Real Estate Law
Our attorneys are regularly involved in structuring and preparing documentation for complex real estate transactions. SS+D’s real estate team offers a full range of services in areas of real estate law, including:
- Buying, selling, and leasing
- Residential real estate
- Commercial real estate
- Land installment contracts
- Generational transfers and estate planning
- Land use and zoning
- Economic development
- Public/Private partnerships
- Planning and development
- Environmental law
- Landlord and tenant issues
- Eminent Domain
- Valuation disputes
The firm’s Real Estate Law Practice Group represents clients, including financial institutions, in a variety of real property transactions, from basic to complex. We are regularly involved with all types and levels of transactions relating to commercial, industrial, and manufacturing properties, including acquisitions, development and construction, sales transactions, leasing, and real estate financing. We assist in the negotiation and structuring of all types of real estate transactions and we prepare and review the documentation relating to all such matters. We take great pride in being able to counsel our clients with respect to all phases of real estate transactions, from the very first expression of interest to closing.
Our lawyers also provide professional services to lending institutions in the form of real estate trusts and other commercial and residential real estate matters.
In addition to transactional work, the firm represents real estate companies, developers, builders, investors, and individuals in a wide range of real estate litigation matters, including boundary disputes, zoning and planning disputes, sales and chain of title disputes, landlord/tenant, and real estate financing matters. Our expertise extends to construction law, including construction litigation.
We also have extensive experience in the area of commercial land use and eminent domain, including rezoning and appeals, variances, conditional use, and appropriation lawsuits.
The Real Estate Law Practice Group is involved in many complex real estate matters throughout the United States. In addition to purchase and sale transactions, we have extensive experience negotiating complex commercial leases, including leases relating to office buildings and shopping malls.
Through the firm’s affiliation with Meritas®, we have access to qualified law firms in every state, and in most countries, to assist us in working on complex real estate matters virtually anywhere outside Ohio, including internationally.