Amid shifting federal and state policy agendas, emerging technologies, and continued consolidation, significant impacts are being felt across the healthcare sector and business operations are evolving to keep pace. This is especially true in the area of real estate, where facility needs continue to change. Maintaining the right property balance, whether through development, acquisition, or disposition, requires guidance from highly skilled legal counsel with a deep understanding of the healthcare sector.
Recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers as a national tier one law firm for Real Estate, Construction, Land Use and Zoning, and Healthcare Law, Akerman represents publicly traded REITs, developers, and institutional investors in the development and financing of public and private healthcare facilities across the United States. Lauded by Chambers USA as "strategic, insightful, and extremely thoroughly," our lawyers are involved in all aspects of developing and managing healthcare real estate, including medical office buildings, senior living facilities, hospitals, laboratories, ambulatory surgery centers, pharmacies, urgent care centers, and other healthcare facilities.
Our multidisciplinary team, which includes LEED accredited lawyers and government affairs professionals, provides practical advice to help our clients meet their objectives. We routinely guide clients through compliant structuring of real estate transactions ranging from complex joint venture construction projects to designing compliant sublease programs. In addition, we partner with clients to create legal, business, and compliance systems to manage their healthcare real estate portfolios and navigate real estate compliance investigations by the U.S. Office of Inspector General (OIG).