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Real Estate

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It takes some savvy, creativity and innovation to become successful in the highly competitive, sometimes volatile, real estate industry. Our real estate department has the experience and “street smarts” necessary to handle the various aspects of real estate transactions, including the financing, acquisition, development and disposition of real estate. Unlike larger law firms, we don’t always follow the market; if required, we set the trends by being creative and innovative, We work closely with our clients by becoming a part of the team necessary to complete the transaction.

Our clients represent a wide range of interests including:

  • Individuals
  • Mortgage lenders
  • Commercial developers
  • Public and private companies
  • Middle market companies
  • Closley-held family businesses
  • Thrive in an up or down market

We handle complex real estate matters, including multi-state transactions and those involving multiple parcels and interests. From residential and commercial conveyancing to commercial real estate financing and leasing, we help you maximize value. In every instance, we structure each deal to meet your specific business, economic and timing needs.

To expedite your matter, we tap into our broad network of real estate professionals, when needed, including appraisers; surveyors; technical, planning, environmental and land use professional consultants; mortgage and real estate brokers, and regulatory agencies, commissions and legislative bodies

Commerical and Residential Conveyancing

We serve as counsel to both buyers and sellers in conventional purchase and sale transactions, as well as in more complex transactions such as property assemblage, development and construction. We have extensive experience in the analysis of title, environmental and tax issues and in the drafting and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements, land swap agreements, construction agreements, easement agreements, covenants and restrictions, property management agreements and other agreements relating to real property operations, use and governance.

Commercial Leasing

We serve as counsel to both landlords and tenants in the leasing of office, retail and industrial real estate, and have extensive experience in the drafting and negotiation of many types of leases, from single tenant industrial leases and more conventional office and retail leases to long-term and ground leases, subleases, lease assignments and brokerage agreements. We also represent landlords and tenants in proceedings to enforce lease agreements.

Commercial Real Estate Financing

We represent lenders and borrowers in all aspects of the lending process, from structuring and negotiating the loan terms and loan documentation to specialized issues such as collateral protection and perfection, leasehold mortgaging and environmental documentation and compliance issues.

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