The attorneys in the Firm’s Real Estate Department have extensive experience in advising clients in a broad array of real estate matters.
Acquisitions and Dispositions
Our attorneys represent clients in the acquisition and disposition of all real estate assets including multi-family housing, office parks, retail complexes, hotels and industrial sites.
We have substantial experience with commercial leasing transactions involving office, industrial, retail, and entertainment focused properties.
Management and Operations
We routinely assist our clients with their property management agreements, design and construction contracts, insurance matters and other general property matters.
Real Estate Funds and Joint Ventures
We represent clients in the formation and management of various types of real estate funds and joint ventures. The real estate funds transactions have involved real estate private equity funds, structured as both limited partnerships and REITs, categorized as value-added funds, property-specific funds, and mezzanine loan funds. Our joint venture work has ranged from structuring and negotiating terms between different parties within one specific limited liability company to complex contractual agreements among private parties and sovereign entities.
Land Use, Entitlements and Environmental
We represent lenders and borrowers in a wide variety of real estate financing matters. Our attorneys have handled structuring, negotiating, and closing a diverse range of debt and equity financing transactions involving senior, subordinate, and mezzanine debt, preferred equity, participating and convertible loans, “CMBS” conduit loans, and construction loans. We represent lenders, borrowers, and investors in workout matters across, from straightforward loan modifications to exotic multi-party capital stack restructures.
Development, Land Use and Environmental Matters
We represent public agencies as well as private developers in a variety of land use and environmental matters. We have experience managing and resolving complex land use and environmental issues involving a variety of state, local and federal agencies. We have assisted our clients with successfully obtaining entitlements for a variety of development projects.
To discuss your real estate needs, please contact Sam Zodeh at 310.855.3200.