During times of market uncertainty and legislative change, the real estate sector offers significant opportunities for companies that can target and manage potential risks. Strategic legal counsel based on a clear-eye assessment of market realities can help owners, developers, and investors reap the rewards of a volatile market.
Akerman's Real Estate Practice Group is consistently distinguished as one of the leading teams of real estate lawyers and development professionals in the United States. Our longstanding record of success on behalf of our clients has been acknowledged by U.S. News – Best Lawyers, Chambers USA, The Legal 500, and Law360, among others. We are known for our "business acumen and prompt attention to matters" (The Legal 500) and our "deep bench of attorneys experienced in guiding clients through all aspects of real estate law." (Chambers USA)
With substantial industry experience and local market insights, we provide comprehensive and fully integrated services to clients across the United States and Latin America. We operate from 25 offices in major commercial real estate markets, including New York, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Miami, and Washington, D.C. We advise on the full range of sophisticated real estate transactions and construction projects, with a strong focus on portfolio transactions, complex and alternative financings, large-scale development and redevelopment projects, and high-stakes dispute resolution.
Our professionals represent investors, developers, builders, lenders, corporate end users, and other stakeholders. We offer cogent counsel on all aspects of real estate transactions, from acquisitions and financings to leasing and sales, and help clients navigate and comply with shifting environmental regulations. In addition, should a dispute arise, we vigorously litigate on our clients' behalf.