John Livingston is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Investment and Development Team and the firm’s Energy Team. He devotes his practice to sustainable development, including mixed-use projects, LEED certified projects, and renewable energy contracting. Mr. Livingston has experience representing lenders, buyers, sellers, developers, investors, owners, managers and others in all aspects of commercial real estate development, investment and leasing, and solar and biomass developers as well as commercial and industrial energy users.

Mr. Livingston was named a 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 North Carolina "Rising Star" in Real Estate Law by Super Lawyers magazine. He has been recognized as a 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017 "Legal Elite" by Business North Carolina magazine in the area of Real Estate. Mr. Livingston is also among the first attorneys in Raleigh to be designated a LEED Accredited Professional. He was selected to participate in the 28th class of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Raleigh.

Professional & Community Activities

North Carolina Bar Association, Real Property Section, Legislative Committee, Member

Center for Energy Education, Board of Directors, Member

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) - Research Triangle Chapter, Developing Leaders Board of Directors, President

Urban Land Institute (ULI), Young Leader, Roundtable Committee

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D. (2006)
    Order of the Coif, high honors
  • University of Florida, B.S., Civil Engineering (2003)

    cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina (2006)

Who We Are

What fully engaged means to me:

Being an effective attorney, advocate, and advisor to my clients for all of their matters.

Suite 1400, 4208 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC, 27609
USA
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John C. Livingston

Experience Highlights

Land acquisition and development for major proprietary computer storage and data management company
Represented a major proprietary computer storage and data management company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, in condominiumization and more
Acquisition and financing of $30 million apartment complex
Represented national investor in acquisition and financing of $30 million apartment complex in Charlotte, North Carolina. more
Lease of municipal convention center roof for installation of solar PV panels
Represented solar developer in leasing space from the City of Raleigh on its convention center roof for the installation of solar PV electric panels. more
Real estate and construction consultation to Kane Realty on a continuing care retirement community project
Represented Kane Realty as a joint venture partner involved in the development and construction of a continuing care retirement community (CCRC), more