Bruce C. Stuart is a founding partner of Stuart Kane LLP, and practices in the Real Estate group.

Experience

Mr. Stuart’s experience encompasses a wide range of transactional real estate, including acquisition, development, construction and permanent financing, joint ventures, leasing, and disposition. He has significant experience in the acquisition, development, leasing, financing, and disposition of a variety of commercial development projects including office, industrial, retail, hospitality, medical office and assisted/senior living. He has very extensive experience in, shopping center development, financing, and leasing.

Mr. Stuart’s representative clients include:

  • The Irvine Company
  • Donahue Schriber Realty Group L.P.
  • The Curci Companies
  • ICI Development Company
  • Spring Creek Investors
  • IHP Capital Partners
  • W. Mitchell Company

He has lectured for the California Continuing Education of the Bar on commercial real property leasing, real property financing, major real property acquisitions, and recent developments in real estate law. He has also participated in roundtable and panel presentations at the International Council of Shopping Centers Idea Exchange, Fall Convention/Deal Making Conference and Annual Law Conference.

His practice covers developments principally in California and the western United States.

Prior to becoming a founding partner of Stuart Kane LLP, Mr. Stuart was a shareholder and chair of the real estate practice at Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth.

Recent Real Estate Transactions

  • Represented developer in sale of four industrial buildings spanning 85,000 square feet in Orange County.
  • Represented developer in a participating construction loan for 270,000 square foot office building project in Denver, Colorado.
  • Represented Newport Beach-based real estate developer in sale of $10 million anchor tenant building in shopping center in Sacramento, California.
  • Represented Newport Beach-based real estate developer in $9.7 million sale of single tenant retail building in Arcadia, California.
  • Represented developer in forming joint venture for development of approximately 360-unit apartment project and service retail.
  • Represented developer in lease negotiations with Whole Foods for two different 50,000 square foot flagship stores in Northern California and Southern California.Represented Irvine-based commercial real estate owner in acquisition of 366,000 square foot industrial building in Inland Empire.
  • Represented commercial real estate owner in sale of four industrial buildings in Moreno Valley, California.
  • Represented landowner in sale of Target Store in Cupertino, California.
  • Represented investor in joint venture in connection with acquisition and development of large single-family home and condominium development in Ventura County, California.
  • Represented private real estate investment trust (REIT) in acquisition of 62,000 square foot shopping center in the State of Washington.
  • Represented private real estate investment trust (REIT) in acquisition of 175,000 square foot shopping center in San Jose, California.
  • Represented private real estate investment trust (REIT) in acquisition of 91,000 square foot shopping center in Berkeley, California.
  • Represented private real estate investment trust (REIT) in acquisition of 82,000 square foot shopping center in Seattle, Washington.
  • Represented private real estate investment trust (REIT) in $109 million loan for the acquisition of three shopping centers.
  • Represented private real estate investment trust (REIT) in acquisition of 197,000 square foot shopping center in Contra Costa County, California.

News About Bruce Stuart

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Five Stuart Kane Partners Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2018

Bruce Stuart Participates in Orange County Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Roundtable 

Stuart Kane Partner Bruce Stuart Honored at Cornelia Connelly Benefit Dinner

Stuart Kane Represents Peninsula Retail Partners in Joint Venture, Expansion of Real Estate Portfolio