CASTANO QUIGKEY
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REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Our clients come from all facets of the real estate field

We represent commercial and residential real estate clients including developers, lenders, investors and major corporations. For these clients we help them to grow by facilitating:

  • The acquisition, sale, and tax-free exchange of developed and undeveloped properties;
  • The development, entitlement and construction of residential, retail, industrial and office projects;
  • The procurement of secured and unsecured financing on behalf of both lenders and borrowers;
  • Leasing transactions on behalf of both landlords and tenants.

We solve the problems that hold up our client’s deals

The firm also offers advice as to other issues that arise in real estate transactions, including regulatory issues, subcontractor relationships, mechanics liens, title insurance, water rights, tidelands, adverse possession, environmental compliance, bonding, and zoning. 

Additionally, our real estate practice capabilities include:

  • Advice in connection with the acquisition of raw land for development and the acquisition of existing developed multifamily properties, from the structuring of the transaction and the drafting and negotiation of the acquisition agreement through all aspects of due diligence to the closing
  • Assistance with respect to financing needs from the drafting of investor-partnership agreements to the negotiation of traditional financing documents
  • Counsel regarding construction financing, letters of credit and the securitization of commercial mortgage loans
  • Direction with respect to the state and local tax aspects and ramifications of the transaction
  • Formation of partnerships, corporations,  limited liability companies and joint venture agreements in connection with the acquisition and development of real property
  • Preparation and negotiation of design and construction agreements, restrictive covenants and ground leases
  • Representation of financial institutions and borrowers in connection with secured and unsecured real estate and general financing activities
  • Representation of condominium investors and developers in all aspects of apartment acquisition, development, financing and sale
  • Preparation of contractor and subcontractor agreements
  • Recommendations on dealing with local, state and federal governmental bodies, utility companies, consultants, contractors and materialmen