Cristina is a partner in the Real Estate practice and a member of the Retail industry team.
Cristina’s practice focuses on commercial real estate development and retail leasing. She is active in the acquisition, development, redevelopment, leasing, financing, restructuring, and selling of shopping centers, malls, mixed-use projects, and other retail developments. Her clients include nationally recognized developers, investors, owners, landlords, and tenants at all stages of these transactions.
Clients appreciate Cristina’s responsiveness and deep understanding of the complexities related to development, from navigating ground leases to declarations and restrictive covenants. She also provides counsel to landlords and tenants in retail leasing negotiations and assists with ongoing landlord/tenant relationship and other operational matters. She enjoys guiding clients through the legal and business implications of these projects, allowing clients to grow and expand their national footprint.
Cristina often serves as legal counsel on transformative, award-winning, redevelopment projects including a recent recipient of ICSC’s North America Design and Development Award.