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Mark F. Grant

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Overview

Mark F. Grant is Florida Bar Board Certified in Real Estate Law and Condominium and Planned Development Law. He concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate acquisition and development, condominium and homeowner association documentation, commercial leasing, workouts and commercial lending. He has represented thousands of clients in the acquisition, financing and development of residential, commercial and industrial properties. Mr. Grant has a statewide reputation as a specialist in the area of large residential, commercial, hotel, and mixed use developments. In addition to representing developers and other purchasers and sellers of real estate, Mr. Grant serves as counsel to country clubs, condominium and homeowner associations.

Mr. Grant served as Co-Chairman of the Condominium and Planned Development Committee of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar. He is a frequent lecturer for The Florida Bar and the University of Miami Institute on condominium and cluster developments, and serves as a faculty member of that Institute. He has also lectured on the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 for the American Bar Association at its annual convention and for Multi-Housing World at its annual convention.

Mr. Grant authored a chapter in The Florida Bar’s treatise, Condominium and Homeowners’ Association Law and Practice and wrote two articles published in The Nova Law Review, one entitled: ‘Ocean Trail Unit Owners Association, Inc. v. Mead: Democracy or Tyranny – The Supreme Court of Florida Properly Finds in Favor of Condominium Board’ and the other entitled: “RIS Investment Group, Inc. v. Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Florida Land Sales, Condominiums, and Mobile Homes: Condominium Associations Cheated: The Fourth District Denies Assessments Imposed upon Developer-Owned Unconstructed Condominium Units.”

In April 2008, Mr. Grant was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL), and presently serves as Chair of its Common Interest Ownership Committee. Mr. Grant is a former Member of the Board of Directors of the United Jewish Community of Broward County and, in addition, served as Chairman of its Business and Professional Division. He is a past President of The Wharton School Club of South Florida; past Chairman of the Motion Picture and Television Task Force of the Broward Economic Development Council, Inc.; past Chairman of the Advisory Board and past President of the Broward County Film Society. He has also served as Chairperson and Special Advisor to the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • New York

Education

  • J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, 1972
  • B.S., Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania, 1968
Experience

Professional and Community Involvement

  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Member
    • Common Interest Ownership Committee, Chair
  • The Florida Bar, Member
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Member
  • Investors Council of the Broward Alliance, Past Chair
  • United Jewish Community of Broward County, Past Member, Board of Directors
    • Business and Professional Division, Past Chair
  • Wharton School Club of South Florida, Past Member, Board of Directors
  • American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Downtown Council, Co-Chair
    • Executive Council, Member

Speaking Engagements

  • CIRA’s Common Interest Realty Associations Conference
  • Distressed Multi-Family and Fractured Condominium Symposium: Practical Applications in Today’s Market
  • ACREL’s Meeting, Hotel Condominiums, March 2012
Awards

Recognitions

  • Martindale-Hubbell, Rated AV Preeminent®
  • U.S. News & World Report, “Best Lawyers in America,” Real Estate Law, 2006-2019
  • South Florida Legal Guide, “Top Lawyers,” 2002-2015, 2017, 2019
  • Super Lawyers magazine, “Florida Super Lawyers,” Real Estate, 2006-2018
  • Florida Trend magazine, “Legal Elite,” 2006-2008, 2011, 2013, 2016-2018
  • U.S. News & World Report, “Lawyer of the Year,” Real Estate Law, 2017
  • The American Lawyer magazine, “Top Rated Lawyers,” 2012
  • The Legal 500, Recommended, Real Estate & Construction, 2009
  • South Florida Business Journal, Named “Best of the Bar,” 2005-2006
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