Kurt D. Nondorf
BiographyKurt Nondorf has almost 30 years of experience in real estate transactions law, including the representation of institutional clients in connection with the acquisition, sale, financing, and leasing of office buildings, apartment complexes, industrial sites, warehouses, and hotels. His most frequent assignments involve work in the commercial capital and leasing markets, representing buyers and sellers of improved properties and landlords and tenants in commercial leases.
Most recently, Mr. Nondorf has spent a considerable portion of his practice on office building acquisitions, sales and financings for multiple fund clients, including a number of portfolio sales and acquisitions of improved property. His recent experience also includes representation of developer clients and large tenants in build-to-suit transactions.
Mr. Nondorf's experience in the leasing area includes the representation of two large and well-respected law firms in connection with the leasing of their headquarters locations in newly constructed office projects. Mr. Nondorf regularly represents large tenants and institutional landlords in office building leasing. He has worked on several leases of over 400,000 square feet.
Mr. Nondorf is also managing partner of the firm's Houston office.
Attorney Profile: Kurt Nondorf — Leading the team
Mr. Nondorf is active with several professional associations, including ULI, NAIOP, and HOLBA. He is a member of: the Real Estate Committee of the Economic Development Advisory Board of the Greater Houston Partnership, the Houston Real Estate Lawyers Council, and the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. He also is a past chair of the board of directors of the Real Estate Section of the Houston Bar Association.
Mr. Nondorf is a member of the Board of Trustees for Houston Christian High School and a member of the Foundation Board of First Methodist Church (where he has held positions of Chair of Finance and Chair of Trustees); he is a member of the Board of Directors for two other charities, Clarewood House (where he serves as Chair) and Covenant House; he also serves on the Audit Committee for Central Houston; and is involved in addressing the issues of the homeless in Houston.
Mr. Nondorf is ranked as a top tier Real Estate attorney in the 2010-2012 editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. He is noted in the Chambers USA 2012 guide for "the large amount of work he conducts on behalf of developers." Mr. Nondorf was also named a "Super Lawyer" (2003-2012) by Thomson Reuters, is listed in the 2006-2013 editions of The Best Lawyers in America under Real Estate Law, and was named a 2009 and 2010 Houston "Top Lawyer" by H Texas magazine. He is included in the Real Estate chapter of Who's Who Legal: Texas (2007-2008) and The International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers (2009-2012).
Speeches / Publications
Mr. Nondorf is a frequent speaker on issues related to office buildings sales, acquisitions and leasing. Past topics include:
Links to Publications