The commercial real estate attorneys at Brown Paindiris & Scott have represented many buyers, sellers, lenders and ground tenants in simple and complex commercial real estate transactions. This work has included the purchase and sale of developed and undeveloped properties, including proposed subdivisions, condominiums, planned unit developments, shopping centers, office buildings, and industrial and mixed-use properties. We are familiar with the unique demands of commercial closings and have experienced staff that can assist in streamlining the process. Our attorneys understand the complexities of commercial contracts, leases and loan documents and have substantial experience in both reviewing and drafting such documents, including purchase and sale contracts, ground leases and other commercial leases, leasehold mortgages and all other financing instruments.
Real Estate Development
Our real estate attorneys have represented developers and builders with respect to all aspects of acquisition, development and sale of residential, commercial and industrial properties. Our real estate group has assisted developers in preparing contracts for assembling multiple pieces of property, acquiring utility easements and rights of way, and addressing the many types of issues that developers can encounter. The real estate attorneys at Brown Paindiris & Scott can help you minimize disruptions to your project so that you can maintain positive relationships with your customers or tenants.
Preparation Of Real Estate Contracts, Including New Construction Contracts
Our attorneys can guide you through the process of determining what terms are needed in your commercial real estate contract, and can both prepare and review proposed contracts. Our years of experience in conducting real estate transactions serve to allow us to understand the framework and potential pitfalls of the many types of real estate transactions. Our real estate team can assist you in determining what types of contingencies you may require in order to protect your interest and to reduce the potential risks in your transaction.
Our commercial real estate attorneys have a vast amount of experience in preparing and reviewing commercial leases, including ground leases, site license agreements, cell tower leases and financing documents secured by leases. Our commercial real estate department has experience in preparing leases for many types of properties, including retail, office space, industrial and multiuse properties.
Real Estate-Based Commercial Finance
The real estate attorneys at Brown Paindiris & Scott have a great deal of experience in representing lenders and borrowers in financing and securing real estate, including transactions that include properties with multiple tenants, subdivisions and properties containing businesses operated by the borrower or related entities. Our attorneys can assist with simple to complex real estate financing transactions and have experience in all aspects of commercial finance.
Condominiums And Other Community Associations
If you are a developer in need of guidance as to how to create a condominium association or planned unit development, the real estate attorneys at Brown Paindiris & Scott can help. Our attorneys have assisted developers in creating many such communities and can prepare the necessary documentation in an efficient and cost-effective manner without slowing down your project. If you are a board member of an association and need advice on the rights and responsibilities of the association, one of our real estate attorneys can help you navigate through the framework of the association documents and applicable statutes.
If you are selling property and you are considering doing a 1031 like-kind exchange, speak to one of our real estate attorneys before you sign a contract. Our real estate attorneys have experience in 1031 exchange transactions and can advise you as to important time frames so that you can best plan how and when to proceed. We have a working relationship with an experienced intermediary to facilitate 1031 exchanges for many types of properties without delaying the transaction. We recognize the importance of understanding the clients’ objectives in such transactions and will work closely with your investment advisors whenever appropriate.