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Johnston Allison & Hord Attorneys
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Johnston, Allison & Hord
1065 East Morehead Street
Charlotte, NC 28204
704.332.1181    Fax: 704.376.1628
Brian J. Schoeck PARTNER
Tel: 704-998-2252 | Fax: 704-376-1628
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  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Lender Financing
  • Land Use and Planning
  • Corporate Transactional
  • Securities


  • University of Florida (J.D., High Honors, 1997)
  • University of Florida (M.B.A., concentration in real estate, High Honors, 1990)
  • University of Florida (B.S. in Finance, High Honors, 1988)


  • North Carolina, 1997

Representative Transactions

  • Represented regional bank in loan transaction to finance the construction and upfit of a movie theatre.
  • Represented regional bank financing the acquisition and construction of a convenience store/gas station.
  • Represented developer on development of 450 acre mixed use real estate development.
  • In fill, mixed use projects, including rezoning of the site.
  • Nonprofit organization, acquisition and rehab of older property located in East Charlotte. 
  • Represented closely held businesses with private offering of equity financing, bank financing, and secured transactions.
  • Acquisition and sales closings, builder lot-takedown, and lease transactions.
  • Completed condominium and unit owner's associations documents for both residential and commercial/industrial condominium projects and conversions.
  • Advised and worked with developer on redevelopment of Uptown site with mixed-use commercial and residential components, which included air rights components.
  • Represented clients in projects and transactions involving retail centers, office, medical, industrial, hotel, residential, multifamily and amenity use properties.

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America in Real Estate Law (2014 - 2019)
  • Chambers USA recognized attorney for Real Estate Law (2018)
  • Order of Coif, University of Florida
  • Editor, Florida Law Review, 1996-1997

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Advisory Board, Charlotte Hometrust Bank (2015-Present)
  • President, Stingray Aquatics Board of Directors (2013-Present)
  • Board of Directors, Project 658 (2013-Present)
  • Board of Directors, Bless Back Worldwide (2010-Present)
  • Hemby Children's Hospital Committee, The Presbyterian Hospital Foundation (2002-Present) 
  • Advisory Board, Charlotte Sports Outreach Institute (2012-2013)
  • Board of Directors, Pine Lake Country Club (2010-2013; Vice President, 2012)
  • Board of Managers, Dowd YMCA (2001-2006)
  • Finance Committee Chairman, Dowd YMCA (2003-2004)
  • Division Chairman, Community Outreach Campaign, Dowd YMCA (2002-2004)