Real Estate

The Real Estate practice area at Gipson Hoffman & Pancione offers a full range of legal services in both commercial and residential real estate matters.  Our experienced attorneys handle commercial property acquisition and disposition, property management agreements, development, leasing, financing (real estate secured, construction, and mezzanine), workouts, and real estate disputes.  We have experience with virtually every asset class, including hotels, office buildings, retail centers, industrial facilities, residential properties, mixed-use projects, motion picture and television studios, and cell site facilities.  In the area of residential real estate, our attorneys have decades of experience representing both buyers and sellers and in the practical resolution of a variety of real estate–related disputes.  Our real estate lawyers are seasoned professionals who are knowledgeable about and sensitive to our clients’ business objectives.  Lawyers in our firm’s other practice areas regularly assist when corporate finance, litigation, securities, and other legal issues arise in connection with the real estate matters we handle.

Commercial

The attorneys at GHP have represented clients in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions:

  • Acquisitions and Dispositions:  Our firm offers expertise in virtually every type of matter involving a broad range of property, including hotels, office buildings, retail centers, industrial facilities, large residential developments, mixed-use projects, motion picture and television studios, and telecommunications.
  • Leasing:  We represent landlords and tenants of office buildings, shopping centers, mixed-use and industrial space, and ground leases.
  • Finance:  Our lawyers have broad experience representing borrowers and lenders in real estate secured financing, construction loans, bridge loans, and mezzanine financing, as well as in loan restructuring and workout transactions.

Residential

GHP supports a unique specialty in residential real estate matters.  Our practice includes purchases and sales, with prices frequently at seven and eight figures; architect, engineering, and construction contracts for simple and complex residential construction projects; as well as title insurance and title disputes, landlord-tenant and leasing matters, surveys, boundary disputes, and easements.  We handle virtually every type of construction project, large or small, from new construction to remodeling of a client’s dream home.

Real Estate Litigation

GHP has a strong real estate litigation practice that includes experience in a wide range of commercial and residential real estate disputes.  Our expertise extends to disputes over landlord-tenant issues, construction defects, easements, water intrusion and mold or fungi infestation, retaining walls and boundaries, insurance coverage issues, agents’ commissions, and homeowner associations, as well as covenants, conditions, and restrictions.