Preston Lloyd focuses his practice on general real estate transactions and land use.  He assists owners and developers in the entire development cycle, from negotiating the purchase/sale of land, to site development, financing, and leasing.  He has helped clients obtain land use approvals and structure public finance of projects in jurisdictions spanning from Hampton Roads to Richmond to Charlottesville.

Preston Lloyd focuses his practice on general real estate transactions and land use.  He assists owners and developers in the entire development cycle, from negotiating the purchase/sale of land, to site development, financing, and leasing.  He has helped clients obtain land use approvals and structure public finance of projects in jurisdictions spanning from Hampton Roads to Richmond to Charlottesville.

Mr. Lloyd’s experience includes working with local governments to obtain rezonings, special use permits, and other approvals for retail centers, multi-family and student housing projects, hotels, residential communities, a regional mixed-use town center, farm wineries and wireless telecommunications facilities.  He has assisted regional and national developers in connection with joint ventures and various complex equity and conventional financing structures, and has experience with the acquisition, financing and development of multi-family housing intended to qualify for federal low-income housing tax credits.  He has represented rural landowners in the drafting and negotiation of conservation easements.

Mr. Lloyd is a member of the Virginia Bar Association and the Richmond Bar Association, serving on the RBA Pro Bono Committee.  He currently chairs the Site Development Committee of the board of directors of Virginia Supportive Housing.  He is a member of the Urban Land Institute of Richmond and the Greater Richmond Association of Commercial Real Estate.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lloyd served as summer law clerk in the Norfolk Circuit Court and as a Governor’s Fellow in the Office of Governor Mark R. Warner.  Mr. Lloyd received both his law degree and a bachelor of arts degree in politics and history from the University of Virginia.