Our seasoned attorneys represent a variety of clients in real estate and real estate-related transactions and, when necessary, litigation. Our clients have included shopping center landlords, grocery store and retail chains, banks, health care providers and small business owners.
In the complex realm of commercial real estate, our attorneys combine meticulous attention to detail, unparalleled responsiveness and a wealth of experience to facilitate your transaction.
We take responsibility for helping you make the transaction proceed smoothly, immersing ourselves in the details and drawing on our longstanding relationships with lenders, governmental agencies, real estate brokers and building professionals.
If litigation is needed to settle a real estate issue or problem, we will represent your interests knowledgeably, aggressively and creatively, and will strive to resolve your case quickly.
When it comes to transactions, we know the territory.
Our experience in commercial real estate transactions includes:
Selecting and organizing the appropriate ownership entity, whether it's a partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, business corporation or not-for-profit corporation.
Negotiating and drafting purchase and sale agreements and leases. We have represented sellers and purchasers, landlords and tenants. We have extensive experience in land transactions and indirect sales made through the transfer of stock and other ownership interests. Our experience in commercial leasing includes shopping centers, office buildings and long-term ground leases.
Helping obtain necessary land use approvals, such as special use permits, zoning variances, site plan approvals and subdivision approvals.
Conventional bank financing, bond financing and seller financing.
Negotiating, drafting and reviewing architectural and construction contracts.
Our case for litigation expertise.
We are experienced in handling claims arising in commercial real estate transactions, and we represent clients in the courts as well as in mediation and arbitration proceedings. We have often represented business clients who are vying with their competition for the same location or to be the first to enter a particular geographic market. Some areas in which we have successfully represented clients include: