Stephen M. Floyd

Associate

Atlanta
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Overview

Stephen Floyd focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, with a primary emphasis on leasing, development, acquisitions and dispositions. He has significant experience counseling healthcare and homebuilder clients in a wide array of commercial real estate transactions. With a value-oriented approach, Stephen helps clients anticipate future needs while providing practical advice on current issues.

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  • Prepares, negotiates and administers Stark- and Anti-Kickback-compliant ground leases, leases, timeshares and occupancy agreements for a large multicampus health system.
  • Advises a major national homebuilder on acquisitions for residential developments and assists in the development of the sites, including the establishment and implementation of the covenants, conditions, restrictions and HOAs.
  • Represented a national construction company and developer in the privatization of military housing on U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force installations across the country.
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Experience

  • Prepares, negotiates and administers Stark- and Anti-Kickback-compliant ground leases, leases, timeshares and occupancy agreements for a large multicampus health system.
  • Advises a major national homebuilder on acquisitions for residential developments and assists in the development of the sites, including the establishment and implementation of the covenants, conditions, restrictions and HOAs.
  • Represented a national construction company and developer in the privatization of military housing on U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force installations across the country.
  • Negotiates ground leases, air space leases, and signage agreements for a large multi-campus health system with respect to medical office buildings located both on and off hospital campuses, including significant experience working with publicly traded, national REITs and other third-party medical office developers.
  • Assists a growing multicampus health system and other healthcare clients in the strategic acquisition of land for skilled nursing facilities, medical offices, hospitals and hospital campus development.
  • Assists a multicampus health system in strategic planning for future growth by providing sophisticated counsel related to land acquisitions and medical use restrictions, and developing hospitals, medical office buildings and other medical facilities.
  • Provides real estate advice and counsel with respect to mergers, acquisitions and other corporate transactions, with an emphasis on providing value and efficiency to healthcare clients by using his depth of experience in the healthcare industry to identify potential regulatory issues and provide real-world solutions.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Urban Land Institute

Pro Bono

  • Advises a nonprofit religious organization on asset protection, real estate transactions and the administration of a real estate trust.
  • Advises an Atlanta-area nonprofit children’s organization on commercial real estate transactions.

Industries

Admissions

  • Georgia

Education

  • J.D., Mercer University School of Law, 2011; summa cum laude; Mercer Law Review, Editorial Board; George Waldo Woodruff Award for Excellence; Walter F. George Scholarship; Faculty Award for Outstanding Achievement in Legal Writing; Brainerd Currie Honor Society
  • B.A., University of Georgia, 2008, summa cum laude with highest honors