Peter represents clients in all major aspects of transactional real estate law, including property acquisition and disposition, land use and development, leasing and subleasing, real estate finance and real estate brokerage matters. His clients have included large global retailers, professional sports franchises, hotel and restaurant developers, major industrial and manufacturing businesses, software and information technology companies, entities engaged in commercial transportation and waste disposal, and owners of retail and other properties.
Peter focuses his practice on complex transactions involving the multi-purpose development and redevelopment of large-scale properties in Pennsylvania, which frequently include extensive and innovative arrangements with public and quasi-public agencies for the use of former industrial, commercial and institutional sites. In connection with such transactions, Peter has assisted clients in securing public-private financing, and entering into partnership and development agreements governing the use and development of Brownfield and "grayfield" sites. Another focus of Peter's practice is representing professional sports franchises throughout the United States in negotiations with public and private landowners for the development, lease and funding for stadiums and arenas.
Peter also has extensive experience in representing publicly held and privately owned businesses in complex mergers and acquisitions and related financing practices, as well as related securities compliance matters. He has lectured extensively on issues of real estate law and commercial development in Western Pennsylvania.