Our real estate lawyers handle multistate transactions involving the acquisition or disposition of multiple parcels of property across all asset types—retail, office, hotel, industrial, medical, institutional, mixed use, research and development, biotech, and multifamily. We routinely work with our land use, construction, environmental, corporate, and tax lawyers to structure the transaction to meet our clients' needs.
For each acquisition and disposition matter, we consult with the client to determine the most appropriate experience and staffing needed to close the deal. Our experienced lawyers and staff can handle the review of title documents, surveys, and title insurance commitments; the negotiation and drafting of real estate documents; the formation of business entities to address liability and tax issues; the investigation, analysis, and risk allocation of environmental matters; and the due diligence and analysis required to obtain any federal, state, and local permits or approvals.
Represented client in all aspects of due diligence, risk management, permitting, site remediation, the transaction, and development of a $250 million global development facility.
Sale by United Technologies Corporation (Pratt & Whitney Division) of multiple laboratory, office and warehouse facilities (over 535,000 square feet on 58 acres) in West Palm Beach County, Florida and transfer of land and water production, wastewater disposal and other infrastructure facilities to community development district.
Represent an academic institution in connection with its relocation to a new 350-student campus to be built in conjunction with a private multifamily, 120-unit condominium. Representation included drafting and negotiation of the purchase and sale agreement with the property owner and the joint venture agreement with the private real estate developer. Handling all due diligence, design, permitting, construction, and financing-related aspects of the project on the school's behalf.
Served as special counsel under the direction of the New Jersey Attorney General's office to the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission (formerly known as the Hackensack Meadowlands Development Commission), an agency of the State of New Jersey which owns, or will acquire, an area in excess of 1,000 acres.
Represented the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut in connection with the sale and financing of property in Watertown, Connecticut, to The Taft School.