Real Estate

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For over a century, Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. lawyers have contributed to the landscape of New Jersey -- figuratively and literally. One need only to traverse New Jersey’s highways, local streets, and back roads to find evidence of growth and improvement facilitated by our team. Our Commercial Real Estate team provides integrated multidisciplinary legal solutions for property investment, development, management, and financial transactions. We serve as trusted advisers to our clients, bringing knowledge of the local markets to transactions, as well as familiarity with New York and Pennsylvania through our local offices there. Wilentz has been ranked among the leading real estate practices in New Jersey by Chambers USA since 2004

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We represent large and small corporations and other business entities, real estate developers, investors, municipal, state, and county agencies and authorities, property owners, landlords, tenants, mortgage companies, and institutional lenders in connection with acquisitions, entitlements, development, sales, leasing and financing of commercial real estate. We also represent title companies in defending and resolving title insurance claims.

We provide strategic counseling, coordination of permitting, and enhancement of business opportunities for projects of all sizes, both through our knowledge and application of the law and effective relationships with many of the governmental and regulating agencies. We have extensive experience in handling large, complex projects and transactions that entail legal, political, and economic obstacles. 

Our comprehensive approach allows us to assist with due diligence and environmental concerns, siting decisions, land use issues, and regulatory compliance. We also structure and negotiate public-private partnerships and related agreements and entitlements for redevelopment projects.  

We have extensive experience and know-how related to:

  • Acquisition and Sale of Real Property
  • Redevelopment
  • Real Estate Financing and Loan Defeasance
  • Environmental Compliance/Brownfields Development
  • Land Use Approvals and Litigation
  • Leasing - Commercial, Industrial, Office, Retail
  • Construction
  • Common Interest Ownership and Community Development Associations
  • Tax Appeals
  • Solar Energy
  • Pipeline
  • Real Estate Litigation including actions related to Entitlements, Redevelopment and Restrictive Covenants, and Construction