Real Estate & Construction

Overview

Our Real Estate & Construction practice combines comprehensive legal knowledge with real world business experience. Our lawyers represent developers and builders, buyers and sellers, real estate investment trusts, individual investors, title underwriters and agents, brokers, lenders, insurers, business owners and tenants throughout the United States.

The primary focus of our practice is commercial real estate transactions and development involving office, retail, warehouse, industrial and mixed-use properties, but we also advise on condominium, multifamily and residential development, as well as assist our business clients in their personal residential transactions.

Our attorneys also protect and advance client interests in all types of real estate disputes as well as handle litigation matters related to development, construction and property transactions including breach of contract, construction defects, foreclosures, mechanic’s liens, land use and zoning decisions and appeals, property disputes such as easements, boundary and adverse possession, commercial lease disputes and title insurance claims.

Capabilities

AIA Contract Preparation and Review

Commercial and Residential Real Estate Transactions

 Construction Contracts

Construction Litigation

Debt Restructuring

Due Diligence and Survey Analysis

Easement Agreements

Eminent Domain

Financing

Land Use and Zoning

Landlord/Tenant Law

Leases

Liens

Negotiation of Workouts

Property Valuation

Purchase Agreements

Real Estate Disputes

Tax Planning

Title Insurance

1031 Like-Kind Exchanges

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News & Publications

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Events

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Experience

Purchase of Distribution Center

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Purchase of Distribution Center

Represented buyer in purchase of $16 million distribution and warehouse facility.

Lawyers

  • Purchase of 23 acres of residential real estate

    Represented Purchaser in purchase of 23 acres of residential real estate for $1.6 million.

  • Sale and leaseback of distribution facility

    Represented Seller in sale and leaseback of distribution facility for $3.75 million.

  • Sale of distribution facility

    Represented Seller in sale of distribution facility for $2 million.

  • Purchase of land and grant of permanent easement

    Represented Purchaser in purchase of land and grant of permanent easement from railroad to facilitate multimillion dollar distribution facility expansion.

Purchase of 23 acres of residential real estate

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Purchase of 23 acres of residential real estate

Represented Purchaser in purchase of 23 acres of residential real estate for $1.6 million.

Lawyers

  • Purchase of Distribution Center

    Represented buyer in purchase of $16 million distribution and warehouse facility.

  • Sale and leaseback of distribution facility

    Represented Seller in sale and leaseback of distribution facility for $3.75 million.

  • Sale of distribution facility

    Represented Seller in sale of distribution facility for $2 million.

  • Purchase of land and grant of permanent easement

    Represented Purchaser in purchase of land and grant of permanent easement from railroad to facilitate multimillion dollar distribution facility expansion.

Sale and leaseback of distribution facility

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Sale and leaseback of distribution facility

Represented Seller in sale and leaseback of distribution facility for $3.75 million.

Lawyers

  • Purchase of Distribution Center

    Represented buyer in purchase of $16 million distribution and warehouse facility.

  • Purchase of 23 acres of residential real estate

    Represented Purchaser in purchase of 23 acres of residential real estate for $1.6 million.

  • Sale of distribution facility

    Represented Seller in sale of distribution facility for $2 million.

  • Purchase of land and grant of permanent easement

    Represented Purchaser in purchase of land and grant of permanent easement from railroad to facilitate multimillion dollar distribution facility expansion.

Sale of distribution facility

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Sale of distribution facility

Represented Seller in sale of distribution facility for $2 million.

Lawyers

  • Purchase of Distribution Center

    Represented buyer in purchase of $16 million distribution and warehouse facility.

  • Purchase of 23 acres of residential real estate

    Represented Purchaser in purchase of 23 acres of residential real estate for $1.6 million.

  • Sale and leaseback of distribution facility

    Represented Seller in sale and leaseback of distribution facility for $3.75 million.

  • Purchase of land and grant of permanent easement

    Represented Purchaser in purchase of land and grant of permanent easement from railroad to facilitate multimillion dollar distribution facility expansion.

Purchase of land and grant of permanent easement

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Purchase of land and grant of permanent easement

Represented Purchaser in purchase of land and grant of permanent easement from railroad to facilitate multimillion dollar distribution facility expansion.

Lawyers

  • Purchase of Distribution Center

    Represented buyer in purchase of $16 million distribution and warehouse facility.

  • Purchase of 23 acres of residential real estate

    Represented Purchaser in purchase of 23 acres of residential real estate for $1.6 million.

  • Sale and leaseback of distribution facility

    Represented Seller in sale and leaseback of distribution facility for $3.75 million.

  • Sale of distribution facility

    Represented Seller in sale of distribution facility for $2 million.

7k Sq. Feet Office Lease

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7k Sq. Feet Office Lease

Represented landlord in 7,000 square feet lease of old catering space to new, global professional services firm tenant.

Lawyers

  • Restaurant Lease and Liquor License

    Negotiated lease and secured liquor license for to-be restaurant tenant in new downtown Cleveland hotel.

  • 16.7k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Drafted lease for 16,794 square feet office lease for property in Solon, OH whose tenant is a $1.8 billion privately held manufacturing company.

  • 23.9k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Drafted lease for 23,933 square feet office lease for property in Rocky River, OH whose tenant is a full-service receivables management company.

  • 34k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Drafted lease for 34,140 square feet office lease for property in Independence, OH whose tenant is a leading mobile device management company.

  • Office Leases

    Handled 3 of the largest 35 office leases ranked by square feet in Northeast Ohio in 2015 as appeared in Crain’s Cleveland Business, December 14, 2015.

Restaurant Lease and Liquor License

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Restaurant Lease and Liquor License

Negotiated lease and secured liquor license for to-be restaurant tenant in new downtown Cleveland hotel.

Lawyers

  • 7k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Represented landlord in 7,000 square feet lease of old catering space to new, global professional services firm tenant.

  • 16.7k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Drafted lease for 16,794 square feet office lease for property in Solon, OH whose tenant is a $1.8 billion privately held manufacturing company.

  • 23.9k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Drafted lease for 23,933 square feet office lease for property in Rocky River, OH whose tenant is a full-service receivables management company.

  • 34k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Drafted lease for 34,140 square feet office lease for property in Independence, OH whose tenant is a leading mobile device management company.

  • Office Leases

    Handled 3 of the largest 35 office leases ranked by square feet in Northeast Ohio in 2015 as appeared in Crain’s Cleveland Business, December 14, 2015.

16.7k Sq. Feet Office Lease

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16.7k Sq. Feet Office Lease

Drafted lease for 16,794 square feet office lease for property in Solon, OH whose tenant is a $1.8 billion privately held manufacturing company.

Lawyers

  • 7k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Represented landlord in 7,000 square feet lease of old catering space to new, global professional services firm tenant.

  • Restaurant Lease and Liquor License

    Negotiated lease and secured liquor license for to-be restaurant tenant in new downtown Cleveland hotel.

  • 23.9k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Drafted lease for 23,933 square feet office lease for property in Rocky River, OH whose tenant is a full-service receivables management company.

  • 34k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Drafted lease for 34,140 square feet office lease for property in Independence, OH whose tenant is a leading mobile device management company.

  • Office Leases

    Handled 3 of the largest 35 office leases ranked by square feet in Northeast Ohio in 2015 as appeared in Crain’s Cleveland Business, December 14, 2015.

23.9k Sq. Feet Office Lease

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23.9k Sq. Feet Office Lease

Drafted lease for 23,933 square feet office lease for property in Rocky River, OH whose tenant is a full-service receivables management company.

Lawyers

  • 7k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Represented landlord in 7,000 square feet lease of old catering space to new, global professional services firm tenant.

  • Restaurant Lease and Liquor License

    Negotiated lease and secured liquor license for to-be restaurant tenant in new downtown Cleveland hotel.

  • 16.7k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Drafted lease for 16,794 square feet office lease for property in Solon, OH whose tenant is a $1.8 billion privately held manufacturing company.

  • 34k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Drafted lease for 34,140 square feet office lease for property in Independence, OH whose tenant is a leading mobile device management company.

  • Office Leases

    Handled 3 of the largest 35 office leases ranked by square feet in Northeast Ohio in 2015 as appeared in Crain’s Cleveland Business, December 14, 2015.

34k Sq. Feet Office Lease

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34k Sq. Feet Office Lease

Drafted lease for 34,140 square feet office lease for property in Independence, OH whose tenant is a leading mobile device management company.

Lawyers

  • 7k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Represented landlord in 7,000 square feet lease of old catering space to new, global professional services firm tenant.

  • Restaurant Lease and Liquor License

    Negotiated lease and secured liquor license for to-be restaurant tenant in new downtown Cleveland hotel.

  • 16.7k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Drafted lease for 16,794 square feet office lease for property in Solon, OH whose tenant is a $1.8 billion privately held manufacturing company.

  • 23.9k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Drafted lease for 23,933 square feet office lease for property in Rocky River, OH whose tenant is a full-service receivables management company.

  • Office Leases

    Handled 3 of the largest 35 office leases ranked by square feet in Northeast Ohio in 2015 as appeared in Crain’s Cleveland Business, December 14, 2015.

Commercial Property Sales

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Commercial Property Sales

Handled 2 of the 27 largest commercial property sales ranked by price in Northeast Ohio in 2015, as appeared in Crain’s Cleveland Business January 25, 2016.

Lawyers

  • $20.9 Million Commercial Property Sale

    Counsel to seller in $20.9 million sale of retail property.

  • $17.1 Million Commercial Property Sale

    Counsel to seller of commercial property housing one of the country’s largest retailers for $17.1 million.

$20.9 Million Commercial Property Sale

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$20.9 Million Commercial Property Sale

Counsel to seller in $20.9 million sale of retail property.

Lawyers

  • Commercial Property Sales

    Handled 2 of the 27 largest commercial property sales ranked by price in Northeast Ohio in 2015, as appeared in Crain’s Cleveland Business January 25, 2016.

  • $17.1 Million Commercial Property Sale

    Counsel to seller of commercial property housing one of the country’s largest retailers for $17.1 million.

$17.1 Million Commercial Property Sale

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$17.1 Million Commercial Property Sale

Counsel to seller of commercial property housing one of the country’s largest retailers for $17.1 million.

Lawyers

  • Commercial Property Sales

    Handled 2 of the 27 largest commercial property sales ranked by price in Northeast Ohio in 2015, as appeared in Crain’s Cleveland Business January 25, 2016.

  • $20.9 Million Commercial Property Sale

    Counsel to seller in $20.9 million sale of retail property.

Office Leases

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Office Leases

Handled 3 of the largest 35 office leases ranked by square feet in Northeast Ohio in 2015 as appeared in Crain’s Cleveland Business, December 14, 2015.

Lawyers

  • 7k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Represented landlord in 7,000 square feet lease of old catering space to new, global professional services firm tenant.

  • Restaurant Lease and Liquor License

    Negotiated lease and secured liquor license for to-be restaurant tenant in new downtown Cleveland hotel.

  • 16.7k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Drafted lease for 16,794 square feet office lease for property in Solon, OH whose tenant is a $1.8 billion privately held manufacturing company.

  • 23.9k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Drafted lease for 23,933 square feet office lease for property in Rocky River, OH whose tenant is a full-service receivables management company.

  • 34k Sq. Feet Office Lease

    Drafted lease for 34,140 square feet office lease for property in Independence, OH whose tenant is a leading mobile device management company.

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