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

Timothy M. Hughes

Phone813.221.7428

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Zoning and Land Use
  • Agribusiness and Cooperatives
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Financial Services
  • Solar
 
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
 
Memberships 

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
•St. Petersburg Bar Association, Real Property Committee
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. Paul Catholic School Dad's Club, Executive Board Member
•Urban Land Institute
•International Council of Shopping Centers
•Tampa Bay Partnership/CEO Direct Program (Class of 2013)
•Leadership Tampa Bay (Class of 2008)

 
Biography

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

Tim has extensive experience representing buyers, sellers, investors, developers and lenders throughout Florida, with an emphasis on West Central and Southwest Florida, 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 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 such as water use/restoration permitting, rezonings, comprehensive plan amendments, transfers of development rights, wetzoning, 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 agricultural, retail, office, and industrial 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.

Honors

•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

News Releases

03.31.2014 Timothy M. Hughes Graduates the Tampa Bay Partnership's CEO Direct Program

Publications

11.01.2007 Expedited Comprehensive Plan Amendments in Urban Areas - A Pilot Program, The Hillsborough County Bar AssociationLawyer(Magazine) Vol. 18, No. 3

10.01.2007 House Bill 7203: Growth Management Reform - Fixing the Glitches, Pipelining, Streamlining and Other Evolutional Changes,Florida Bar JournalVol. 81, No. 9

10.01.2007 Reduced State Review of Comprehensive Plan Amendments in Urban Areas - A Pilot Program,Paraclete(St. Petersburg Bar Association Magazine)

09.01.2007 Concurrency and DRI Reforms of House Bill 7203: A Legislative Update, ActionLine Vol. XXIX, No. 1

1998 U.S. v. Scheffer: What is Left of the Polygraph in Criminal Trials? 10 St. Thomas L. Rev. 653

 
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Timothy M. Hughes

101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 2800
TampaFL 33602




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