One of the foundations of America is the ability of an individual or company
to own and develop real estate. With that opportunity exists the need for experienced
and knowledgeable attorneys to assist in all aspects or your project, no matter
how large or small. The Real Estate practice group here at BrownWinick satisfies
We have over twelve attorneys ready, willing and able to guide you through any
real estate issue you may have. From financing to construction contracts to municipal
approval of projects our attorneys have vast knowledge of potential pitfalls and
the economic answer to any question. Our services are not limited to development. We
have successfully assisted in boundary disputes, environmental remediation, land
use and zoning compliance/variances. Our attorneys have completed numerous types
of IRS Section 1031 exchanges. The firm works with developers, owners, financial
institutions, management companies, construction consultants and contractors.
Whether you are purchasing a new home, buying a large tract for development or
are needing to determine your rights and obligations as a tenant or landlord,
members of the Real Estate practice group are eager to help you reach your desired
Project Development and Construction
Handles numerous large mixed-use development projects, including site acquisition,
land use and zoning, classifications, pre-leasing, construction land sales registration,
property management and a broad range of related matters.
Acquisition and Sale of Real Estate
Assists clients in structuring and negotiating real estate purchases, sale and
exchange transactions including major office buildings, multi-family residential,
industrial, retail and commercial properties.
Commercial, Office and Residential Leasing
Regularly review, negotiate and draft commercial and residential leases, including
office, warehouse and ground leases.
Real Estate Financing
Counsel major real estate lenders in connection with construction, interim and
permanent financing for a variety of real estate projects, such as office buildings
and housing developments.
Handle a wide variety of land use and environmental matters. These include assisting
clients in obtaining permits for projects such as subdivisions, planned unit and
master planned developments, major office buildings, hotels and high technology
facilities. The firm assists clients in obtaining required governmental approvals
Provides all legal services for multi-family residential housing developments,
including but not limited to Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code financed
projects, state enterprise zone tax credit financed projects and private activity
bond financed projects.
Handle complex 1031 tax deferred exchanges to assist our clients in the most
economically efficient ways available.
Experienced in the resolution of construction defects or boundary disputes on
both sides of the transaction. Our attorneys have litigated numerous defective
workmanship or misrepresentation claims in both new and used construction. Also,
we have successfully resolved boundary disputes between neighbors.