G. Mattern (Matt) York
Counsel
Winston-Salem, NC
office 336.631.1059
  • Overview
  • Services
  • Distinctions
  • Admissions
  • Memberships
  • Community Involvement
  • Resources

Mr. York’s primary area of practice is commercial real estate. He has extensive experience representing developers, investors and business owners in a wide variety of commercial real estate matters, including development projects, joint ventures, real estate investments and dispositions, leasing, 1031 exchanges, and construction and permanent financing.

Education

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 1990
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte, M.A., 1992
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law, J.D., 2000

Experience

  • Representing national investor in the acquisition of $7.5 million office building and $8 million furniture showroom building with conduit financing
  • Representing international “big box” retail company in the acquisition and development of new locations across North Carolina
  • Representing a national retail developer in the acquisition and development of multiple parcels for $65 million shopping center
  • Representing a national investor in the disposition of $15 million single-tenant, triple-net facility
  • Representing one of the world’s largest financial institutions in the leasing and disposition of retail locations
  • Representing developer in leasing newly constructed shopping center
  • Representing a national company in the acquisition of industrial sites for re-development as mini-storage
Real Estate

Distinctions

  • Recognized as a member of the “Legal Elite” in Real Estate by Business North Carolina magazine
  • Guest lecturer on real estate law at the Kenan-Flagler Business School Real Estate Program and the Duke Law School Community Economic Development Clinic
  • Nominated for a Triangle CREW Champion Award for Professional Commercial Real Estate Service, an honor based on industry knowledge, leadership ability, negotiating skills, work ethic and creativity

Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar

Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Real Property and Zoning, Planning & Land Use sections
  • Forsyth County Bar Association, Real Property and Zoning, Planning & Land Use sections

Community Involvement

  • Winston-Salem Symphony, Board of Directors, 2013  Present
  • Provided pro bono real estate counsel for Passage Home Inc.
  • Provided pro bono real estate counsel for the Triangle Land Conservancy
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