Real Estate Law

Real Estate Law

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 of your project, no matter how large or small. The Real Estate practice group here at BrownWinick satisfies that need.

BrownWinick's real estate team is 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 goal.

Services Offered:

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.

Land Use
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 and entitlements.

Tax-Incentive Projects
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.

1031 Exchanges
Handle complex 1031 tax deferred exchanges to assist our clients in the most economically efficient ways available.

Construction/Boundary Disputes
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.

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