Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

Brett Lavoie

Brett A. Lavoie

Phone: 404.364.7436
Fax: 404.365.9532
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Brett A. Lavoie is a Partner in the firm’s Commercial Real Estate Development & Finance practice, where he represents clients in the acquisition, disposition, financing, development and leasing of office, industrial, retail, multi-family and mixed-use properties. Brett’s experience includes representing owners, investors and developers in structuring, negotiating, and documenting acquisitions, dispositions, and joint ventures across a wide spectrum of asset classes. Brett also has significant experience drafting and negotiating commercial office, industrial, retail and ground leases on behalf of institutional and local landords and tenants.

Representative Experience

  • Represented a national community developer in the acquisition of 800+ acres of raw land in Stafford County, Virginia for $60 million, and the sale of finished lots to six national and regional home builders.
  • Represented local owner in the creation of a joint venture to develop, lease and manage a 200,000 square foot, Class A office building, and the negotiation of joint development agreements with neighboring property owners for construction of shared infrastructure improvements.
  • Represented a large government contractor in the development and expansion of its headquarters campus, including the acquisition and development of over 350,000 square feet.
  • Represented local owner in a joint venture with a regional multi‐family developer to develop and manage a 520 unit multi-family project.
  • Represented an institutional owner in the leasing of a ten‐building office complex totaling 640,000 square feet in Austin, Texas, and a twenty‐story office tower totaling 395,000 square feet in downtown Dallas, Texas.
  • Represented the owner of a resort and conference center in the sale of 43 acres for $20 million.
  • Represented an institutional owner in the leasing of a 170,000 square foot trophy office building in Tysons Corner, Virginia.
  • Represented developer in the acquisition, financing and development of affordable and middle market, multi‐family  housing  and  community‐ serving commercial and retail properties.
  • Negotiated 2 full building leases totaling over 240,000 square feet on behalf of tenant.
  • Negotiated 82,000 square foot headquarters lease for IPO-driven tech company.


  • National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, Northern Virginia Chapter (Developing Leaders Committee: 2010-2012)
  • American Bar Association