Ian

M. Fairchild

Shareholder
500 N. Akard Street, Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

Overview

Ian’s practice emphasis includes representing office, industrial, medical, and retail clients in connection with a wide variety of leasing and development matters, as well as ground leases and master lease agreements.

His representation of landlords includes multiple institutional property owners, and he represents landlords in numerous lease transactions involving more than 150,000 square feet of space. Ian also represents a broad spectrum of office, industrial, medical, and retail tenants in connection with their leasing requirements.

In addition to his leasing practice, Ian represents clients in connection with the acquisition, development and sale of various asset types with a primary focus on multi-family apartment projects and medical facilities. This representation includes negotiation of contract and loan documents, negotiation of management, construction, architect, civil engineering, structural engineering agreements, and negotiation of other ancillary documentation.

Ian’s developer representation also includes negotiating collateral documentation associated with retail transactions and large residential lot developments, consisting of reciprocal easement agreements, cross parking easements, joint development agreements, utility agreements and construction agreements.

Whether leasing large industrial portfolios for institutional owners, or developing multifamily projects, Ian enjoys finding creative solutions to meet his clients’ real estate goals. He also invests time in fostering relationships with real property owners and brokers in order to maintain an up-to-date understanding of the market and make negotiations easier for his clients. In every situation, Ian works hard to be responsive and to produce high quality work in a timely manner.

Education

Admission

Achievements

  • D Magazine – Best Lawyers in Dallas (2016)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent ® Peer Review Rated ™
  • Memberships

    • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
    • Dallas Bar Association, Construction Law and Real Property Law Sections
    • International Council of Shopping Centers
    • NAIOP, North Texas Chapter
    • State Bar of Texas, Construction Law, Probate and Trust Law and Real Estate Sections
    • The Real Estate Council (Associate Leadership Council Alumnus)
    • U.S. Green Building Council, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional (2009)

Overview

Ian’s practice emphasis includes representing office, industrial, medical, and retail clients in connection with a wide variety of leasing and development matters, as well as ground leases and master lease agreements.

His representation of landlords includes multiple institutional property owners, and he represents landlords in numerous lease transactions involving more than 150,000 square feet of space. Ian also represents a broad spectrum of office, industrial, medical, and retail tenants in connection with their leasing requirements.

In addition to his leasing practice, Ian represents clients in connection with the acquisition, development and sale of various asset types with a primary focus on multi-family apartment projects and medical facilities. This representation includes negotiation of contract and loan documents, negotiation of management, construction, architect, civil engineering, structural engineering agreements, and negotiation of other ancillary documentation.

Ian’s developer representation also includes negotiating collateral documentation associated with retail transactions and large residential lot developments, consisting of reciprocal easement agreements, cross parking easements, joint development agreements, utility agreements and construction agreements.

Whether leasing large industrial portfolios for institutional owners, or developing multifamily projects, Ian enjoys finding creative solutions to meet his clients’ real estate goals. He also invests time in fostering relationships with real property owners and brokers in order to maintain an up-to-date understanding of the market and make negotiations easier for his clients. In every situation, Ian works hard to be responsive and to produce high quality work in a timely manner.

Experience

  • Industrial Leasing

    Represented a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the lease to a single tenant of approximately 462,779 rentable square feet in a Flower Mound, Texas industrial building.

  • Manufacturing Disposition

    Represented a New York family in the sale of land leased to a large defense contractor. The sale was complicated by a deed of trust, option to purchase and distribution

  • Industrial Leasing

    Represented a REIT in the lease to a single tenant of approximately 425,285 rentable square feet in a Redlands, California industrial building.  

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