John R. Haynes

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  • Roundabout Plaza
    1600 Division Street
    Suite 700
    Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.252.2343
F: 615.252.6343
Secretary:
P: 615.252.3550
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John R. Haynes

Partner
John Haynes' primary practice involves the development, acquisition, financing, leasing and sale of institutional quality investment properties, with a special emphasis on serving German institutional clients and asset managers. John has assisted many German investors in structuring various investments, including fee simple purchases, ground leases, master leases and joint ventures with owners and developers who are based in the United States. He is one of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings' delegates to AFIRE, the Association for Foreign Investment in Real Estate. As counsel to various investors, John has closed transactions with a total value in excess of $2,000,000,000.

John Haynes' primary practice involves the development, acquisition, financing, leasing and sale of institutional quality investment properties, with a special emphasis on serving German institutional clients and asset managers. John has assisted many German investors in structuring various investments, including fee simple purchases, ground leases, master leases and joint ventures with owners and developers who are based in the United States. He is one of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings' delegates to AFIRE, the Association for Foreign Investment in Real Estate. As counsel to various investors, John has closed transactions with a total value in excess of $2,000,000,000.

John’s clients actively develop, own, lease and manage properties across the United States with special emphasis on renal clinics and other healthcare facilities. As counsel to developers, John is typically involved from project inception throughout the life of each project, including negotiating purchase contracts, leases, joint venture agreements, development agreements, construction contracts and loan documents.

John has a special interest in urban redevelopment projects, having served as lead real estate counsel to Nashville’s housing and redevelopment agency for many years. He has structured and closed many tax increment financing loans and other development incentives, including various public/private partnership transactions. He has represented public housing agencies as well as private developers with regard to the construction and financing of affordable and low income housing, including projects financed with bonds, low income housing tax credits and various state and federal grants, including HOME and HOPE VI Revitalization Grants. John regularly represents developers, public agencies, owners, property managers and lenders.

Distinctions

  • Listed in Nashville Business Journal, "Best of the Bar," Commercial Real Estate; 2004, 2006, 2011-2012
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law, 2007-2014
  • Listed in Chambers USA, Real Estate, 2003-2014
  • Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers, Real Estate, 2011-2013

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Nashville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Sections of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; Business Law; Affordable Housing and Community Development Forum; and Construction Industry Forum)
  • NAIOP
  • Association for Commercial Real Estate
  • American Health Lawyers Association