At HUTTON, we believe that the little details are vital. We do the little things well
so that we can
make BIG things happen.

Ben Harper joined Hutton as Senior Real Estate Counsel in 2015 and was promoted to General Counsel in 2016.  Ben has more than a decade of experience in commercial real estate development.  He has extensive experience with all aspects of retail real estate development, including acquisitions, dispositions, small shop leasing, anchor tenant and big box leasing, REAs and outparcel leasing and sales.  Prior to joining Hutton, Ben was an attorney with a Husch Blackwell LLP, and worked as outside counsel to a public real estate investment trust that owns and develops shopping centers throughout the US, among other real estate development and corporate clients. Ben leads a busy legal team of 4 attorneys and 5 paralegals that closes hundreds of acquisitions, loans and sales transactions every year.  The legal team also handles leases, REAs, development agreements and entitlement use issues for Hutton’s projects across the country. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law and Covenant College.