Robert focuses on commercial real estate and has substantial experience in representing owners and investors in all aspects of acquiring, leasing, and developing office, retail and industrial property throughout the Western United States. He has experience representing landlords in a wide variety of transactions, including build-to-suit leases, GSA leases and triple net leases. His primary emphasis is in leasing high rise office, retail and industrial space and in acquiring, developing, entitling and constructing LEED-certified state-of-the-art industrial facilities for institutional-grade clients. Robert also focuses on real estate finance, with a special emphasis on construction lending, term financing and energy-related project financing (cogeneration and hydro-electric facilities). He routinely advises clients on matters involving land use and zoning and has broad NEPA and CEQA experience, having represented private clients and municipalities in Southern California in review and approval of discretionary commercial projects.
Robert has special experience developing industrial and commercial projects on Tribal lands, including issues associated with NEPA compliance, construction, Tribal sovereign immunity and Tribal governance. He is also experienced in negotiating and enforcing easements and rights-of-way over Tribal and non-Tribal lands.