Real Estate

RW&G's real estate lawyers have represented public and private sector clients in connection with all types of real estate transactions. Those transactions have included everything from unimproved properties to be preserved as open space or entitled and developed, to developed properties that are dilapidated and in need of redevelopment. We also represent clients in all types of real estate-related transactions, including everything from easements and encroachment permits to multi-million dollar syndicated construction loans for multi-state projects. We are as familiar working with cities, counties, redevelopment successor agencies and other public agencies as with institutional, national and local lenders and individual developers, development companies and real estate investment trusts. RW&G's real estate lawyers have a wealth of diversified experience and expertise and are knowledgeable regarding all types of real estate transactions.

The following are some examples of the different types of transactions that our real estate lawyers have worked on:

  • Acquisitions and Dispositions - of real property, real property-secured loans and ownership interests in entities that own and operate real property.
  • Commercial Leasing - of retail, office and industrial projects as well as ground leases for unimproved properties to be developed by the ground lessee.
  • Finance - acquisition, development, construction, refinancing, off-balance sheet, conduit/securitized, mezzanine, equity and revolving credit loans for residential, commercial, office, industrial and mixed-use projects.
  • Joint Ventures - formation of partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations for the acquisition, development, operation and sale of real estate.
  • Workouts and Foreclosures - in connection with loan defaults and disputes between partners/members or real estate operating companies.
  • Development - of affordable housing and infrastructure pursuant to disposition and development agreements and construction documentation.
  • Construction - architect and construction contracts, project management agreements and related documents.

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