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Faison B. Gibson


(910) 763-2426
(910) 763-6561

Areas of Practice Real Estate & Development

Ms. Gibson has a broad and varied commercial real estate practice.  She regularly assists clients in the acquisition, development, financing, subdivision, zoning, leasing, and sale of real property, including the formation of planned communities, condominiums, timeshare and fractional interest projects, shopping center facilities, office complexes, mixed-use developments, and marina regimes. Ms. Gibson represents both developers and owner associations on a wide variety of legal matters including transition issues, community governing documents, and resolution of community issues and disputes.  She negotiates and prepares all forms of real estate and loan documentation on behalf of buyers, sellers, lenders, landlords, and tenants. She counsels clients on compliance with the Interstate Land Sales Act and related state regulation of land sales, and she performs complex title examinations including reviews of development and vested rights.

Professional Experience

  • $80 million sale transaction involving private marine bulk port facility
  • $65 million credit facility for a manufacturer with assets in multiple States and Countries
  • $44 million acquisition and development loan for the construction of a residential and commercial development encompassing 2,000 acres
  • $30 million joint venture for apartment and assisted living development
  • $22 million sale/leaseback transaction involving multiple medical offices
  • $10 million acquisition and loan for mixed use development including apartments
  • $8 million educational facilities revenue bond transaction
  • $4 million asset purchase transaction involving the purchase and financing of property and farm located in six counties in Eastern North Carolina from multiple sellers in bankruptcy
  • Numerous asset purchase transactions involving both business assets and real estate including restaurants, breweries, hotels, marinas, car dealerships and self-storage facilities
  • Numerous eminent domain/condemnation actions and settlements with local and state governments

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association: Real Property Section; Zoning, Planning and Land Use Section: Government and Public Sector Law
  • New Hanover County Bar Association: Member
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Cape Fear Chapter: Member

Community Activities and Affiliations

  • New Hanover County Airport Authority – Board of Directors (June 2022 to present)
  • Greater Wilmington Chamber Foundation – Board of Directors (2019 to present)
  • Wilmington Chamber of Commerce – Board of Directors (2014 to 2019)
  • St. James Parish Foundation, Inc. – Board of Directors (2012 – 2017)
  • The Hill School of Wilmington – Board of Directors (2012 – 2018)
  • Wilmington Children’s Museum – Board of Directors (2011 – 2013)

Honors & Awards

  • Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, Real Estate Law – 2020, 2022
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers®–Rising Stars, Real Estate Law 2013-2018, 2019
  • North Carolina Bar Association Leadership Academy, Class of 2013
  • Leadership Wilmington, Class of 2011


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