Scott is a partner, the former chairman of the Real Estate practice and a former member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He is currently a member of the firm’s Housing and Retail industry teams. With experience spanning four decades, Scott represents developers, owners and investors as they negotiate joint ventures and close commercial real estate transactions. He uses his experience to provide straight-forward practical advice that results in refined strategies for acquisitions, development, leasing, financing and joint ventures.
Scott’s clients are involved in mixed-use and multifamily projects, raw land assemblage and acquisition, the development and acquisition of office buildings, hotels, neighborhood shopping centers and regional malls. He is well-versed in matters related to structuring joint ventures, syndicating real estate projects, and creating real estate funds.
Scott has spoken annually at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Law Conference on the Negotiation and Structuring of Real Estate Joint Ventures, and has presented at numerous ICSC conferences on Development Issues in Mixed-use Real Estate Projects. He was also an instructor at ICSC University on the topic “Marrying for Money, Joint Ventures—Legal and Economic Constitutions.” Scott has presented numerous seminars on negotiating letters of intent and purchase agreements to real estate professionals and to undergraduate and graduate students as an annual guest lecturer at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.