Real Estate

We represent sophisticated owners, buyers, developers, lenders, borrowers, investors, tenants, builders, and architects in all sectors of the real estate industry including office, retail, and industrial buildings, shopping centers, mixed-use projects, industrial complexes, and private residences, including the following types of matters:

  • Office, Retail, and Industrial Leasing
  • Acquisitions, Dispositions, and Exchanges
  • Architect, Engineer, Construction, and Consultants Agreements
  • Brokerage and Listing Agreements
  • Development, Construction, and Project Management Agreements
  • Financing
  • Shopping Centers
  • Property Title and Title Insurance Matters
  • High-End Residential Development, Sales, and Dispositions
  • Mixed Use Development
  • Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies, and Joint Venture Structuring
  • CC&Rs, Easements, DDAs, REAs, and Development Agreements
  • Restructurings and Loan Workouts

Our real estate team brings a unique combination of resourcefulness and business acumen to each transaction. We pride ourselves on our extensive practical and legal knowledge of the real estate industry. We insist on understanding how our clients’ businesses work and what they hope to achieve. It is our relationships with our clients and others in the industry that have allowed us to develop a detailed understanding of market terms and conditions upon which sophisticated real estate transactions are consummated. This understanding and unique perspective enables us to conclude transactions effectively and efficiently. While our primary focus is on California, we have an extensive track record handling transactions throughout the United States and even abroad. Whatever the opportunity or challenge, our depth and breadth of experience ensure that we see the whole picture. Our role as counsel not only includes the negotiation and documentation for transactions but also consultation relating to the structures and business terms upon which successful transactions are ultimately closed. We are known for our creativity, efficiency, and a hands-on approach to achieving our clients’ goals.