The Real Estate Services subgroup represents national and local developers, lenders, investors, institutional and corporate owners, governmental and quasi-governmental entities, users, managers, construction companies and brokers in all areas of real estate law. The practice includes experience with developers and governmental entities in both incentive-based redevelopment and traditional projects.
The Real Estate group is structured to provide targeted, interdisciplinary knowledge in redevelopment projects. Our real estate attorneys work in project teams that include lawyers in the firm’s Public Finance subgroup, negotiating incentives and assembling properties by purchase or condemnation. They also work with lawyers in the Litigation area, defending and prosecuting condemnation cases, land use disputes, intergovernmental conflicts and litigation contesting the validity of permitting and incentives.
Through our owned affiliate, Development Dynamics, we help identify available tax incentives, and initiate, negotiate, and coordinate with local development agencies and officials.
In our broader real estate practice, we assist retailers, casinos, golf courses, hotels, land conservancy organizations, manufacturing and mining companies, municipalities, apartment owners and developers, shopping center developers, sports and entertainment venues, title insurance underwriters, universities and colleges, and utilities with: