Mike Heaney's real estate practice focuses on the areas of development, acquisition, finance, and land use, with a particular emphasis on commercial leasing. Mr. Heaney's real estate experience includes acquisition and disposition of industrial property, hotels, shopping centers  and office properties. He regularly advises and counsels clients on issues related to zoning, public and private finance, land development, appurtenant rights (including easements and licenses) and subdivision of property. Mr. Heaney has broad leasing experience and works regularly with landlords and tenants on leasing projects for office, retail, restaurant and hospitality, warehouse, storage facilities, manufacturing, utilities, and distribution facilities.

Representative Experience

Transactions representative of Mr. Heaney’s practice include the following:

  • Ongoing representation of major institutional office tenants, including negotiation of leases in metropolitan areas in New York, California and Florida.
  • Representation of clients with respect to both the acquisition and long-term ground lease of 100+ acre agricultural properties in Hawaii.
  • Negotiation of long-term ground leases with respect to industrial property in St. Louis, Missouri including associated construction rights.
  • Representation of institutional clients with respect to the acquisition, disposition and sale lease-back of industrial properties in multiple states.
  • Representation of cultural institutions in St. Louis, Missouri with respect to the development and preservation of key St. Louis landmarks pursuant to the establishment of long-term revenue streams, including bond financing involving negotiation with the City of St. Louis and passage of appropriate ordinances.
  • Drafting and negotiation of covenants, conditions and restrictions in connection with the acquisition of land and creation of an industrial business park.