COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

We offer extensive experience, effective strategies, and a practical approach to help institutional and private investors, commercial developers, national and regional financial institutions, real estate investment trusts (REITs), retail companies, health care providers, mining operators, energy suppliers, asset managers and property owners with commercial real estate transactions locally, statewide and nationwide. We establish exceptional working relationships with our clients by learning the ins and outs of their businesses and acting as a valued counsel in every aspect of our clients’ real estate transactions.

The varied backgrounds of our team members, representing more than 150 years of collective legal experience, includes extensive experience in acquiring, financing, developing, selling and leasing almost every type of commercial real estate – from office buildings to industrial projects, from shopping centers to mixed use developments, and from agricultural property to residential subdivisions. Our distinctive experience and expertise, together with our knowledge of the marketplace, enable us to efficiently identify and resolve commercial real estate issues and guide our clients through their commercial real estate transactions in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

OUR AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION INCLUDE:

  • Commercial leasing, including operating, build-to-suit, and ground leases, as well as ancillary documentation such as architect's and construction agreements, tenant improvement work letters and credit enhancement agreements.
  • Commerical real estate financing, including developing financing strategies for and documenting simple and multi-asset financings, term, revolver and letter of credit financing, convertible loans, multi-tiered mezzanine financing, sale-leaseback financing, tax exempt and other tax-driven financing, and documenting and negotiating loan documents and ancillary documentation such as tri-party agreements, estoppel certificates, subordination agreements, SNDAs, pledges and assignments.
  • Property development and planning, including designing and documenting various types of common interest and private agreements, covenants, conditions and restrictions, licenses and easements, and advising on related matters such as Subdivision Map Act compliance.
  • Acquisitions and dispositions, including structuring individual and portfolio transactions and drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, options and related agreements, performing title review and other due diligence and coordinating closing.