Real Estate

Thompson O’Brien’s Real Estate group implements a practical yet creative approach to real estate related transactions and other real estate matters that it handles.

The firm’s real estate practice covers a wide range of real estate related transactions including negotiating, documenting and closing the acquisition, sale, development and financing of commercial real estate projects. The transactions range in complexity from simple sales and purchases to multi-party tax-free exchanges with sophisticated multi-tiered financing. We work with many developers and investors and assist with their due diligence on potential real estate acquisitions as well as the development process. We assist in creating ownership structures to attain maximize tax advantages and flexibility, as well as counsel clients on structures to facilitate attracting third-party investors. We also provide on-going counseling for property owners as to various ownership issues and help plan and structure divestment and financing decisions.

The firm’s real estate attorneys also handle a regular schedule of services related to title and title insurance issues, zoning and land use regulations, subdivisions, property tax disputes, commercial evictions, easements, condemnations and boundary disputes. The firm is an agent for Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company.

The firm’s real estate clients include banks and other financial institutions, finance companies, developers, property managers, brokers and investors.