Joe Creech is co-chair of Venable's Commercial Real Estate Practice Group. Joe focuses his practice on commercial real estate law, including the acquisition, development, financing, leasing, and disposition of real property. He represents real estate investment trusts (REITs), institutional lenders, commercial developers, real estate advisers, investors, and real property owners in commercial real estate transactions across major U.S. markets. Joe has led negotiations on transactions involving all major property types, including office buildings, industrial facilities, retail centers, and multifamily projects.
His experience also encompasses more nuanced property types and transactions, such as healthcare and senior living facilities, multi-million-dollar credit facilities, air rights purchase rights, and retail, medical office, and industrial property developments.
Often providing strategic transactional planning, Joe has broad experience with a wide range of corporate real estate matters, including conventional loan origination and securitized loan servicing, as well as the structuring and negotiation of joint venture agreements. He handles various commercial and retail leasing transactions, sales, and distressed asset workouts.
Joe also counsels clients on mixed-use projects and commercial shopping centers, and advises on real estate and property portfolio management matters, and construction and design contracting issues.