Christopher W. Papavasiliou is an associate in the Real Estate and Finance Department. Chris represents lenders, developers, educational institutions, individuals, municipalities and non-profit organizations in connection with the acquisition and disposition of real estate, financing, leasing, land use, subdivision control law and condominium matters. Chris also frequently represents owners in the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts and architectural services agreements.
- Represented a client in the disposition of a trophy retail asset in Boston’s Back Bay.
- Represented a lender in connection with a $27,000,000 loan secured by a retail center in Northern Virginia.
- Represented a client in the acquisition of a multi-family building in Boston’s North End.
- Represented the owner in the negotiation of a construction contract, a related architectural services agreement and a separate design build agreement in connection with the $13 million renovation of office and lab space.
Chris is a member of the Urban Land Institute and the Boston Bar Association. He is actively involved in the Urban Land Institute’s Real Estate Advisory Committee and recently co-chaired a Technical Assistance Panel in Barnstable, Massachusetts, which evaluated parking needs and traffic patterns in and around Main Street, Hyannis.
During law school, Chris served as an articles editor on the Emory Law Journal. In addition, he worked part-time in the legal department of a residential real estate investment trust.
Before law school, he served as a trial clerk with the United States Tax Court, traveling across the country, and worked in the closing department of a large mortgage company.