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., Economics

State Bar Admissions

  • California

Richard Kaiser

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Richard (Rick) Kaiser provides practical advice that protects his clients’ interests while getting deals done. Mr. Kaiser represents large development companies, private REITs and retail companies in a broad range of real estate transactions. He concentrates his practice on real estate matters related to commercial developments, including neighborhood centers, lifestyle centers, regional malls, urban locations, mixed-use developments, office buildings and industrial projects. Rick has extensive experience negotiating and drafting leases (including ground leases, build-to-suit leases, reverse build-to-suit leases, specialty leases and in-line space leases), purchase and sale agreements, site development agreements, CC&Rs, REAs, OEAs and easements.

Mr. Kaiser assists clients with:

  • Drafting and negotiating leases with regional and national tenants;
  • Acquiring and repositioning aging retail centers into state-of-the-art mixed-use developments with retail, residential, office and entertainment components;
  • Acquiring shopping centers of all types, through traditional purchase and sale agreements, note purchase agreements and deed-in-lieu transactions; and
  • Drafting, negotiating and amending CC&Rs.

He also co-authored a comprehensive two-volume manual on negotiating retail leases, entitled “Retail Leasing, Drafting and Negotiating the Lease,” that was published by Continuing Education of the Bar-California. 

  • 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., Economics

  • California

  • International Council of Shopping Centers

  • California State Bar

  • “Retail Leasing, Drafting and Negotiating the Lease,” co-author, a comprehensive two-volume manual on negotiating retail leases, Continuing Education of the Bar-California, 2007