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Berger Singerman

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Demonstrates strengths in real estate acquisition, disposition and development. Capable of counseling clients in the formation of joint ventures and the negotiation of real estate loans. Noted strength in acting on behalf of international developers and investors in the Florida real estate market. Recognized experience pertaining to the hospitality sector, while also impressing in connection with residential, commercial and mixed-use developments. Also noted for its representation of private equity funds, hedge funds and REITs in domestic and cross-border transactions.

Strengths

"Theyare extremely detail-oriented and work around the clock to meet urgent deadlines," says a client.

Work highlights

Represented Spirit Airlines in its purchase of nine acres of land for the development of the client's new HQ, as well as the long-term ground lease of an extra three acres of land for a 200-unit apartment complex to house trainees and flight crews.

Notable practitioners

James Berger routinely handles real estate acquisitions and sales as well as joint ventures and financing matters.
"He's an extremely smart and talented lawyer, and when it comes to negotiations he's really the last word."

Marc Shuster advises clients on transactions and development projects concerning commercial and residential properties.
"He is quick and direct, straight to the point, and a great counsel."

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Overview

Berger Singerman's real estate practice group covers a broad range of complex commercial real estate practice areas, assisting clients who buy, sell, finance, lease, develop, operate and restructure real estate. With an understanding of both the up-cycles and downturns, the real estate lawyers have the depth of experience necessary to advise clients on a broad range of sophisticated issues and provide extensive skills and experience in virtually all real estate and development matters.

The real estate practice group capitalizes on our Firm’s other practice areas that complement our real estate practice, including environmental law, tax, restructuring, dispute resolution, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate and securities expertise.

The real estate practice group’s clients include real estate owners, developers, investors, lenders, private equity firms, manufacturing and industrial companies, real estate fund managers, banks and other financial institutions, hotel operators, and other real estate oriented companies with projects throughout Florida, the U.S., and in other international jurisdictions.

•Purchase & Sale of Real Property in all asset classes including:

◦Multi-Family
◦Shopping Center and Retail Facilities
◦Industrial and Manufacturing Facilities
◦Warehouse Facilities
◦Offices
◦Undeveloped Property


•Financing
•Real Estate Development
•Public-Private Partnerships
•Condominium and Homeowners Associations
•Distressed Real Estate
•Hospitality
•Leasing
•Senior Housing
•Management

Members

Berger, James L

Ivashchuk, Iryna

Lapides, Barry

Margolis, Jeffrey

Shuster, Marc S

Real Estate

Berger Singerman

firm
Location

313 North Monroe Street

Suite 301

Tallahassee

Florida

USA

FL 32301

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Florida: South

Real Estate


James L Berger
Band 3
Marc S Shuster
Band 4