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Real estate and business legal strategy all in one place

The adage ‘time is money’ especially applies to real estate. By becoming involved at the very beginning, we help our clients move their projects along quickly and smoothly so they are able to realize their returns on their own schedule.

The advantage of business sense

Our attorneys have extensive experience with both the legal and business aspects of real estate. Most are personally involved in real estate projects. Many have advanced business degrees and business backgrounds. As a result, they’re equipped to understand your needs and put their experience to work for you.

A comprehensive team approach

Our structure works for you. There are no walls separating practice areas. We organize our team around your objectives. That cooperative effort considers all aspects of your real estate activities, from tax implications to appropriate ownership structures to creative financing arrangements.

We continue to build on our significant experience in real estate specialties. Our capabilities include the following types of agreements and arrangements:

  • Development agreements (public/private partnerships)
  • Infrastructure financing and development
  • Condemnation
  • Tax abatement and tax increment financing
  • Brownfield credits
  • Enterprise zones and renaissance zones
  • Land use planning, zoning and municipal permitting
  • Building code issues
  • Additional governmental incentives and inducements
  • Architectural, construction, and design agreements, including turnkey transactions
  • Construction liens and bonding
  • Construction lending, draws and contract administration
  • Dispute resolution, construction and contract administration litigation
  • Subdivision and platting
  • Wetlands and woodlands regulation
  • Restrictive covenants, creation and disputes
  • Easement creation and disputes
  • Liquor licensing
  • Section 1031 exchange transactions
  • Title insurance and survey matters
  • Special assessments on property