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Charlie’s practice is in the areas of real estate, commercial lending and loan workout for lenders. His experience includes real estate development, leasing, condominium issues, bankruptcy and perfecting and enforcing commercial loan documents. Charlie’s clients range from real estate developers to banks, nonprofits and municipalities.
Jim concentrates his practice on the transactional aspects of real estate and commercial lending. His transactional practice includes the purchase and sale of real estate, commercial leasing, financing of real estate, and asset based lending. In addition, Jim represents clients before local land use boards and state and federal regulators in regulatory and permitting proceedings in connection with real estate development projects. Jim works with clients across different industries, including ...
Greg counsels clients in all aspects of land use and real estate, including finance, planning, development, and litigation. His courtroom experience is impressive: He’s spent over 30 years serving as a trial judge, both in the United States Air Force and the New Hampshire Circuit Courts. Additionally, he previously practiced both business law and litigation with New Hampshire-based law firm Wiggin & Nourie. As a result of his experience on both sides of the bench, he is a uniquely e...
Bill concentrates his practice on tax-exempt financing transactions, land use and zoning, and commercial real estate transactions. He has served as counsel to borrowers, purchasers, and issuers in connection with the issuance of over a billion dollars in tax-exempt bond financings. In addition to serving as general counsel to the New Hampshire Health and Education Facilities Authority, Bill has represented a wide range of borrowers, including schools, colleges, universities, hospitals, and nu...
Real Estate Law Definition
- Sales and Acquisitions. The representation of buyers and sellers in the acquisition and disposition of the various kinds of real estate including office buildings, retail centers, hotels, industrial properties, residential properties, and manufactured housing communities.
- Title. The examination of title to real estate, evaluation of title exceptions, and negotiation of title insurance policies.
- Land Use and Environmental. Land use entitlements, due diligence investigations, Brownfield developments, and compliance with Environmental Laws and federal and state Endangered Species Acts.
- Development. The negotiation and preparation of development and construction agreements and the other documents required to develop and construct office buildings, shopping centers, mixed-use projects, free-standing units, and industrial sites.
- Leasing. The negotiation and preparation of office, retail, and industrial leases and long-term ground leases.
- Finance. The representation of lenders and borrowers in real estate secured loan originations, loan sales, and purchases and other debt arrangements, including permanent financings, construction loans, bridge loans, conduit loans, mezzanine loans, shared appreciation loans, and portfolios of non-performing loans.
- Joint Ventures. A very large proportion of real estate transactions involve joint ventures between capital sources and developers. Therefore, a real estate firm must be in position to structure and negotiate partnership agreements, limited liability company operating agreements, shareholder agreements, and other forms of joint venture arrangements and advise on the tax aspects of the transactions.
- Restructuring and Workouts. Not all real estate transactions are successful. Real estate lawyers therefore, must be in position to advise lenders, borrowers, partners, landlords, tenants, and developers when a transaction goes bad. This will involve transactional, bankruptcy, tax, and litigation work. It will include loan modifications, foreclosures, deeds in lieu of foreclosure, discounted loan payoffs, loan forbearances, REO sales, joint venture modifications, buy/sells, forced sales, lease and development modifications, bankruptcies, receivership actions, and guarantee actions.
- Litigation. Litigation in the real estate area involves the representations of real estate owners, buyers, sellers, lessors, brokers, lenders, and developers in, among other things, contract disputes, mechanics lien and construction disputes, eminent domain proceedings, title disputes, loan service and foreclosure issues, and bankruptcy.
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