Real Estate

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Real Estate Services

Real estate represents an integral part of the firm’s practice and draws upon multiple specialties. Such specialties include corporate finance, securities regulation, leasing, construction, land-use and zoning, and international joint ventures.  Capabilities include:

  • Direct and indirect investments in commercial real estate.
    • Real estate fund formation.
    • Advising developers on all aspects of a project from site selection through closing.
    • Drafting and negotiating construction contracts.
    • Structuring joint ventures involving a developer partner and an investment partner. 
    • Representing clients in office lease negotiations.

Sample Projects

  • Serve as Outsourced General Counsel for a premier New York City-based brokerage.
  • Advised a New Jersey-based developer in connection with the selection, acquisition, and development of a portfolio of mixed-use properties.  Portfolio was subsequently sold one year later, generating a significant return for investors.
  • Negotiated the renewal a New York City office lease for an Italian client. Transaction involved the expansion into adjacent office space that required significant build-outs and upgrades by the landlord.
  • Represented a real estate opportunity fund in its investment in a development project consisting of fourteen senior living facilities located in seven states.