Our real estate attorneys have extensive experience handling all types of real estate matters. We place primary emphasis on finding practical and creative solutions to facilitate clients’ goals.
Our real estate attorneys routinely analyze and effectively negotiate and finalize financing and credit agreements, leases, purchase and sale agreements, and condominium/homeowner documents on behalf of developers, owners and purchasers. We assist in structuring transactions to maximize benefits through the selection of appropriate ownership and investment vehicles and financing methods and evaluate land use, development, tax, and other governmental requirements working with federal, state and municipal governments and agencies. Our real estate services include:
Negotiating, structuring and documenting real property development, sales and acquisitions, tax-free or deferred exchanges, leases and financing.
Representing landlords and tenants in negotiations and documenting complex commercial lease transactions.
Representing developers, business owners and individuals in connection with financing from commercial lenders and other financial institutions.
Land Use & Zoning:
Representing clients seeking approvals for a wide range of residential and commercial projects: variances, access permits, subdivision, rezoning, NJDEP, CAFRA and New Jersey Pinelands and state, county and municipal site plan and other land use approvals.
We are well-versed in condominium and time share development, including the conversion of existing residential and commercial property to the condominium form of ownership.
We serve as counsel to developers, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers on all aspects of construction, including preparation and responses to requests for proposals, negotiating and drafting general contractor, subcontractor and construction manager construction and architect agreements and advising clients with respect to construction lien rights, obligations and requirements. The firm’s attorneys represent clients in construction law disputes through arbitration, mediation and litigation.
We serve as counsel to equity investors in the acquisition of partnership interests in low-income housing tax credit and historic rehabilitation tax credit projects. We draft and negotiate partnership agreements and limited liability company operating agreements, document public and private offerings, and handle the acquisition of properties on behalf of developers. Our affordable housing attorneys help structure and document pre-development loans, construction loans, term loans, letters of credit and other real estate-related financings. We have handled U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and NJHFMA insured financings, bond financings, participating mortgages, equity participations and other forms of sophisticated real estate financing.