New York Commercial Real Estate Practice
Our law firm offers legal services that complement our construction law representation and counsel. Greenberg, Trager & Herbst, LLP, (GTH) has been involved in construction and real estate in New York City since 1919. Our lawyers have the knowledge and experience to assist with a wide range of commercial real estate matters. As a full-service construction law firm, we know that real estate and construction are highly complementary practices.
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Real Estate Legal Services
The attorneys at GTH assist clients with real estate matters such as the following:
- Property transactions, including advising and representing clients in all aspects of the acquisition of commercial property. We draft and review purchase contracts, advise clients on financing and together with the client’s financial advisers review tax issues associated with the project. We also review title examinations and assist clients with title issues.
- Construction financing for owners and developers, including helping clients identify sources for construction loans and mortgages. We review acquisition and construction loan agreements in conjunction with owner-developer’s construction contracts in order to avoid conflicts. Issues that often result in inconsistencies and concern lenders include change order authority, the substitution of materials, off-site storage of and payment for materials, and the owner’s right to suspend the project or terminate contractors.
- Undertaking all types ofreal estate litigation involving matters such as party wall litigation, shareholders’ derivative actions against co-op boards, payment matters and title or deed issues.
- Drafting and negotiation of end-user agreements such as leases, and hotel operating agreements and management agreements.
Clients in our real estate practice include owner-developers and construction firms. We also represent such clients after the purchase is completed, assisting them with legal matters related to demolition, construction and development of the property. We previously have assisted with the acquisition of property for major office buildings, hotels, residential high rise projects, athletic stadiums and manufacturing plants in New York, New Jersey and throughout the Northeast.