Steven C. Metcalfe

Steven C. Metcalfe


Phone: 512.404.2209


J.D., University of Houston, 1989, Editor of the Houston Law Review
B.B.A., Finance, with honors, Texas Christian University, 1986

Professional Experience
Mr. Metcalfe has worked as a real estate attorney for 31 years. He is a named partner in the firm. Prior to this, he formed Metcalfe Williams after leaving Drenner & Golden Stuart Wolff, LLP (and its prior configurations) where he served as a partner for over 11 years and an associate for over 3 years. In addition, he spent 5 years with Johnson & Gibbs, in Dallas, Texas.

Details of Practice
General – Mr. Metcalfe represents owners and developers in all aspects of their real estate business, including site acquisition and development, selling projects, leasing, partnership and corporate formation, development planning, pre-construction, construction and permanent financing. He also represents tenants and landlords in various types of office, industrial and retail leases. He has worked on all types of real estate projects – single-family residential and master planned projects, retail shopping centers, office buildings, industrial projects, apartments, condominiums, hotels, and a variety of mixed use projects.

Public Improvement Districts/Municipal Approvals – Mr. Metcalfe spends a significant portion of his time helping owner/developer clients create Public Improvement Districts (PIDs) – including the issuance of bonds therefore obtaining necessary municipal approvals or “entitlements” for their projects. In order to do so, he has an expertise in the municipal and county ordinances, as well as state and federal law, impacting property rights generally and, in particular, the PIDs and entitlements. His entitlement practice includes negotiation of incentive packages for developers and various public/private funding mechanisms. He has experience in creating PIDs, evaluating and obtaining entitlements, incentive packages and public/private funding mechanisms for projects in the City of Austin, as well as many other municipalities in central Texas and around the State.

Professional Activities
Real Estate Council of Austin, Board of Directors (Executive Committee)
Congress for New Urbanism-Austin Chapter, Board of Directors
Austin Bar Association
State Bar of Texas, Real Estate Section