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Shelia J. Loring

Counsel
Charlotte | 704.335.9039
Fax | 704.334.4706

Shelia Loring practices in the areas of commercial real estate lending, development, and leasing. She represents banks and other financial institutions in secured financing transactions, as well as sellers, buyers, and developers in commercial real estate and leasing transactions. Shelia's prior in-house experience with a large financial institution gives her valuable insight in representing the real estate interests of banking clients.

Representative Experience

  • Represented a national bank as administrative agent in connection with a $167.8 million four-bank syndicated loan for construction of a 26-story, 745,000-rentable-square-foot office building.
  • Represented a national bank in connection with a multifamily rental property on land leased from the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) for a project in Decatur, Georgia.
  • Represented a university in ground lease negotiations with utility provider in combined heat and power project.
  • Represented a solar energy developer in connection with ground lease and financing for development of a solar facility to be located a college campus.
  • Represented a major international furniture and wood products manufacturer in the foreign direct investment deal for its first U.S. manufacturing facility. Our services included site selection consultation, ground lease negotiation, development work, railroad spur extension agreements, easement relocations and project management related matters.
  • Represented lenders in all aspects of commercial construction projects for apartment complexes, office towers, shopping centers, hotels and mixed-use projects.
  • Represented financial institutions in secured financing transactions, including commercial real estate transaction financings, asset-based financings, construction loans, acquisition and development loans, and revolving lines of credit loans.
  • Represented developers and business owners in commercial real estate negotiation, acquisition, sale, financing, and project management matters.
  • Represented landlords and tenants in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating leases, lease extensions, terminations, amendments, assignments, and subordination agreements.
  • Drafted and negotiated retail, warehouse, and office leases, lease amendments, sale/leaseback agreements, reciprocal easement agreements, subleases, and purchase and sale contracts.

During her time as in-house counsel, Shelia:

  • Handled real estate and leasing matters for corporate owned and occupied real estate in excess of 10,000 locations worldwide.
  • Advised clients relating to property and project management related matters.
  • Negotiated leases nationwide for office space, retail locations, ATMs, and critical data facilities.

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Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Georgia State Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar