Justin T. Starling


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Justin Starling has been actively involved in more than $10 billion in financings and $2.5 billion in real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and development and redevelopment projects. Justin advises clients on complex commercial real estate and financial transactions, including representing a number of regional and national publicly traded real estate investment trusts (REITs). Formerly a senior planner for the City of Jackson, Mississippi Department of Planning and Development, Justin also has significant experience in land development and zoning issues.

Working with real estate developers and investors and borrowers and lenders, Justin’s practice involves:

  • Real Estate – Advising on the acquisition, financing, development, and sale of commercial properties; experience with redevelopment projects, including public/private partnerships; experience with real estate joint ventures.
  • Commercial Finance – Advising on structuring real estate and other asset-based loan transactions; experience in CMBS loans and syndicated credit facilities.
  • Economic Incentives – Advising on property tax abatement, tax increment financing (TIF), and other governmental incentives.

Drawing upon his experience in urban planning, Justin is a valuable resource to the firm’s real estate group on title, survey, and land use issues. Justin also has experience in real estate transactions that involve multiple sources of capital, including equity, debt, government grants, economic incentives, and federal tax credits.


Urban Land Institute (ULI) Memphis, Programs Committee

University Neighborhoods Development Corporation — Board Member