Moore & Van Allen PLLC
Christopher Thompson has extensive experience representing developers, investors, non-profit and affordable housing organizations, and multinational corporations in acquiring, developing, financing, and leasing commercial real estate and large residential developments. Chris takes a solutions-oriented approach to get deals done efficiently and in a manner that keeps the client’s business goals at the forefront—all while vigilantly guarding the client’s legal interests.
Chris handles complex real estate transactions involving various layers of complexity: public/private partnerships, joint ventures, multi-use projects, and complicated deal structuring.
Chris has been the ground-up attorney on a number of large, multi-use developments, including in drafting declarations and easements, negotiating purchase and sale agreements, assisting in zoning and development matters, facilitating in retail leasing, and closing multiple loans for the acquisition and construction of the project.
Chris’ work also includes representation of Fortune 500 and Fortune Global 500 companies on extensive leasing and acquisition work. He handles on-going representation (spanning over a decade) of a large public retirement fund in acquiring, financing, leasing and managing a large portfolio of office, retail, and multi-family properties.
Chris has been involved in a number of complex hotel and condominium transactions in marquee locations. He has extensive experience working with the North Carolina Planned Community and Condominium Acts.
Chris has recently assisted clients in navigating the real estate challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic—including lease and deal restructuring.