Christopher J. Preate, a member of the Business Law Department in the Real Estate Practice Group, joined the firm’s Philadelphia office in December of 2000.
Christopher concentrates his practice on local, regional and national transactions, including joint venture arrangements; project finance transactions; office, industrial and retail leases; transactions involving the development of office, retail and other commercial uses; financing and work-out transactions; and municipal land use matters. His clients include investors and owners in restaurant, multifamily properties, office buildings, educational assets, commercial retail sites and retail shopping centers.
Christopher is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and is a U.S. Green Building Council LEED accredited professional with a comprehensive understanding of green building practices, principles and goals.
Christopher received his Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Scranton in 1993 and earned his law degree, cum laude, from Widener University School of Law in 1996.