Real Estate

real estate-img With decades of experience in the acquisition, disposition, financing, leasing, development, construction and operation of all property types, we help guide real estate investors, developers and managers through a market rife with shifting capital-formation methods, development structures and regulatory requirements. Our diverse experience and geographic reach allows us to offer clients the legal and financial advice they need to develop projects, negotiate investments, select appropriate entities, negotiate leases, structure sophisticated transactions and succeed in court.

Throughout our history, we have helped real estate clients minimize risk while maximizing returns on complex projects. Our real estate practice crafts innovative, practical strategies for clients regarding all aspects of real estate ownership, construction, leasing, and financing for office buildings, shopping centers, multi-family buildings, hotels, warehouse facilities, condominiums and manufacturing plants. We apply our skills to the full cycle of a real estate deal, providing a one-stop shop for all of our clients’ needs.

We handle property acquisition and investment, development, management, leasing, financing, restructuring, and disposition of all asset classes of real estate. We also advise on a broad spectrum of commercial and residential real estate, including structured equity, structured debt, and hybrid structures.

Our experience includes:

  • Guiding private real estate investors and financial institutions through shifting market conditions and legal frameworks for more than 42 years
  • Advising on the acquisition and sale of numerous real estate facilities
  • Representing developers and home builders
  • Representing banks and other real estate lenders
  • Counseling on diverse and sophisticated structures, including participating in mezzanine debt, land development deals, acquisition and development projects, housing joint ventures, and apartment, multi-family, and condominium development and conversions
  • Serving as the finance counsel for a number of investors, developers and home builders
  • Handling numerous transactions involving hotel development, acquisition, disposition, financing, management and franchising
  • Representing sponsors and developers regarding state and federal subsidy funding and tax incentive programs
  • Representing real estate companies in high stakes, complex disputes

In addition, we are proud to have facilitated hundreds of residential purchase and sale agreements, and to have participated in a similar number of residential closings.  However long you have managed a business, pursued a career, or raised a family, the purchase or sale of your home is the transaction that is most important to your family.  We help you avoid the traps, and we work with you toward a successful closing and to provide peace of mind for our clients and their families.

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