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Jean Pierre  Boyea
Biography

Much of Jean Boyea’s work focuses on the representation of commercial landlords of shopping centers and mixed-use developments (retail/office and retail/residential) in a broad range of transactional matters from the sale and acquisition of properties to development and refinancing, with a special emphasis on retail leasing and day-to-day landlord/tenant issues.  His clients include landlords, tenants, developers, lenders and investment entities.


Jean also has extensive experience with retail and office tenant representation, land acquisition and development, limited liability companies, joint ventures, limited partnerships, and real estate-related financing transactions, as well as mechanic’s liens, easements, foreclosures, workouts, property owners’ associations and mortgage fraud cases.

Education

  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 1994
  • LBJ School of Public Affairs, M.P.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 1994
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Rice University, 1986

Related Industry

Representative Matters
  • From top-end properties with haute couture retailers to neighborhood strip centers, Jean represents numerous shopping centers and mixed-use developments in acquisition, leasing, financing and day-to-day operations.
  • Represents a restaurant chain with 500+ employees in all of its real estate and corporate needs.
  • Represented a national retail tenant in leasing (approximately 2 million square feet of total retail lease space), in the acquisition and sale of corporate properties, and as a real estate legal consultant in litigation and bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Assisted a developer of residential subdivisions in acquisition, financing, partnership and homeowners’ association matters on numerous projects.
  • A large United States city engaged Jean in its efforts to create a downtown street-level retail district.
  • Negotiated a purchase contract for redevelopment of a downtown Dallas skyscraper.
  • Represented a client evaluating and submitting bids to the United States government for the development of post office properties.
  • Represented victims of mortgage fraud in successful workouts with their lenders, and in efforts to hold mortgage fraud perpetrators responsible for their misdeeds.
  • From pre-foreclosure due diligence through post-closing obligations, Jean represents a major national lender in foreclosures upon, and subsequent dispositions of, large-scale multifamily assets.
Noteworthy
  • Selected by attorney peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2018.
  • One of six attorneys honored for Real Estate Law in the Dallas 500 list ("The Most Powerful Business Leaders in Dallas - Fort Worth") by D CEO Magazine, 2016 (the inaugural edition) & 2017.
  • Jean represented Securus Technologies in its International Business Park lease, which was named the #7 Biggest Lease in the Dallas - Fort Worth area in 2015 according to Bisnow DFW News.
  • Prior to his legal career, Jean worked as a business consultant for a Big Eight accounting firm, handling diverse consulting projects in the United States, Mexico and Belize.
  • Managing Editor, LBJ Journal of Public Affairs, University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs
Activities & Memberships
  • American, Texas and Dallas Bar Associations
  • International Council of Shopping Centers