John Hunter is a pure economic development attorney, as his practice is entirely focused on proactively assisting and counseling corporate clients during all phases of the site-selection process when those clients are looking to expand, consolidate, or relocate some form of company operation. Whether the client project at hand entails a headquarters or back-office need, an R&D facility, a distribution center and/or new manufacturing facility, or even a data-center co-lo or server farm locational need, John has over a 20-year track record of successfully advising clients and negotiating incentive packages of varying needs and sizes in each of these facility categories throughout the Southeast United States and, more particularly, throughout the Carolinas.
Having previously served as the director of economic development for the two-state, 16-county Charlotte Regional Partnership, John is able to bring a unique perspective and understanding as well as a long-established and loyal network of public and private support to his clients project’s needs while deftly assisting those clients navigate the site-selection process. John has negotiated and obtained some of the largest, most successful state and local incentive packages ever awarded in the Carolinas on behalf of both domestic and international clients such as Google, First Quality Tissue, Samsung, SPX, Rooms-To-Go, CompuCom, Mitsubishi Nuclear, and CTL Packaging. He and his team also regularly counsel and assist clients on issues involving real estate, environmental site assessment, regulatory and permitting, public finance, as well as state and local tax and general corporate matters.
Articles in the National Law Review database by John Nathan Hunter