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Ben West focuses his practice on all areas of real estate matters including ownership and development; sales and acquisitions; land planning and zoning; financing, condemnation and leasing; and both long-term ground leases and commercial leases.
Negotiated, structured, and documented the sale of real property, improved and unimproved
Negotiated, structured, and documented the acquisition and management of improved properties such as shopping centers and office parks
Negotiated, structured, and documented real estate developments from inception, including assemblage of real property for development, land planning and land use agreements, and financing
Negotiated, structured, and documented leases, including ground leases, retail leases, and farm and ranch leases
Negotiated, structured, and documented condemnation transactions
Member, State Bar of Texas
Member, Dallas Bar Association; President, Real Estate Section, 1981
Member, Texas College of Real Estate Attorneys
General Counsel and Board of Directors, Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity
General Counsel, Hillcrest Foundation
Member, Dallas Leadership Council of The University of Texas at Austin
Member, Dallas Citizens Council
Member, Brook Hollow Golf Club