A member of the Real Estate, Public Finance, and Financial Services practice groups, Dan Burke counsels individuals and organizations from the initial stages of contract drafting and negotiation, through due diligence, to closing. In the process, he handles all aspects of the purchase, sale, financing and development of real estate.
Committed to helping clients initiate, develop and close deals that further their business objectives, Dan serves as lender’s counsel for both loan issuance and foreclosure matters. In a broad range of financial distress situations, he negotiates and facilitates favorable results through workouts, restructurings, receiverships and liquidation of real estate portfolios.
National and regional companies turn to Dan for guidance in the zoning and permitting process. He has helped obtain permits for grocery chains, shopping centers, retail stores and public utility uses. Dan also advises on complex zoning map and text amendments, comprehensive land use planning and zoning analyses and special exception and variance applications. In addition, he often assists health care clients with property tax exemptions and other real estate needs.
Within the future energy arena, he negotiates conservation easements for wetlands, reviews wind farms leases and has counseled regarding landfill-gas-to-energy agreements.
A growing portion of Dan’s practice focuses on redevelopment incentives. He represents developers and municipalities in implementing incentives such as Missouri tax increment financing, Chapter 100 industrial revenue bonds, transportation development district (TDD) and community improvement district (CID) financing, and Chapter 353 tax abatement.