Real Estate Leasing, Acquisition, Sale, Finance, and Development

The attorneys in our real estate department are a knowledgeable and active team in structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing a wide spectrum of real estate transactions in the New York metropolitan area and nationwide.  We routinely handle real estate leasing, acquisition, sale, finance and development, dispositions, financings and lease transactions of all shapes and sizes.  We represent, among others, developers, real estate investment trusts, domestic and foreign investors, lenders, major corporations, families and high net worth individuals.  It is our mission to routinely meet the challenges of sophisticated mortgage financing, acquisitions, sales and leasing transactions in an efficient and timely manner even when facing strict time constraints.

Our attorneys are particularly experienced in:

  • The purchase, sale, construction, financing, development, management and operation of all property types.
  • Leasing on behalf of landlords and tenants.
  • Lending transactions.
  • Restructuring on behalf of lenders and borrowers.

Our transactional real estate work has involved such matters as:

  • Real estate development, including acquisitions, sales and construction of residential and multifamily apartment buildings, hotels, commercial office buildings, shopping centers, industrial properties and vacant land nationwide.
  • Equity and debt financing of real estate, as well as financing in the form of equity participation, conventional mortgages, securitized commercial mortgage backed securities style single asset and multiproperty financing, mezzanine and permanent financing, and construction financing.
  • Leasing in the New York metropolitan area and nationwide for both landlords and tenants (including mixed use properties, strip malls and for “big box” retailers).
  • Representation of banks and other financial institutions in connection with commercial mortgage loan origination, modifications and workouts nationwide.

We have a unique capacity to deftly handle sophisticated acquisitions, dispositions, development, financing and leasing transactions with our experienced, practical attorneys who are accustomed to addressing all aspects of today’s complicated real estate transactions while at the same time anticipating our clients’ future needs and requirements.

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