Landlords and tenants across the country engage us in retail, industrial, office, and special-use leasing. Our experience ranges from lease transactions involving shopping centers and anchor stores to headquarter office buildings to university research parks to sports stadiums.

Our attorneys are experienced in:

  • Bond leases
  • Build-to-suit leases for all commercial real estate product types
  • Commercial/industrial leases
  • Entertainment complex leasing
  • "Green" leasing
  • Government leasing and procurement processes
  • Ground leases
  • Leasing of corporate headquarters
  • Mixed-use projects
  • Movie theater leases
  • Office leasing
  • Public-private sector projects that include long-term ground leases
  • Realty transfer tax issues
  • Retail leases for landlords and tenants
  • Securitized financing
  • Sports facility leasing
  • Transportation leases, including airports, port facilities, and rail stations


We draw on the experience of colleagues for support in related areas, including construction, tax, land use, development, and environmental law (including Ballard Spahr attorneys holding the LEED AP designation). We have sourced, negotiated, and closed virtually every kind of leasing transaction.


Desmond D. Connall, Jr.
Tel 202.661.7642