, governmental and private incentives and financing.