Our real estate practice is wide-ranging. We represent our clients as buyers, sellers, investors, and borrowers of residential and commercial real estate. We also represent foreign-owned companies purchasing or selling property in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and the tri-state region. We have extensive experience in:

Real Estate Transactions and Financing.

  • Real estate sales, purchases, and financing.
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit financing.
  • Conduit loan financing.
  • Government insured financing.

Real Estate Development.

Our clients include developers, building contractors, subcontractors, investment syndicates, and landlords. We routinely draft and review:

  • Commercial leases.
  • Ground leases.
  • Construction contracts.

Environmental and Land Use Approvals.

We review environmental reports and Connecticut Transfer Act filings for our clients. We also routinely handle matters involving land use approvals for development projects and other regulatory matters.

Commercial Lender Representation.

We represent banks and other financial institutions in connection with commercial real estate loans, commercial loans, sophisticated financing and credit facilities. Our past and present representation of several banks helps us surmount problems that may arise in the negotiation and completion of such transactions.

Common Interest Communities.

We have experience in the creation and development of common interest communities and issues associated with the workout of troubled projects. We have drafted and reviewed documents relating to commercial and residential condominium projects and other common interest communities.

Real Property Tax Appeals and Other Real Estate Litigation.

We can litigate real estate issues and property tax appeals, as well as matters relating to construction contracts, easements and quiet title actions. We frequently handle administrative and court appeals of real property tax assessments for our residential and commercial clients.

Commercial real estate property issues are often part of complex mergers and acquisitions and other business agreements. Commercial real estate matters often include tax planning, contractual agreements, and may extend into estate planning and probate issues. We handle a full range of commercial real estate services.