New York City Real Estate – Big City Experience

New York City offers a wealth of real estate possibilities. At the same time, its unique regulatory landscape often poses challenges. The firm’s New York City real estate attorneys have the extensive knowledge and experience needed to help our clients successfully pursue opportunities while minimizing the risks of costly delays and legal headaches.

Our NYC-focused real estate team regularly counsels clients on issues related to a wide range of issues, including property acquisition, development, management, and disposition. Our core areas of service include: 

  • Due diligence analysis for buyers, sellers, and lenders
  • Financing transactions, representing borrowers and lenders
  • Joint ventures and partnerships
  • Landlord/tenant disputes
  • Leases (drafting, negotiating, and reviewing)
  • Regulatory compliance, including rent regulations
  • Residential, commercial, and mixed-use condominiums and co-operatives
  • Property assemblage
  • Property development and development projects
  • Tax matters
  • Opportunity Zones
  • Zoning and permitting issues

Our New York City real estate attorneys also counsel clients regarding administrative issues, such as: New York’s rent stabilization and rent control laws, including the Major Capital Improvement (MCI) program; subsidized housing programs, such as the Mitchell-Lama program; tax benefit programs, such as the Industrial and Commercial Abatement Program; and zoning/permitting approvals from the Department of City Planning, Board of Standards and Appeals and Landmarks Preservation Commission. 

We have also represented clients before various administrative agencies, such as the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal (DHCR), New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), Department of Buildings (DOB), and Environmental Control Board (ECB).

Core Practices