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What It Is

The firm strives to not only provide substantive real estate expertise and timely consultation, but also to implement practical and efficient strategies to achieve the goals of the client.

The firm’s real estate practice encompasses:

Real Estate Transactions

  • Purchase and sale transactions
  • Lease transactions (landlord and tenant representation)
  • Real estate lending transactions and restructuring (financial institution and borrower representation)
  • Insured mortgage programs, including those sponsored by HUD and the FHA
  • Construction agreements and related matters

Real Estate Development and Land Assembly

  • Development of commercial, industrial and retail real estate
  • Development of multifamily projects
  • Land use, zoning and entitlements
  • Economic development, public/private partnerships, tax credits and government incentives (including special improvement districts and TIF districts)
  • Tax-free exchanges
  • General real estate ownership issues, including asset-management matters

Representation of Industry Clients

  • Capital investors
  • Developers
  • Owners
  • Lenders
  • Tax-credit investors and other participants in the agribusiness, construction, energy, health care, retail, housing, education and hospitality industries

In addition, our real estate attorneys frequently draw upon the expertise of other attorneys within the firm for assistance with various aspects of our real estate projects. For example, our corporate attorneys often assist in helping clients evaluate entity and equity offerings for their specific projects, and our tax attorneys help provide clients with tax planning advice and assistance, including tax-deferred exchanges and similar opportunities.