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Matthew J Norton

Charleston, USA USA Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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Real Estate - South Carolina

Band 2

Matthew Norton handles a wide range of transactions relating to the acquisition, financing and development of commercial real estate, with particular emphasis on hotels and leisure facilities.
"Matthew has always provided the highest level of client service and always deliver as promised."
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Partner Matt Norton is a global Practice Area Leader for the K&L Gates real estate practice and is a member of the firm’s Advisory Council. His practice focuses on commercial real estate, private equity real estate, and real estate development, including real estate acquisitions and sales, portfolio transactions, joint ventures, and project and loan workouts and restructurings. He also has an extensive international practice in the field of Resort, Hospitality and Leisure and regularly represents clients in connection with resort planned communities, hotels, private clubs, golf courses, condominiums and strata title projects, condo hotels, branded residences, timeshares, and marinas.

Professional Memberships

Member, Urban Land Institute South Carolina Governance Committee, 2016-2021

Member, Urban Land Institute South Carolina Management Committee, 2010-2015

Chairman, Urban Land Institute South Carolina Coastal Division, 2010-2013

Vice Chair, Urban Land Institute Recreational Development Council (Red Flight), Member since 2009

Member, Urban Land Institute South Carolina Capital Markets Conference Advisory Board, 2009-2021

Conference Chair, 2009-2019

HVS Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS), 2011-2021

Member, Board of Advisors, 2011-2021

Chair, Task Force called “Improving Legal Infrastructure to Promote Development in the Caribbean Region,” 2012-2014


Author, Chambers Real Estate USA Regional Guide – South Carolina Chapter, 2019-2021

AFIRE Guide to US Real Estate Investing, co-author of “Chapter 4 - Stages of an Acquisition: Letter of Intent, Contract of Sale, and Closing.” 2017

“Anguilla: Paradise for Lawyers,”, 19 May 2011

“Tourism Dollars: Sweeter than Sugar for Developers,” Charleston Regional Business Journal, 3 August 2009


University of South Carolina School of Law


0 - 1991

Dartmouth College


0 - 1983

Matthew J Norton

K&L Gates

yellow-guide 12 YEARS RANKED
Phone number

134 Meeting Street

Suite 200


South Carolina


SC 29401

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