Real Estate & Land Use
Areas of Expertise
Our attorneys are experienced and well-versed in Maryland real estate generally, including land use, commercial and residential transactions, as well as all phases of real estate projects. We handle cases involving financing, acquisition, disposition, construction, leasing and management of real estate projects. Our clients are both large and small, and include developers, builders, financial institutions, title insurers, retailers, asset managers, governmental agencies, and utilities and other business entities. We :
In preliminary and early stages of development projects, we assist with and guide clients through preparation and negotiation of contracts and leases, title and survey reviews, and representation of both borrowers and lenders in negotiating and closing acquisition and development loans.
Our firm handles commercial and residential real estate closings, and our attorneys are authorized agents for Westcor Land Title Insurance Company.
We regularly advise clients regarding both residential and commercial landlord/tenant matters, including preliminary lease negotiation and preparation, and pursuing appropriate relief in court, when necessary.
Our firm handles most matters related to land use, zoning, subdivision, site planning and permitting, zoning infractions, alterations and variances, land use approvals, municipal growth regulations, adequate public facilities ordinances and exactions, and applicable impact fees.
For matters of land takings in condemnation and inverse condemnation, we are experienced in representing the interests of private land owners.