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Murakami, Mark K. Information

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Murakami, Mark K.
ASB Tower Suite 2200 1001 Bishop Street Honolulu, HI
Phone: 808-523-2561
Fax: 808-523-0842
Website: http://www.carlsmith.com

SUMMARY

Current Employment Position(s)

Partner

Lawyer Overview

Mark Murakami is a partner in the firm's Honolulu office and is a member of the Real Estate & Land Use practice group. He concentrates his practice on complex real estate transactions, commercial real estate development and operations with an emphasis on purchases and sales of property, retail and office lease negotiation and administration, multi-party development agreements, dedication of infrastructure projects to governmental authorities, real estate subdivisions, and easements. Extensive experience in Land Court (Torrens System) matters.

Representative Matters

James Campbell Company and Affiliates Lead counsel on large sale transactions with developers of retail and commercial projects in the City of Kapolei and large tracts of agriculturally zoned land. Recent negotiations include projects involving sales to large and small scale retail and office developers and large land holdings in Kunia, Pupukea and Kahuku on the Island of Oahu. Assist with ongoing administration and compliance with terms of master CC&Rs for the City of Kapolei.

Real Property Drafting and implementation of development agreements, joint development and for construction of regional infrastructure by major landowners, and declarations of covenants controlling land use planning, design guidelines, owner associations and infrastructure development for large and small resort and commercial developments. Ongoing negotiations with various governmental entities to dedicate park, roadways, sewage, and drainage infrastructure systems.

Land Court All aspects of Land Court matters, including non-judicial and judicial proceedings.

Judicial Clerkship

Chief Justice Herman T.F. Lum (Retired/Deceased), Supreme Court, State of Hawaii

Affiliations

  • Hawaii State Bar association
  • Better Business Bureau Foundation of Hawaii

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate, Land Use & Hospitality

West Practice Categories

Real Estate Law

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii
  • U.S. District Court District of Hawaii
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Hawaii

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    J.D.
    Honors: cum laude
  • University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii
    B.B.A., Business Economics
    Honors: With Distinction