The firm’s Real Estate Acquisition practice group, which works closely with the Land Use and Commercial Finance practice groups, has extensive experience counseling developers, builders, tenants, contractors, subcontractors, landlords and other users of real property regarding the acquisition, development, finance, operation and disposition of all types of real estate, including specialty property, office, residential, hotel, condominium, mixed use and retail properties. The firm’s services in this area include structuring, negotiating and drafting:
- Acquisition and sales contracts
- Construction agreements
- Ground leases and sale/leaseback transactions
- Joint venture agreements
- Reciprocal easement agreements
- Real estate financing documents
Clients should be aware that there is more to real estate development than just knowing the law. It takes knowledge of local government, sensitivity to the needs of affected communities, an understanding of finance and an ability to coordinate these efforts to accomplish a successful real estate development project – that’s why so many of the major real estate development projects in the region over the past 20 years have been accomplished by DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr.