Austin G. Provost


  • Overview


    Austin Provost concentrates his practice in commercial real estate which includes the representation of clients in financing transactions, leasing transactions and in acquisitions and dispositions of commercial real estate. He is a member of the firm's Real Estate + Development Group.

    Real Estate Financing

    Austin represents lenders in commercial lending transactions for all mortgage asset classes, including affordable housing projects. He assists clients in structuring and documenting mortgage loans and reviews title, survey and due diligence materials.

    Acquisitions and Dispositions

    Austin regularly assists clients in acquisitions and dispositions of commercial real estate. In this role he works closely with clients to structure, negotiate, and document transactions through the preparation of purchase and sale agreements, negotiation of loan documents, and the review of due diligence, title and survey.


    Austin represents both landlords and tenants in complex commercial leasing transactions in retail, industrial, and office spaces throughout the country. He regularly assists a multi-national corporation in the day-to-day administration of its leasing portfolio including the negotiation of new leases, amendments, terminations, subordination agreements and other leasing-focused transactions. 

    Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Austin was an associate in a Fairfield County, Connecticut firm, where he focused on commercial lending transactions, general real estate matters, and leasing transactions.

  • Experience
    • Experience


      • Represented GrowGeneration Corp. (GrowGen), an owner and operator of a network of specialty hydroponic gardening stores, advising on its acquisition of, a leading wholesale agriculture platform powered by proprietary enterprise resource planning (ERP) technology that allows commercial growers to manage their purchasing and logistics in one platform. With this acquisition, announced on March 22, 2021, Powered by GrowGeneration continues to be a one-stop destination for GrowGeneration's growing roster of commercial clients across the U.S.

    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      Real Estate Finance Association
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in the area of Real Estate Law.

    • Community Involvement

      Community Involvement

      Saint Vincent de Paul Place, Middletown, CT
      Member, Board of Directors (2021)
    • News

      R+C in the News

      • March 31, 2021

        Capital Markets and Securities Team Represents GrowGeneration Corp. in Recent Acquisitions

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      R+C News Releases

      • August 19, 2021

        65 Robinson+Cole Lawyers Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022

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