Real Estate Transactions

As the tried-and-true saying goes, “Location, location, location…”

Whether prime physical locations or a strong standing in any given negotiation, positioning is paramount for success. Wolf Wallenstein lawyers know how to position clients in all aspects of real estate transactions, including purchases and sales, development projects, leasing, financing, joint ventures, and land use matters.

We provide advice and representation in complex and high-value deals involving commercial, multifamily residential, mixed-use and industrial properties. Our clients include property management companies, syndicators, developers, real estate executives, investors, entrepreneurs, and estates, among others.

We have substantial experience in:

  • Purchase and sale agreements
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Term sheets
  • Letters of intent
  • Financing agreements
  • Loan documents and lender opinion letters
  • 1031 exchanges
  • Commercial and residential lease forms and leases
  • Estoppels and subordination
  • Non-disturbance and attornment (snda) agreements
  • Construction contracts
  • Deeds and easements
  • Landlord/tenant issues
  • Day-to-day operational matters for both commercial and multifamily residential properties

Our approach emphasizes an in-depth understanding of each client’s business goals, a high level of responsiveness throughout the dealmaking process, and clear contracts that can help prevent future costly litigation. Where necessary, we assist clients in navigating challenging interpersonal situations between family members or business partners.

In addition, we collaborate closely with colleagues in related practice areas, such as litigation, tax, environmental, construction, and creditors’ rights, to provide comprehensive, practical and effective solutions to meet our clients’ real estate needs.

Our attorneys have experience in negotiating, litigating and settling real estate disputes including purchase and sale, specific performance, property boundaries, noise and nuisance, title, homeowner association and CC&R issues, earth movement (landslide), diminution in value, breach of leases and other landlord/tenant matters including retaliatory eviction, partnership and shareholder disputes, contractual disputes, contractor problems, mechanics liens and construction defects, bad faith breach of contract (covenant of good faith and fair dealing), fraud, fraudulent conveyance, lender liability and breach of fiduciary duty.

Our experienced attorneys can help with all your documentation, including:

Purchase and Sales Transactions

Limited Partnership Agreements

Partnership Joint Venture Agreements

Limited Liability Company Operating Agreements

Co-Ownership Agreements

Loan Documents and Lender Opinion Letters

Deeds and Easements



Mechanics’ Lien Rights

Construction Contract

Estoppel, Subordination and Non-Disturbance

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