Tom Harper represents and assists developers, investors, joint venture entities and individuals with all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition, financing, development, disposition and leasing of commercial real estate. Tom’s extensive commercial real estate and corporate experience over the last 20 years includes many anchored and unanchored retail shopping centers, office buildings, mixed-use developments, multifamily projects, industrial facilities and hotels throughout the Southeast. His experience also includes handling lease negotiations and complex 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, as well as corporate work in connection with opportunistic joint ventures, often involving creative structuring. During the Great Recession, Tom acquired vast experience in handling loan workouts and assisting clients with asset protection, having handled hundreds of millions of dollars of complex loan workouts. He prides himself in his ability to think outside the box, problem-solve, bring parties together and get transactions across the finish line.