Jake Hendricks acts as outside general counsel to clients in all areas of real estate, banking, business, construction and commercial finance matters, as well as related litigation. Jake frequently advises real estate developers, property managers, investors, construction companies, brokers, homeowner’s associations, and other businesses and individuals on complex real estate, finance and commercial transactions. Jake’s practice has a significant emphasis on real estate development projects, and he regularly represents clients throughout the entire development process, including subdivision and entitlements, partnership documentation, and construction and long term financing.
Jake likewise has extensive experience in the development, conversion and administration of common interest communities, such as residential, commercial and mixed-use condominiums, cooperatives, and planned communities. He also routinely negotiates and closes property acquisitions and dispositions, commercial lease agreements (both landlord and tenant), financing arrangements (both debt and equity), construction contracts, easements and restrictive covenants and many other residential and commercial real estate matters. In addition, Jake represents numerous lenders in closing new construction, real estate and asset-based loans. Jake’s commercial lending practice ranges from complicated multi-property portfolios to single asset or entity acquisitions. Jake also regularly litigates real estate, business and banking disputes in both state and federal courts.
Last, both prior to joining Felhaber and today, Jake is a developer and business strategist on new developments, acquisitions, and dispositions for a regional self-storage developer and operator based in Fargo, ND.