Commercial Development

Our firm represents developers of large mixed-use, shopping, office, multi-family, residential, and industrial developments. We provide a seamless team approach in addressing any issues that arise in the development process, utilizing lawyers in multi-disciplinary practices including state and local tax, environmental, land use, and zoning.

We have extensive experience working with institutional and private equity partners on joint ventures with operating development companies. We negotiate and draft documents governing all phases and aspects of the development process including:

  • Purchase options/contract
  • Ground leases
  • Right of first refusal
  • Reciprocal easement and restrictive use covenants
  • Build-to-suit leases
  • Reverse build-to-suit leases
  • Subleases
  • Economic incentive agreement with local governmental entities
  • Sale/leaseback agreements
  • Joint ventures
  • Construction
  • Mezzanine financing
  • Permanent financing

To learn how Liechty, McGinnis, Berryman & Bowen, LLP can assist you, contact us at 214.265.0008 or via email at