Acquisitions and Sales
Provide comprehensive legal services, including contract negotiations for the acquisition and sale of single assets, portfolios and equity positions in real estate ventures.
Handle all aspects of drafting and negotiating national, regional, and small-shop leases for malls, big-box power centers and grocery-anchored shopping centers, as well as ground leases for outparcel and single-user tenants.
Structure the terms, negotiate the loan documents, and handle the closings for acquisition loans, construction loans, permanent loans, and mezzanine loans.
Provide legal services assessing land use and zoning regulations and restrictions for development, improvements, or modifications to property; and manage the process of obtaining necessary entitlements at all governmental levels.
Prepare property management agreements and provide legal advice on operational issues such as lease assignments, subleases, landlord subordination agreements, franchisor recognition agreements, and landlord-tenant disputes.
Construction and Design
Prepare and negotiate construction agreements and architect agreements. Provide legal counsel on issues and disputes that may arise during the construction process.
Assist with necessary governmental approvals, permits, entitlements, including the review of easements, declarations, plats and similar instruments.
Structure and provide ongoing advice on a variety of investment vehicles. Draft and negotiate joint venture agreements.
Perform extensive analysis and evaluation of existing leases and contracts, title and survey matters, environmental conditions, land use issues, and a variety of other due diligence matters.
Examine title insurance commitments and underlying instruments, as well as clear title matters and evaluate title insurance risks.