LANDLORDS & TENANTS

AT ISSUE: REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS INCLUDING LEASE WORKOUT, DISPUTE RESOLUTION, LITIGATION AND EMINENT DOMAIN/CONDEMNATION

  • In the last 12 months, we have closed approximately 71 commercial real estate leasing transactions, totaling $43,266,228 in value.
  • Our work spans 32 states across the U.S.
  • Approximately 60% of our practice is landlord-rep and 40% is tenant-rep.
  • Approximately 72% of our practice is office leasing (although we also work in retail, industrial, medical office, cell towers, and billboards).
  • Secured a $1.0 million settlement during the jury trial of a condemnation case by the Georgia Department of Transportation involving an office building development, representing an 850% increase above the original offer.
  • Resolved the partial acquisition of a commercial shopping center owner prior to litigation, resulting in additional compensation and signalized intersection access for the client and no loss of existing tenants due to the public project.
  • Resolved the condemnation of a commercial shopping center owner/landlord for more than double the original offer, resulting in a settlement prior to the filing of litigation.
  • Settled a condemnation case involving the taking and damaging of three separate commercial parcels on behalf of landlord for two and a half times the original offer.
  • Our condemnation team has a combined 80 years of experience representing landlords and tenants in all stages of eminent domain/condemnation.
  • Our leasing team attorneys:
    • Stephanie Friese (14 years’ experience in commercial leasing transactions);
    • Lou Papera (13 years’ experience in commercial leasing transactions); and
    • Christine Nordstadt (5 years’ experience in commercial leasing transactions).

SERVICES:

  • Lease drafting, review, and negotiation
  • Lease-related litigation
  • Evictions, Dispossessories, and Workouts
  • Eminent Domain/Condemnation
  • Zoning/Land Use