Representation of developer in acquisition, financing and development of residential, office and retail condominium development containing approximately 400 units and subsequent sale and leasing of units.
Representation of owners/operators of nursing home/assisted living facilities in acquisition and financing of facilities (including HUD financing).
Representation of borrower in multi-million dollar construction loan for mixed-use downtown development.
Representation of business in purchase of shipyard assets, lease with the Port Authority and related agreements, including seeking grants for job growth.
Representation of purchaser of multiple triple net lease sites with credit tenants (including grocery stores and department stores) in 1031 exchange transactions.
Representation of client in purchase of thousands of acres of undeveloped property (including mineral interests) from bankruptcy estate of seller.
Representation in zoning and land use matters.
Representation of restaurant owners and franchisees in acquisition and/or leasing of multiple restaurant sites (stand-alone and shopping center facilities).
Issuance of opinion letters to lenders for financing transactions.
Barbara was born in Lakeland, Florida and admitted to the Florida Bar in 1986 and the New Mexico Bar in 1999.
University of Florida, Levin College of Law, J.D. with honors (1986)
University of Florida, Levin College of Law Moot Court member
Indiana University, B.M. with highest honors, (1982)
The Florida Bar (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section)
The New Mexico Bar
American Bar Association (Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section)
Hillsborough County Bar Association
Tampa Bay Partnership (Market Maker and CEO Direct Leadership Program)
Commercial Real Estate Women Tampa Bay (CREW)
Florida Blue Key
The Propeller Club
Leadership Tampa (Class of 1999)
Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite 2016
Finalist, Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2006 Business Woman of the Year
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Recognized by the Best Lawyers in America in Real Estate Law
Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts (Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Past President of the Board)
Tampa Yacht and Country Club (past member of Board of Directors)