We advise on a broad range of real estate matters including construction and development, real estate investment partnerships (REIPs), acquisitions, financing, leases and property management.

We represent developers, equity investors, lenders, contractors, property owners and asset management companies. We have in depth knowledge of land use, shoreline, environmental and urban redevelopment regulations and regularly advise on compliance matters.

We assist in the formation and financing of joint venture investments through conventional lending or participation shares in real estate development projects involving residential, commercial and industrial buildings, hotels and shopping malls.

We have extensive experience in handling purchase and sale of real estate, leases, operation, franchising and management of offices, industrial, commercial spaces, hotels and resorts, shopping malls, warehouses and manufacturing facilities. We review and advise on lease agreements and related documentation involving issues of assignment, sub-lease, franchising, building management, shared services and use restrictions.

Core Competencies

Regulatory Compliance
  • Construction and building permits
  • Environmental and real property due diligence
  • Forestland and 2B classifications
  • Historic and archeological designations
  • Land use regulations
  • Shorelines, wetlands and wildlife refuge
  • Urban redevelopment
Transaction Advisory
  • Formation of joint ventures and real estate investment partnerships REIPs
  • Construction and development financing contracts
  • Hotel and resort operation and management agreements
  • Leasing and asset management
  • Purchase and sale of real estate
  • REIPs compliance
  • Real estate finance