Effective property development requires detailed knowledge of highly complex laws and regulations at the federal, state, and local levels. Navigating these laws with legal counsel skilled in negotiation and drafting is necessary to successfully address issues that can arise through the acquisition and disposition of property.
At Troutman Sanders, we are experienced in all aspects of commercial real estate investments related to the acquisition, development, and disposition of real property. We draft and negotiate construction contracts and agreements related to development, purchase and leasing on behalf of users and providers of those services. Our lawyers regularly represent clients nationally and internationally on projects inclusive of the following:
- Office buildings
- Industrial buildings
- Residential developments,
- Commercial condominiums
- Mixed-use projects
- Golf courses
- Manufacturing/warehouse facilities
- Distribution centers
- Raw land
- Regional shopping malls
With more than 50 real estate lawyers throughout Troutman Sanders’ 15 offices, we have the breadth and depth of resources to navigate complex real estate transactions around the globe. In addition, we draw upon the experience of lawyers from the firm’s environmental and natural resources, land use and zoning, government law, construction, securities, corporate governance and tax practices in order to provide comprehensive guidance for virtually all matters.
In its 2014 ranking Troutman Sanders’ Real Estate practice, Chambers USA states that:
“While it is able to draw upon the firm's extensive national network to coordinate complex projects across a number of jurisdictions, it also maintains a considerable presence in the local markets. This large group can call upon experts in the fields of real estate funding, leasing, development and acquisition to round off a full-service offering.”
We have advised our clients on developments and projects in dozens of major commercial and financial centers from coast to coast. Our client roster ranges from national developers and retailers to neighborhood shopping centers and restaurant groups, hotels, and resorts.