Real Estate & Lending

Our firm’s Real Estate practice provides trusted advice and is a valuable resource to a broad range of clients. 

Our firm’s Real Estate practice includes advising and representing Individuals, Entities, Investors, Trustees, Developers, Management Companies, Real Estate Brokerage Companies, Investor Builders, Merchant Builders, Residential Builders, Non-Profit Companies, and Community Associations in Texas and other states in the United States (with the assistance of local counsel) over a broad spectrum of Real Estate matters, including matters related to Acquisition and Sale (Commercial and Residential); Tax-Free Exchanges; Entity Structuring; Finance and Lending (including Bank, Securitized, and Life Insurance Company Lending); Loan Work Outs; Foreclosures; Landlord / Tenant (Commercial and Residential); Leasing (Commercial and Residential); Brokerage; Condemnation; Title Matters; Title Insurance; Boundary Disputes; Easements; Ad Valorem Tax Valuation (Application and Appeals); Real Estate Tax Exemption (Application and Appeals); Community Associations; Restrictive Covenants; and Condominiums and Townhomes.

Representative Experience

Represented Purchaser on the acquisition and financing of a Class A three office building complex in Houston, Texas containing approximately 1,100,000 square feet. Transaction value approximately $172,000,000

Represented Purchaser on the acquisition and financing of a Class A office building in St. Paul, Minnesota containing approximately 800,000 square feet. Transaction value approximately $105,000,000

Represented Purchaser on the acquisition and financing of a Class A retail center on the Las Vegas Strip, Nevada containing approximately 93,000 square feet. Transaction value approximately $93,000,000

Represented Purchaser on the acquisition and financing of a Class A mixed use development in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Transaction value approximately $82,000,000

Representing purchaser in the acquisition of 3,810 acres of unimproved property in Texas.  Transaction value approximately $60,000,000

Represented purchaser on the acquisition and financing of multiple Exxon gas stations.  Transaction value approximately $60,000,000

Represented owner in the financing of a Class A mixed use office and manufacturing facility in Houston, Texas. Transaction value approximately $17,000,000

Representing purchaser in the acquisition and financing of a medical building in Wisconsin.  Transaction value approximately $12,000,000

Represented purchaser on the acquisition and financing of multiple Shell gas stations.  Transaction value approximately $7,870,000

Attorneys

Sanford G. Cohen
Shareholder
Richard M. Kaplan
Shareholder
Jonathan D. Saikin
Shareholder
Duke Keller, Jr.
Shareholder
Darla C. Carlisle
Shareholder
Roslyn Bazzelle
Associate