Management Agreements


Carlton Fields’ attorneys have extensive knowledge of the issues involved in the development, management, financing, and disposition of hotels. We offer members of the hotel and hospitality industries multidisciplinary teams of attorneys with strong backgrounds in the areas of finance, development, land use planning, environmental regulation, construction, employment law, business transactions, and litigation. We provide advice in connection with land acquisition, title matters, project finance, zoning and development permitting, design and construction agreements, land development, and negotiation of agreements such as management and operating agreements, franchise agreements, leases, and employment contracts.


  • Negotiation and preparation of a hotel development and management agreement for a project on the campus of a large state university.
  • Representation of a high-end hotel chain in management agreements for hotels in California and Florida.
  • Drafting of underlying organizational documents, negotiation of management agreement, and handling of construction loan transaction for a 107-room $10 million hotel near an executive airport.
  • Representation of national hotel chain in connection with controversies with its franchisees involving debt and other franchise agreement obligations, including termination of franchise for quality deficiencies.


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