Real Estate


John Simmons’ practice spans all aspects of retail, office, and warehouse leasing transactions. His experience includes negotiation and drafting of leasing agreements, title review and analysis, and review and negotiation of sophisticated shopping center development and easement agreements. His client base ranges from large retailers such as Staples, Bed Bath & Beyond, Ulta Beauty, and Golf Town to small start-up companies to landlords such as Finard Properties.

John also has experience with real estate transactional work for telecommunications clients, assisting with all aspects of cellular telecommunications site development work, including negotiating and drafting licenses, leases, and other contracts and agreements. He oversees local, state, and federal environmental, wetlands, and historic preservation (NEPA) permitting / due diligence efforts in relation to these projects.


Washington University – J.D., 1997
Emerson College – B.S., 1992

Bar Admissions

Professional Affiliations
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)