Christine focuses her practice on transactional real estate work, including the acquisition, disposition, development, finance and refinance of all types of commercial real estate.
She represents sellers, buyers, lenders and developers in all aspects of such transactions, including the drafting of contracts, loan documents, corporate approval documents, easements and loan workouts. She has extensive experience in retail, office and industrial leasing, representing both landlords and tenants. Her leasing practice includes significant experience with subleases, ground leases and leasehold finance, including extensive sale/leaseback work.
Christine has represented economic development authorities and other local government entities in public-private partnership transactions involving the development of shopping centers, hotels and conference centers, convention centers and recreational facilities. Her public-private development work includes advising clients with respect to economic incentive agreements and procurement issues.
She also has experience representing clients in the development, financing, purchase and sale of hotel properties, including related matters such as franchise and management agreements.
Representation of a retail/entertainment company and its affiliates in the refinance of more than $175 million of debt secured by more than 400 properties in 40 states across the United States and several locations abroad.
Representation of a Fortune 500 company in numerous sale/leaseback transactions, many including multiple properties.
Representation of a major retail electronics chain in the leasing and development of several of its stores across the United States.
Representation of a real estate investment trust in the acquisition of numerous hotel properties, including a portfolio of eight properties valued in excess of $150 million.
Representation of a real estate investment trust in the management and leasing of its substantial portfolio of office and warehouse properties.
Representation of an economic development authority in connection with a public-private partnership resulting in more than 450,000 square feet of entertainment/retail development (including big box retail, restaurant and specialty retail).
Member, Virginia Bar Association
Member, Richmond Bar Association