The real estate industry is accustomed to shifts in the economy and business changes, but within the past decade the industry has experienced both an historic boom as well as an unprecedented downturn and paradigm shift.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys have served real estate clients and corporate clients with real estate interests through these years of transition. We are involved in projects across the real estate industry, including the following: 

  • Acquisitions and dispositions
  • Complex financing and capital formation projects including loan origination and formation of investment vehicles
  • Development and redevelopment
  • Economic incentives
  • Equity investment
  • Fund formation
  • Headquarters relocation and project delivery
  • Leasing and asset management
  • Sale/leaseback transactions
  • Title insurance claims and coverage
  • Property insurance coverage matters
  • Construction and infrastructure 

Our clients include:

  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Corporations with significant real estate assets or operational needs
  • Developers
  • Fortune 500 and other owners of real estate
  • Fund sponsors
  • Gaming and hospitality companies
  • Governmental agencies
  • Investors
  • Real estate funds
  • Real estate owners

The attorneys in the practice work closely with attorneys in other practice areas whenever their experience in aspects of international commerce can benefit the clients. For example, attorneys throughout the firm have considerable experience involving real estate in the fields of income taxation (including REIT taxation); banking and other private finance; title and property insurance issues; joint ventures and other business organizations; securities regulation; creditor’s rights and debtor’s reorganization proceedings; environmental law; sustainable development; Brownfields redevelopment; construction matters; and international investment.

Attorneys in the Real Estate Practice are members of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, and are listed in The Best Lawyers in America.

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Experience Highlights

Mixed-use condominium development for Highwoods Properties
Represented Highwoods Properties with all aspects of the development of an urban, mixed-use condominium office tower. Represented the client in more
Master developer representation in transit-oriented development for Carter & Associates LLC
Represented Carter & Associates LLC as master developer of Lindbergh City Center, a 50+ acre transit-oriented development adjacent to MARTA rapid more
Corporate governance investigation for a Midwest-based REIT
Represented a Midwest-based REIT in a corporate governance investigation. The firm reported to an audit committee of the NYSE-listed issuer regarding more
Real estate redevelopment venture for French Quarter Holdings Inc.
Represented French Quarter Holdings Inc. in the formation of a joint venture with Barrow Street Capital and Barclays Capital for the $120 million more

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