We know our clients like to close their deals and we do too. Traditional real estate purchase and sale transactions are a significant part of Ginsberg Jacobs’ real estate practice.
Our attorneys have represented both sellers and purchasers in Illinois and numerous other states in connection with the sale or purchase of multi-tenant apartment buildings, retail and office complexes, shopping centers and industrial and manufacturing facilities, including portfolio sales. We assist our clients in all aspects of a purchase and sale transaction – structuring and negotiating terms, coordinating thorough and cost-effective due diligence, including zoning and title review and closing.
Ginsberg Jacobs’ real estate practice has a particular expertise in the sale and acquisition of hotel properties. Our real estate attorneys have been involved in numerous hotel projects in Illinois, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada and Wisconsin. Our hospitality practice includes acquisition, financing, development, leasing, zoning, ongoing property management and the disposition of all types of lodging properties. We have also negotiated a number of franchise agreements with the largest hotel franchisors in the world on behalf of our franchisee clients.
The firm’s real estate practice also includes expertise in the particular legal issues arising from environmentally contaminated properties, including the representation of owners, purchasers and tenants in connection with risk assessment, negotiation of responsibility for ongoing reporting and remediation requirements, and indemnification, access and third party liability issues.
Our real estate attorneys represent a number of multi-family owner/operators, including one of the largest real estate investment trusts in the country in connection with the disposition of Midwest region multi-tenant apartment buildings, including projects involving HUD financing. We also represent entrepreneurial real estate investment and development companies with a particular focus on hotel properties.