Real Estate

Our firm handles a wide range of real estate matters including sales and acquisitions, development and land use, financings, leasing and operations, workouts and litigation. We represent a broad spectrum of clients which include owners, developers, lenders, landlords and tenants, public entities, and nonprofit organizations in Puerto Rico and beyond. We are better able to service clients with real estate needs by drawing from our firm’s experience in other disciplines such as construction, land use planning and zoning, corporate and partnership transactions, and litigation.

Traditional Services

Our real estate attorneys have extensive experience handling traditional real estate services such as the preparation and negotiation of contracts, leases, joint ventures, partnership and related agreements, land use, eminent domain, restructurings, easements, title issues, zoning and the approvals process. We take an active role in representing our clients before planning and zoning boards and commissions in Puerto Rico and its autonomous municipalities to ensure our clients’ interests are represented and the optimum results achieved. Our real estate attorneys are involved in sales and commercial leasing transactions concerning commercial, industrial, retail, banking, and local entities. Practice attorneys provide services to insurance companies, manufacturing, construction and development companies, banks,institutional lenders, and businesses and corporations of various types and sizes.

Sales - Residential and Commercial

We are involved in all stages of real estate sales, from the negotiation of the Agreement of Sale to financing, due diligence, to closing. We also assist our clients in negotiating, drafting and structuring office, industrial, retail and other types of leases on behalf of both landlords and tenants.

Leasing

We are involved in all stages of real estate sales, from the negotiation of the Agreement of Sale to financing, due diligence, to closing. We also assist our clients in negotiating, drafting and structuring office, industrial, retail and other types of leases on behalf of both landlords and tenants.

Construction

Our real estate attorneys have represented owners, contractors, and developers in negotiating and executing construction documentation in a variety of construction projects. We take an interdisciplinary approach by consulting with our construction lawyers to avoid disputes or our litigation department to handle construction-related matters when litigation becomes necessary.

Financing

A portion of our practice has involved representing lenders, both institutional and otherwise in negotiating and documenting real estate financing transactions.

Real Estate Litigation

Our attorneys work closely with our litigation attorneys to handle real estate-related litigation, including prosecuting and defending claims for specific performance, land use issues, contract disputes, construction matters, lenders’ liability, title defects, and environmental contamination claims to ensure the best possible result for our clients.

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