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Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate transactions carry unique implications for the underlying business relationships. Our commercial real estate attorneys have the depth of knowledge and business savvy needed to negotiate complex transactions and avoid costly complications. Our multi-faceted approach to commercial real estate transactions considers issues grounded in property, business, tax, and bankruptcy law. We have the foresight to prevent disputes and the ability to resolve issues related to land use, environmental regulations, leases and tenancies, and all stages of commercial development. We efficiently manage the legal details and coordinate all aspects of the transaction, allowing you to get back to business.

Development

We represent business owners, lenders, investors, commercial developers and landlords in commercial real estate development projects, finance, and litigation. Our experienced team advises on financing, buying, selling, developing and leasing property, understanding that the mix of financial, regulatory and operational issues is unique for each project. With requirements regarding green building, Green Code, Green Certification and LEED Certification on the rise, we have the capability to navigate complex certification and compliance issues. Should the need arise, MCCM successfully litigates many cases spanning the myriad issues that arise in commercial real estate development. We have the expertise to handle any controversy and work diligently to get you the best possible outcome. 

Acquisition, Sales & Leasing

Our team advises clients on the acquisition, development, construction and sale of real property and the gamut of related issues. We offer broad experience negotiating real estate purchases and sales, securing financing, and drafting and reviewing loan applications and loan documents, development and developer agreements, construction contracts, and management and lease agreements. Our expertise includes handling title issues, condominium and cooperative matters, partition actions, real estate brokerage and commissions disputes, commercial leasing and parking garage leasing matters, and ground leasing and rent valuation and regulation issues.

Land Use & Zoning

With land use and zoning issues among the top concerns of real estate developers, our attorneys have extensive knowledge in this area. We have the skill to address eminent domain and condemnation proceedings, development rights disputes, Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act litigation, easement disputes, and regularly advise on adverse possession claims, nuisance claims, Article 78 proceedings and the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA).

Landlord-Tenant Disputes

We represent clients in a variety of commercial landlord-tenant disputes, including breach of contract matters, damage claims, rent control and stabilization issues, and non-payment and eviction proceedings. Our team has significant experience litigating issues between landlords and tenants. We are well-versed in myriad lease provisions, as well as the legal rights and obligations of both landlords and tenants. We work diligently to determine the most cost-effective way to resolve your dispute, whether that means negotiating the best possible settlement for you, or aggressively advocating for you in court.