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Tyler S. Bobes


Tyler Bobes


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Tyler is a partner and Chair of Walter Haverfield’s Real Estate Group and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. His practice is national in scope, and he serves as a trusted advisor to publicly traded companies, Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs), private equity funds, lenders, family offices and other private and public developers and owners of commercial real estate. Tyler has extensive experience structuring, negotiating and closing all types of complex development, redevelopment, lease, and purchase and sale transactions.


  • 2024 – Tyler Bobes received a 2024 Best Lawyers recognition for Real Estate Law.



  • Represented a privately held company in a complex asset purchase sale to a private equity firm
  • Represented a publicly traded company in the acquisition, disposition and lease of facilities, plants and offices nationwide
  • Represented a publicly traded secondary educational institution in long-term lease agreements located in Class A office buildings nationwide
  • Represented a national banking institution in long-term lease agreements for retail branches and office space nationwide
  • Represented both publicly held developers and private developers in retail leasing matters, including anchor/big box tenant leases, in-line tenant leases, ground leases, relocation and expansion agreements and lease assignments
  • Represented private developer in the leasing and redevelopment of regional shopping centers Represented both landlords and tenants in the leasing of retail space, office space, warehouses and industrial parks
  • Represented a publicly held company in connection with the sale and leaseback of its corporate headquarters
  • Represented a Fortune 500 company in the acquisition of manufacturing facilities nationwide Represented a Fortune 500 company in the sale-leaseback of a multi-million-dollar manufacturing, warehousing distribution center in Miami, Florida
  • Represented a large publicly held REIT in connection with a joint venture relating to a 100+ acre mixed-use development project
  • Represented a large publicly held REIT in the disposition of retail shopping centers
  • Represented a private developer in a 1031 like-kind exchange of multiple properties located in multiple states


  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar Association


  • “Exploring Private Easements,” HalfMoon Education Inc. Seminar: “Fee Not So Simple: Understanding Relative Rights to Land Access and Use,” 2013
  • “Re-Negotiating the Lease: Tenant Transfer/Exit Strategies,” National Business Institute Seminar: “Retail, Office and Restaurant Leases: Key Provisions and Warranties,” 2013
  • “Navigating the Retail Lease: A Road Map to Drafting and Negotiating Common Retail Lease Provisions,” ICSC 2012 Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and Michigan Retail Development and Law Symposium, 2012