Overview

Dustin P. Stevens practices in Holland & Knight's Southeast Real Estate Group in Orlando, focusing in the area of retail real estate, real estate finance and land use.

Mr. Stevens handles complex real estate transactions, including acquisition, disposition and development of shopping centers, apartment complexes, single-family residential developments, retail outparcels and raw land. His practice includes drafting and negotiating purchase agreements, reciprocal easement agreements and development agreements, reviewing due diligence materials, including title, survey and local land use and zoning controls, and resolving site development issues related to access, utilities, local government regulations and approvals, and environmental remediation.

Mr. Stevens has particular experience in representing landlords and tenants in commercial leasing of shopping centers and outparcels, high-rise office buildings, mixed-use projects, warehouse and industrial sites, and raw land. In connection with the foregoing, Mr. Stevens drafts and negotiates office and retail leases, ground leases, subordination, non-disturbance, and attornment agreements (SNDAs), management agreements and other leasing documents.

In addition, Mr. Stevens has extensive experience in the continued representation of a large national retail financial institution in the acquisition and leasing of shopping center outparcels and inline space, as well as free-standing locations. Further, he represents a large, nationally recognized hotel brand in site identification, control, due diligence and development activities nationwide.

While in law school, Mr. Stevens served as a federal judicial intern in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida for the Honorable Anne Conway.

Credentials

Education
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D.
  • Duke University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
Memberships
  • Leadership Orlando, Class 90
  • Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando Area, Compliance Committee
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Real Estate Law, 2021
  • University of Florida Law Review

Publications

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