Our real estate practice group represents commercial and residential developers, merchant builders, contractors and significant property owners in all aspects of commercial real estate throughout the State of Florida. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing public and private clients in complex, multi-million dollar real estate transactions, including transactions involving the acquisition and development of real estate, zoning and land use issues, real estate finance, commercial leasing, the formation of entities for various purposes and the disposition of real estate. Our experience and knowledge of commercial real estate helps us effectively and efficiently represent clients in all aspects of real estate transactions.
Our acquisition and development experience includes the structuring and negotiating of transactions for our clients to acquire real estate, performing due diligence, negotiating and closing financing for the acquisition or development of the project, preparing easements and covenants, conditions and restrictions, and managing the closing process. Our firm serves as counsel to developers on community development district (CDD) matters, bond financing transactions, and other interactions with public entities. We also represent borrowers in various real estate financing transactions, including mortgage loans with banks and federal and HUD lending programs, commercial loan workouts and foreclosure proceedings, including workouts and defense of securitized financing and tenant in common foreclosures. Our attorneys also have in-depth experience representing clients in the acquisition of property out of bankruptcy proceedings.
Our real estate attorneys also assist developers and landowners on various land use and environmental matters, including concurrency review, the negotiation of development agreements, the formation of Developments of Regional Impact (DRIs), and the rezoning of property. They also work hand in hand with our litigation attorneys if the protection of property rights or litigation becomes necessary.