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Real Estate & Land Use


BuildingsSVLG, located in one of the most dynamic real estate markets in the country, serves several core groups:

  • Large Corporations (public and private) – We handle all real estate needs, including leasing, acquisitions, sales, development, land use and financing.
  • Developers (local and national) – We assist with all aspects of projects, including entitlements, financing and joint ventures.
  • Real Estate Investors (institutional and non-institutional) – We assist in preparing construction contracts and advising on contractors' license law, loan transactions, bankruptcy proceedings and myriad day-to-day operational issues.
  • Brokers (commercial and residential) – We routinely facilitate broker licensing, listing agreements, disclosure requirements and dispute resolution.
Overview of Services

We advise our clients on a variety of real estate issues and transactions:

  • Purchases & Sales – including negotiating and documenting purchases and sales of land, office buildings, apartment buildings and shopping centers; transfer and other tax issues; disclosure requirements and due diligence.
  • Real Estate Finance & Syndication – including the formation of limited partnerships and limited liability companies, federal and state securities law compliance, commercial loans, deeds of trust and joint ventures.
  • Commercial Leasing – including negotiating and drafting leases as well as handling lease disputes, assignments and landlord-tenant issues.
  • Broker-Related Transactions – including broker licensing, listing agreements, disclosure requirements and dispute resolution.
  • Real Estate Workouts – including forbearance arrangements, debt restructuring, equity participation and refinancing.
  • Land Use – including development agreements, zoning, compliance, permitting, variance and related environmental issues.


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