Real Estate

Real Estate

The lawyers of Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell LLP service a wide range of clients in a variety of diverse real estate matters. We represent owners, developers, landlords, tenants, lenders, and borrowers in acquisitions, dispositions, development, leasing, financing, and management of real property.

Our expertise lies in the acquisition of real estate, the financing of commercial and residential projects, and the negotiation and drafting of leases. We will assist clients with mechanic's lien law, and disputes involving real property, including eviction proceedings.

We also advise our real estate clients about conservation easements, mineral rights (oil and gas wells), and environmental issues. Our attorneys have a deep understanding of the complexities and contract negotiations required to protect and preserve the economic impact of these real estate transactions and sophisticated finance agreements.

Our lawyers strive to find the most efficient solutions for each of our client’s unique issues. Please contact one of our lawyers if you are seeking real estate counsel.

 

Sub Practice Groups

  • Acquisitions and Dispositions

    • Purchase and sale documents
    • Closings and title issues
    • Addressing environmental issues
    • Entity identification and organization
    • Structuring and tax analysis

  • Leasing

    • Commercial, industrial, retail, office, and residential leases
    • Representation of landlords and tenants
    • Free-standing and shopping center-type facilities
    • Single and multi-tenant facilities
    • Sale leasebacks and ground leases
    • Analysis and resolution of lease disputes

  • Commercial and Residential Development

    • Site acquisition, entity identification, and organization
    • Industrial, office, warehouse, retail, and hotel facilities
    • Protective covenants, conditions, and restrictions
    • Addressing title and environmental issues
    • Building and zoning matters
    • Architect and construction contracts

  • Real Estate Finance

    • Representation of lenders and borrowers
    • Negotiation and preparation of loan documents
    • Institutional and seller financing

Awards & Recognition

ACTEC Martindale-Hubbil Best Lawyers Primerus Super Lawyers