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Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

High-caliber real estate practice with an established pedigree in transactional work, regularly advising clients on issues including real estate financings, property acquisitions and dispositions, tax credits and broader commercial matters. Benefits from additional resources in its environmental, litigation and regulatory practices to provide a holistic service to clients, which include major regional businesses, financial institutions and lenders.

Strengths

Sources say the firm has the "depth and breadth of attorneys to handle the most complex transactions."

Another market commentator describes the attorneys as "great professionals and great to work with."

Work highlights

Advised a local real estate developer on the $27.6 million acquisition of a multitenant medical office building and related lease negotiations.

Notable practitioners

James Saxton counsels a broad spectrum of clients on real estate transactional and financing matters. His experience includes work in the agricultural sector.
"He is outstanding." "He does fine work."

Jay Taylor continues to be regarded as one of the state's premier real estate attorneys, with commentators applauding his wealth of expertise in transactional work and tax credits matters.
"A leading authority on New Markets Tax Credits in this part of the world."

Michael Childers ' practice sees him regularly advise clients on transactional work, including property sales and acquisitions and related financing work. He is also active in zoning matters.
"He is very good on transactions." "Impressive."

Price Gardner combines his role serving as the firm's managing partner with an active commercial real estate practice. He has particular experience advising on tax credits and broader transactional matters.
"He's excellent."

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Overview

The firm’s particular strengths are development, debt and equity financings, and property acquisitions and dispositions. Our real estate work covers a broad range of transactions, regulatory advice, and litigation—from routine purchase agreements to complicated and sophisticated commercial, corporate, tax, and environmental work. We provide clients with practical advice and creative solutions, whether they are buying, selling, leasing, or operating real property oil and gas interests in Arkansas or in multi-state transactions. We counsel clients on debt and equity financing, non-recourse financing, project financing, partnerships and limited liability companies, joint ventures, and other investment vehicles, as well as on land use, brokerage, and management agreements. We authored the limited liability law in Arkansas. Our experience in the area of exchanges is deep and covers straight like-kind exchanges, reverse like-kind exchanges, and deferred like-kind exchanges. We have acted as lenders counsel in real estate-based loans to countless institutions and as local counsel for out-of-state lenders.

Members

Saxton, James (Head of Department)

Bowling, Kael

Bramlett, Jason

Childers, Michael B

Clark, James

Duke, Bryan

Gardner, Price C

McNair, Conner

Mitchell, Matthew

Nichols, Joseph

Taylor, Jay

Tidwell, Bruce

Clients

Acxiom Corporation

Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Arvest Bank

Bank OZK

Baptist Health

CDI Contractors

Chambers Bank

Clark Construction

Danny Thomas Real Estate

Deltic Timber Corporation

Dillard’s

Entergy

First Security Bank

Murphy Oil USA

Oaklawn Jockey Club

Regions Bank

Stephens Inc

Tyson Foods

University of Arkansas

Vulcan Materials

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Charities / Not for Profit

Finance

Financial Services

Forestry & Paper

Government

Health Care

Real Estate

Retail

Real Estate

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP

firm
Location

400 West Capitol Avenue

Suite 2000

Little Rock

Arkansas

USA

AR 72201-3522

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Arkansas

Real Estate


James Saxton
Band 1
Michael B Childers
Band 3
Price C Gardner
Band 2