John Livingston focuses his practice on sustainable development, including mixed-use projects, LEED certified projects, and renewable energy contracting. Mr. Livingston has experience representing developers in all aspects of commercial real estate development, investment and leasing.

While in law school, Mr. Livingston was named a Chancellor Scholar and Dameron Law Scholar. He was a staff member and symposium editor for the North Carolina Law Review.

Mr. Livingston was named a 2010, 2013 and 2014 North Carolina "Rising Star" in Real Estate Law by Super Lawyers magazine. He has been recognized as a 2013 "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

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
t +1 919.420.1768
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John C. Livingston

Experience Highlights

Acquisition, disposition and leasing of commercial properties for a North Carolina-based real estate firm
Assisted a North Carolina-based real estate firm in connection with its acquisition, disposition and leasing of multiple Triangle area projects, more
Community college solar PV and solar thermal lease and purchase agreement
Represented community college in lease of rooftop for solar PV and solar thermal panels and the purchase of solar thermal energy. 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
Borrower representation for loan to Goldsboro Milling Company
Represented Goldsboro Milling Company in securing a $187 million loan from multiple lenders secured by personal and real property in multiple states. more