Practice/Industry Group Overview
Carroll, Burdick & McDonough’s real estate department provides our clients full service real estate representation. Our transactional group represents real property owners, lenders, developers, and investors in the acquisition, entitlement, development, financing, leasing and disposition of real property assets. Our clients include financial institutions, REITs, private asset-based lenders, real estate development companies, national manufacturers and retailers, and private investors. We provide representation covering all types of real estate assets, including commercial, retail, and industrial properties, high rise offices, apartment buildings, hotels and restaurants, and commercial and residential development projects. CBM's transactional attorneys provide on-demand responsiveness, bringing practical advice and creative solutions to negotiating and documenting real estate transactions.
CBM’s real estate litigation team has extensive experience successfully representing investors, developers, title companies, lenders, mortgage bankers, landlords, tenants and contractors in complex litigation matters. In addition to general real estate litigation, we specialize in representing lenders and mortgage bankers in loan workouts and creditor’s rights, foreclosure, fraud, unlawful detainer, and secured creditors’ rights. CBM’s real estate litigators take an aggressive but practical approach to our representation, and craft solutions to disputed issues.
As a group, we are dedicated to working closely in partnership with our clients to head off problems before they arise. As an integral part of a full service law firm, we have the ability to draw upon experts in all fields of law to facilitate optimal results for our clients.
With our extensive knowledge and our diverse range of clients we have had the opportunity to successfully prosecute, defend, mediate and arbitrate cases relating to all aspects of real estate, including:
- Retail and commercial Lease disputes including repair and maintenance, CAM audits, and cotenancy issues
- Purchase and sale transactions
- Title insurance and escrow problems
- Real estate broker defense
- Broker commission disputes
- Seller and/or broker misrepresentation
- Commercial and residential construction disputes
- Boundary and adjoining landowner disputes
- Mechanics' lien claims
- Unlawful detainer and eviction
- Rent control disputes
- Premises Liability
- Tenancy in common disputes
- Condominium disputes
- Homeowner association disputes
- Interpretation of real estate contracts and documents
- Mortgage fraud and creditors' rights