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
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Anne S. Babineau
Shareholder
732.855.6057

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Robert Beckelman
Shareholder
732.855.6090

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Cheri R. Ciano
Counsel
732-855-6048

Kelly A. Erhardt-Wojie
Shareholder
732.855.6415

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Gordon J. Golum
Of Counsel
732.855.6056

David S. Gordon Photo

David S. Gordon
Shareholder
732.855.6078

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Claudia Guglielmo
Counsel
732.855.6085

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Christopher D. Hopkins
Shareholder
732.855.6067

Lawrence F. Jacobs Photo

Lawrence F. Jacobs
Shareholder
732.855.6167

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Joseph J. Jankowski
Of Counsel
732.855.6059

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Donna M. Jennings
Shareholder
732.855.6039

Todd E. Lehder Photo

Todd E. Lehder
Shareholder
732.855.6462

William J. Linton Photo

William J. Linton
Of Counsel
732.855.6458

Vincent P. Maltese Photo

Vincent P. Maltese
Of Counsel
732.855.6111

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Laurie E. Meyers
Shareholder
732.855.6065

Anna Monforth
Associate
732-855-6044

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Roy H. Tanzman
Shareholder
732.855.6024

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Saher Tariq
Associate
732-855-6031

Donald E. Taylor Photo

Donald E. Taylor
Shareholder
732.855.6434

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Steven J. Tripp
Shareholder
732.855.6076

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Jay J. Ziznewski
Shareholder
732.855.6161

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