John R. Haynes

John R. Haynes

Partner

Expertise

  • Economic Development
  • Affordable Housing and Community Development
  • Commercial Leasing

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Tennessee, U.S.A.

Profile

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's 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.

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1986

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1986, Order of the Coif
  • Transylvania University, B.A., 1983
Areas of Practice

Affordable Housing and Community Development | Commercial Leasing | Economic Development | Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Property | Institutional Investment | Real Estate | Real Estate Acquisitions and Dispositions | Real Estate Finance and Development