COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE & BUSINESS LAW
More than a real estate transaction group, our attorneys are experienced in deal making in every phase of real estate ownership: negotiating commercial leases, purchases, exchanges and sales. These deals involve every type of commercial real property including shopping centers, office buildings, industrial projects and investment properties. The firm has represented owners and tenants throughout the western United States in transactions as diverse as, synthetic leases; reverse build-to-suits; storefront retail and major office leases.
We negotiate and draft documents for commercial real estate purchases and exchanges, and advise clients on ground leasing, land use, the Subdivision Map Act, and other development matters involving federal, state, and local agencies.
From development, financing and securitization, commercial sales and leasing transactions to dealing with local and state government agencies, land use approvals and environmental approvals, our attorneys know the real estate industry.
We have worked with clients on the purchase and sale of office buildings, warehouses, shopping centers, industrial properties, retail properties, mixed-use properties, multi-family residential projects, and land for development.
Clients include brokers, managers, developers, entrepreneurs and investors. Legal issues fall across a broad spectrum of matters, from project conceptualization through disposition; strategic resolution of land use and toxic issues; anchor tenant leases; pad sales; ground leases; construction contracts; reciprocal easement agreements; exclusive negotiating rights; and development agreements with redevelopment agencies. Berding & Weil offers expertise in all of these and other myriad related issues and proposes pragmatic solutions to whatever obstacles a deal might encounter.
Our litigation team has decades of experience in all types of business disputes, commercial landlord-tenant issues, remedies under deeds of trust and other security agreements, breach of contract, securities fraud, legal malpractice, employment disputes, broker liability, unfair business practices, trade name and trademark disputes and various collection actions. They have appeared and argued in Federal, Bankruptcy, Superior and Municipal Courts and the California Court of Appeals. Their dispute resolution experience includes court trials, arbitrations, mediations and negotiated settlements.
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