Real Property

For our developer and other real estate clients, we have handled numerous actions for specific performance, claims and defenses of misrepresentation, breach of contract, claims and defense of mechanic's liens, disputes over joint venture and partnership agreements, disputes with owners, lenders, contractors, brokers, parties to syndication and securities law claims.

The Firm has represented owners, developers, contractors and investors in transactions involving commercial properties from large to medium size office buildings, multi-tenant industrial parks, single purpose industrial buildings, apartment projects, residential subdivisions and custom homes. We have experience in all aspects of real property transactional practice, including acquisitions and sales of developed and undeveloped land, construction agreements, lease agreements, partnerships and joint ventures for acquisition, development or investment purposes, private placement syndications, construction and permanent mortgage financings, property management agreements, subdivision and other land use regulatory work, and organization and representation of owners' associations for both commercial and residential properties.

Examples of real property developers, syndicators and contractors represented by the Firm have included Bear Brand Ranch Company, Birtcher Property Services, Brookfield Homes, Cambio Investments, Inc., Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Services, High Country Development, M.E.B. Development Corporation, Pacer Development Company, Santa Margarita Company, The Irvine Company and Mitchell Pacific Corporation.