Financing a project? Buying and selling property? Structuring complex real estate transactions? From dirt to development, we do deals.
Since the founding of Arent Fox more than 60 years ago, real estate has been a core practice of our firm. With over 50 attorneys specializing in real estate transactions, Arent Fox's large and diversified real estate practice involves every segment of the real estate industry.
We represent investors, developers, real estate investment trusts, lenders, borrowers, managers, contractors, architects, and many other clients within the real estate industry, as well as non-real estate clients that have specific real estate needs.
Arent Fox's Real Estate practice and practitioners have received numerous awards and high rankings from institutions such as Chambers USA, Legal 500 USA and the US News and World Report/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” survey. We receive such high rankings by providing superior service and achieving exceptional results for our clients. We combine our legal skill and experience with a keen understanding of our clients’ business to tailor the transaction to each client’s specific needs. The result is a more efficient process and a better outcome for the client.
Arent Fox attorneys have experience in a broad spectrum of general real estate matters including acquisitions and dispositions, equity structuring, financing (debt and equity, including mezzanine financing), development projects, leasing, mixed-use projects, multifamily housing, BRAC, privatization projects, zoning and land use matters, and green building and sustainability matters.
Our attorneys also have extensive experience advising clients with respect to distressed real estate matters, including acquisitions and sales of nonperforming loans and assets, loan workouts and restructurings, foreclosures, entity restructurings, and recapitalizations.
Whether it is a multi-million dollar portfolio transaction or a single building acquisition, if it is important to you, it is important to us. We work hard to know your business so we provide highly customized business and legal advice that is “smart in your world.”