As a member of the Real Estate Group, Ted focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions and real estate finance. He regularly represents lenders in commercial loan transactions and serves the needs of banks and other financial institutions with an emphasis on the "workout" of distressed assets, including SBA loans. He represents developers of office, retail, industrial, and residential projects and his work for clients includes entity formation, the acquisition of raw and improved real estate, preparation of restrictive covenants for planned commercial, residential and mixed-use developments, financing of real estate developments, and the sale and leasing of such developments. Ted's practice involves complex real estate title examinations, including review of mineral and development rights issues.
Responsive and personable, Ted Shipley is driven to provide clients with detailed work on a punctual basis and to save clients from future hassles by getting it right the first time.
Ted serves as a Member of the North Carolina Capital Facilities Finance Agency, which provides tax-exempt bond financing to private educational institutions. Ted also serves as the Chairman of the New Hanover County Planning Board, which advises the County Commissioners on issues concerning land use, urban planning, zoning, and growth management. He is on the Board of Directors for the Carousel Center for Abused Children, an organization committed to assisting victims of child abuse, providing critical care services to children from approximately eight counties throughout southeastern North Carolina. Demonstrating further devotion to his North Carolina community, he is also an avid sports fan of the North Carolina Tar Heels and the Carolina Panthers.