Real Estate

Practical and experienced counsel, focused on closing on time and on budget

Prince Lobel attorneys provide you innovative, diverse real estate counsel in wide-ranging areas, including commercial real estate development, acquisition, ownership, financing, leasing, and permitting.  From due diligence reviews and acquisitions, to leasing, refinancing and disposition, our team offers first-rate, cost-effective solutions.

Our clients include national developers, investors, and commercial and retail landlords and tenants, as well as owners and developers of office buildings, shopping centers, hotels, golf course developments, condominium developments and multi-family projects.

We understand our clients’ unique businesses and we use our knowledge to advance their goals and complete deals on time and on budget in areas including:


We represent landlords and tenants in negotiations for retail, office, and industrial leases. We are especially active in working with owner/landlords to develop cost-effective, portfolio-wide leasing programs. We also have extensive experience representing commercial tenants of every size, including both anchor and in-line retail tenants.

Sales and Acquisitions

We represent commercial sellers and buyers of suburban or downtown office buildings, shopping centers, hotels, restaurants, retail and other commercial property. In cooperation with our Tax Department, we represent our clients in tax-deferred transactions under Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code, including transactions in which multiple properties are exchanged and financed.

Entity Formation and Financing

We represent borrowers in construction loans, conduit loans, and insurance company and commercial bank financing with regional and local banks as well as nationally recognized lenders, including large commercial loans exceeding $100 million. We collaborate with the firm’s corporate and tax attorneys to negotiate joint venture agreements and agreements with equity investors and to structure limited liability companies in the most efficient manner possible.

Zoning and Permitting

Prince Lobel understands the complex and rapidly changing regulatory and permitting landscape, and has the expertise to successfully navigate the web of applicable federal, state, and local regulations. We perform regulatory analysis, draft and prepare all necessary permitting applications, and provide representation at public and administrative hearings.  We represent our clients on appeal in any litigation or administrative proceeding. Our experience also encompasses a wide range of environmental issues, including hazardous waste regulation and remediation.




We have extensive experience in a full range of commercial real estate transactions including:

  • Purchase and sale of property
  • Financing
  • Leasing
  • Zoning and permitting
  • Due diligence
  • Condominium law
  • Title issues
  • Real estate litigation
  • Preparation of closing documents
  • Liens
  • Subdivisions
  • Mortgage foreclosures
  • Investments

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