Timothy M. Hughes: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Timothy M. Hughes


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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Zoning and Land Use
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Financial Services
University University of South Florida, B.A., 1996; Vice President and Treasurer - Legalis Society, 1994-1996
Law SchoolSt. Thomas University School of Law, J.D., 1999; Managing Editor - St. Thomas Law Review, 1998-1999); Articles Editor - St. Thomas Law Review, 1997-1998
Admitted1999, Florida

Timothy M. Hughes' primary areas of practice are: commercial real estate transactions; land development; zoning, planning and land use; and commercial leasing.

Tim has extensive experience representing buyers, sellers, investors, developers and lenders in a broad range of commercial real estate transactions, land development and land use matters ranging from the purchase and sale of large-scale assemblages of unimproved agricultural lands to the purchase and sale of planned residential communities, multi-family housing projects, retail neighborhood and regional shopping centers, office buildings, industrial/warehouse centers, medical facilities, golf courses and commercial out parcel sites, and assisting clients with the financing transactions associated with each. Tim's representation typically begins with site/project due diligence, contract negotiation and preparation and the handling of all aspects of land acquisition, including the issuance of title insurance, and continues with the procurement of land use approvals and entitlements. Tim represents land owners and developers on a state-wide basis in all phases of commercial, residential and mixed-use development projects, including obtaining governmental approval of various permits and approvals such as rezonings, variances, comprehensive plan amendments, transfers of development rights, special/conditional use permits, wetzoning, adequate public facility development agreements, vested rights, concurrency approvals, commercial site plan applications and subdivision plats, as well as the planning and preparation of project governance documents. Tim also has broad experience representing commercial retail, office, industrial and agricultural landlords and tenants in commercial leasing matters including lease negotiation and preparation, landlord/tenant disputes, applications for ad valorem tax exemptions and ad valorem tax appeals. In addition, Tim has extensive experience representing governmental clients in negotiating contracts and providing general legal advice and counseling on matters such as the Sunshine Law and Public Records Law.


· AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional and Community Affiliations

· The Florida Bar, Development & Governmental Regulation of Real Estate Committee; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section; Environmental and Land Use Law Section; and Administrative Law Section

· Hillsborough County Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section

· St. Petersburg Bar Association, Real Property Section

· The Florida Bar Journal, former member Editorial Board (2001-2004)

· Florida Bar News, former member Editorial Board (2001-2004)

· St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Public Policy Committee; Downtown Waterfront Master Plan Task Force

· St. Jude Cathedral School Association, Fundraising Co-Chair

· Urban Land Institute

· Philip A. Bryant Melanoma Foundation, Inc., former Board member

· Leadership Tampa Bay (Class of 2008)


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Timothy M. Hughes

101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 2800
TampaFL 33602


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