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Real Estate Practice




New York Real Estate Attorneys

Sophisticated Transactional and Litigation Guidance in Garden City

Real estate transactions are inherently complex endeavors that can encounter numerous obstacles. When attempting to negotiate and close both residential and commercial real estate deals, you need legal representation with financing acumen, excellent negotiation skills, and an extensive knowledge of local, state, and federal laws.

Our New York real estate lawyers at Rosenberg Fortuna & Laitman, LLP represent clients in both commercial and residential real estate matters. From structuring complex deals among multiple parties with differing interests to residential real estate closings, our firm’s attorneys have the familiarity and credentials to deliver favorable results to our clients.

Our Real Estate Service Areas

Our team represents developers, investors, and businesses in the acquisition, development, financing, sale, and leasing of real estate. We frequently assist emerging companies in negotiating and closing early commercial real estate deals that will prove essential to the operations of their business. We also work with existing companies of all sizes and complexities to manage multifaceted real estate transactions.

Our team has extensive knowledge of condominium and cooperative ownership as well as zoning and the regulation of land use. We frequently assist in planning the structure and negotiating of intricate real estate transactions as well as handling related legal analysis and documentation.

We represent builders and developers throughout New York and Long Island in matters involving the new construction of:

  • Houses
  • Condominiums
  • Apartment complexes
  • Subdivisions
  • Shopping malls
  • Strip malls
  • Tax-deferred like-kind exchanges under the Internal Revenue Code, Section 1031

Our firm takes a cost-effective and focused approach to every matter we handle. We have a complete knowledge of the New York state real estate regulatory landscape and assist your venture in overcoming whatever obstacles that you face.

Our experience in real estate speaks for itself. We have a track record of successfully supporting buyers and sellers of commercial and residential property and have handled multimillion-dollar deals combining a litany of elements.

Our New York real estate attorneys have handled a number of prominent real estate transactions, including:

  • Representing the sellers of 3 private and semiprivate golf clubs located in Suffolk County. The sales included related catering facilities appurtenant to each golf club
  • Assisted in the proposed acquisition of a 50% interest in one of the largest undeveloped tracts of real estate in Nassau County
  • Representing the buyer in the acquisition and financing of a 170,000 square ft industrial and office building in Nassau County
  • Representing the sellers of twin office buildings in Great Neck, New York
  • Representing participants in a complex, structured deal that combined stock and real property transactions of a tennis academy in Westbury, New York
  • Assisting in a government-sponsored financing arrangement that obtained tax incentives and benefits through IDA, SBA, and similar government-sponsored financing initiatives
  • Representing the landlord in a lease transaction of office and retail space totaling over 100,000 square ft
  • Representing the buyer in the purchase and financing of a 43,000 square ft warehouse in Commack, New York
  • Representing the seller of a college facility on Long Island in preparing a transaction valued at over $40 million that combined stock and land sales with 2 long-term leases
  • Representing a public library district in the transfer of a surplus school district-owned property in a process requiring public referenda

In addition to our commercial services, our lawyers can provide support to individuals and families in residential real estate deals. We can assist in each stage of the deal-closing process and ensure that all appropriate steps are followed. Our team is committed to protecting your best interests and will help you avoid common mistakes.

Real Estate Litigation Services

Conflicts and disputes are common with transactions as complex as real estate deals. Our real estate practice group at Rosenberg Fortuna & Laitman, LLP works closely with our firm’s commercial litigation practice group to manage various types of litigation. Our firm’s litigators regularly handle lawsuits and arbitrations involving the full variety of traditional real estate litigation issues.

We have represented clients in real estate disputes involving:

  • Disputes arising out of the sale or development of land
  • Joint venture disputes
  • Title claims
  • Fraud and breach of fiduciary duty
  • Actions and proceedings relating to land sales or development
  • Land use and permitting issues
  • Landlord/tenant disputes
  • Disputes between condominium and cooperative sponsors and homeowner associations

Our New York real estate lawyers have an excellent track record of delivering favorable results for our clients. Our real estate and commercial litigation teams will work in concert to aggressively advocate for your interests and do everything possible to favorably resolve your situation.

Our recent successful case studies include:

  • Representing the seller of an industrial building on Long Island in a dispute with its buyer. Our representation resulted in the seller retaining a down payment in excess of $650,000
  • Obtaining a judgment in excess of $11 million and a constructive trust in favor of our client involving a dispute concerning a 66-acre parcel of industrially zoned real estate in Suffolk County
  • Obtaining a judgment against the Town of Southhold directing the issuance of a permit for construction on a valuable water-fronted property
  • Settling a multi-million dollar claim for construction defects against a developer and sponsor of a condominium community for less than 6% of the amount claimed at trial

If you are involved in a real estate conflict, our skilled litigators at Rosenberg Fortuna & Laitman, LLP can help. Request a consultation by calling our number (516) 200-3935 or contacting us online.

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