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Goldberg Kohn’s highly regarded Real Estate Group represents clients in every aspect of commercial property transactions across the country, including acquisitions, dispositions, financings, ground-up construction, sale and leasebacks, space leasing, ground leasing, renewable energy generation and distribution, workouts and bankruptcies, and environmental issues. We have extensive experience representing institutional lenders in floating and fixed rate balance sheet and CMBS lending, as well as negotiating and closing syndicated loans, including pari passu and tranched loan syndications, intercreditor agreements and agreements among lenders

Goldberg Kohn's real estate lawyers have considerable national experience with all property types, including franchise and boutique hospitality properties, single and multi-tenant office, retail, multi-family apartment, senior housing and industrial properties, among others. As a full-service law firm, our real estate team consistently draws upon the experience of our other practice groups, including bankruptcy and creditor's rights, litigation, tax and corporate. 

Our team advises a client base that runs the gamut from small entrepreneurs to large banks and multinational corporations. We represent owners, developers, lenders, investors and tenants in connection with real estate projects all over the country, including senior and mezzanine debt, sale-leaseback financings, sales and exchanges and leases.

In addition, Goldberg Kohn advises owners of and investors in commercial real estate on entity structuring, including preferred equity, pari passu joint ventures and limited liability company organization; capital formation, including equity syndication; development, including entitlement, covenants, conditions, easements and restrictions; leasing; debt financing; purchase and sale; and reorganization. 

Real Estate Restructuring, Workouts and Remedies

Goldberg Kohn's Real Estate attorneys have extensive experience representing regional and national banks, debt funds, private equity funds and other financial institutions providing debt and equity capital in all phases of distressed commercial real estate loans.  

Our team is regularly engaged in complex workouts and restructurings, including loan modifications, foreclosures, deed-in-lieu agreements, forbearance arrangements, recapitalizations, single and multi-tranche inter-creditor agreements, and loan syndications. Well versed in the specific laws and legal techniques associated with remedies enforcement, we counsel creditors on mortgage foreclosure, deed in lieu of foreclosure, single asset bankruptcy cases, UCC sales, mezzanine debt foreclosure, debt sales, receivership proceedings, non-recourse carve-out analysis and collection, and ground lease structuring and remedies. 

Global Reach

Our Real Estate Group's national capabilities are enhanced by Goldberg Kohn's longstanding membership in Meritas, a premier global alliance of nearly 200 top-ranking law firms located in more than 90 countries across the world. Meritas members are carefully selected, locally based, independent firms who know the local courts and customs and are experienced in cross-border and cross-cultural disputes and transactions. The trust and respect built across Meritas firms translates into exceptional service to our clients.