David Allswang is a partner in Nixon Peabody’s Real Estate group and head of our national leasing team. He represents clients in all areas of commercial real estate.
I focus my practice on the acquisition, leasing and disposition of commercial real estate. Working on behalf of landlord entities, I have completed projects involving several million square feet of retail space. I work with clients in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Germany, England, China and Israel in relation to acquisition, disposition and leasing of retail, residential, industrial and office properties. I also provide counsel on foreign and domestic formation issues.
I lecture at conferences on lease negotiation strategies and have authored a chapter on Illinois law in the State-By-State Guide to Commercial Real Estate Leases.
E-commerce continues to expand, forcing retail landlords and tenants to adjust to an evolving landscape. Experiential retail—that which cannot be purchased online—is likely to play a material role in shopping centers for many years to come. Additionally, increased foot traffic, though not necessarily produced from traditional retail sources, will be embraced by existing tenants, which is a departure from traditional thinking.
Chicago Tribune | April 01, 2020
In this front-page article in the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Affordable Housing and Real Estate partner David Allswang provided comments that commercial landlords are bracing for a significant drop in rent payments in April amid the coronavirus crisis, citing anecdotal data from commercial property owners in London.
Commercial Leasing Alert | 02.26.21
Retail Alert | 12.17.20
Retail Alert | 04.29.20
Retail Alert | 03.16.20
Boston University School of Law, J.D.
Boston University, B.S., magna cum laude