Real Estate Transactions
Our extensive library of forms assists clients in both traditional and unique transactions. Our Real Estate transactional attorneys draft, review and negotiate contracts in all areas of real estate including the purchase, sale, Section 1031 tax deferred exchange, lease, construction, property management, subordination, and development of office buildings, hotels, factories, agricultural properties, residential developments, shopping centers, industrial warehouses, apartment complexes and raw land.
Real Estate Development
Our Real Estate attorneys assist real estate developers in all aspects of real estate development, including:
- Negotiating, drafting and reviewing loan documents for both borrowers
- Assisting clients to obtain requisite governmental and municipal approvals
and permits for projects.
- Compliance with Regulatory Agreements and bond requirements, when
- Aiding in the formation of Special Assessment Districts.
- Preparing documents and plans to subdivide property.
- Drafting and negotiating Development Disposition Agreements.
- Creating, reviewing and negotiating CC&R's on behalf of developers and lenders.
Loan Documentation / Review
Epport, Richman & Robbins, LLP both prepares and reviews documents for complex commercial, industrial and real estate lending transactions, with both standard and creative types of security, and modifications and workouts.
We have documented securitized loans and refinancing transactions with complex defeasance requirements. We have also economically created forms for our clients' repeated use on similar or basic transactions.
We can assist sellers and purchasers, and lenders as well as borrowers. Our extensive documentation library provides clients with an inexpensive means to make loans which are complex or atypical to a given company, investor or financial institution, but which are also customized and specifically tailored to the client's needs. Alternatively, we can provide a comprehensive review of form documents to ensure, among other things, proper security interests and compliance.
Entity Selection & Formation
Our attorneys include specialists in strategic planning regarding organizing and structuring new businesses and nonprofit associations, drafting all relevant incorporation and start-up documentation and agreements. In addition, our corporate attorneys are experienced in advising corporations, LLCs, partnerships and other business entities on planning, financing and operating successful businesses, and offer creative solutions and planning strategies and techniques for dealing with the broad range of problems that affect smaller and medium-sized businesses, as well as advising on and implementing investment and funding alternatives.