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Richard Kaiser
RICHARD KAISER “I provide practical advice in a timely manner.”

Richard Kaiser

Partner

Los Angeles (main)

t: 310.282.6251
f: 310.785.3551
rkaiser@glaserweil.com

Richard Kaiser

Partner

Los Angeles (main)

Richard (Rick) Kaiser is a partner in Glaser Weil’s Real Estate Department. Mr. Kaiser has extensive experience representing large development companies, private REITs and retail companies in a broad range of real estate transactions. Mr. Kaiser has worked on real estate matters involving retail developments of all types (including neighborhood centers, lifestyle centers, and enclosed regional malls), mixed-use developments, office buildings and industrial projects. Mr. Kaiser has expertise in negotiating and drafting leases (including ground leases, build-to-suit leases, reverse build-to-suit leases and space leases), purchase and sale agreements, site development agreements, CC&Rs, REAs, OEAs and easements.

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Mr. Kaiser was born and raised in the Lansing, Michigan area. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, his master’s degree in business administration from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business (Bloomington, Ind.) and his law degree from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law (Bloomington, Ind.). 

Mr. Kaiser is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Mr. Kaiser co-authored Retail Leasing, Drafting and Negotiating the Lease, a comprehensive two-volume manual on negotiating retail leases that was published in 2007 by CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar-California.)

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  • Practice Areas
  • Education
    • Indiana University Maurer School of Law (Bloomington, Ind.), J.D.

    • Indiana University Kelley School of Business (Bloomington, Ind.), M.B.A.

    • University of Michigan, B.A. in economics

  • State Bar Admissions
    • California

  • Representative Matters
    • Assisted client in acquiring and repositioning aging retail center into a state-of-the-art mixed-use development with retail, residential, office and entertainment components. Drafted and negotiated multiple purchase and sale agreements, assisted in obtaining third party consents, amended project CC&Rs, drafted and negotiated new CC&Rs, drafted and negotiated leases with regional and national tenants.

    • Assisted clients in acquiring numerous shopping centers of all types, through traditional purchase and sale agreements, note purchase agreements and deed-in-lieu transactions.

    • Drafted and negotiated numerous leases with national tenants, including ground leases with big box retailers.

  • Associations
    • International Council of Shopping Centers

    • California State Bar

  • Publications
    • Co-authored Retail Leasing, Drafting and Negotiating the Lease, a comprehensive two-volume manual on negotiating retail leases that was published in 2007 by CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar-California.)

  • Practice Areas
  • Education
    • Indiana University Maurer School of Law (Bloomington, Ind.), J.D.

    • Indiana University Kelley School of Business (Bloomington, Ind.), M.B.A.

    • University of Michigan, B.A. in economics

  • State Bar Admissions
    • California

  • Representative Matters
    • Assisted client in acquiring and repositioning aging retail center into a state-of-the-art mixed-use development with retail, residential, office and entertainment components. Drafted and negotiated multiple purchase and sale agreements, assisted in obtaining third party consents, amended project CC&Rs, drafted and negotiated new CC&Rs, drafted and negotiated leases with regional and national tenants.

    • Assisted clients in acquiring numerous shopping centers of all types, through traditional purchase and sale agreements, note purchase agreements and deed-in-lieu transactions.

    • Drafted and negotiated numerous leases with national tenants, including ground leases with big box retailers.

  • Associations
    • International Council of Shopping Centers

    • California State Bar

  • Publications
    • Co-authored Retail Leasing, Drafting and Negotiating the Lease, a comprehensive two-volume manual on negotiating retail leases that was published in 2007 by CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar-California.)