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Walter | Haverfield LLP

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Noteworthy real estate team with significant experience handling financing, construction and development mandates. Also adept at assisting with commercial leasing matters, particularly in the retail sector. Represents a broad range of industry clients, including developers, builders and financial institutions.

Strengths

One client remarks: "Walter | Haverfield is a quality firm that prides itself on its client service."

Another client says: "The team is able to efficiently and cost-effectively work through very complicated issues and focus the attention of opposing counsel toward coming to a resolution."

Work highlights

Commentators note that the firm is "very cohesive and detail-oriented." ,Assisted Hemingway Development with the negotiation and financing of the leasehold for the development of an office building on the Cleveland Clinic campus.

Notable practitioners

Charles Daroff is well reputed for his strong capabilities in various elements of real estate transactional work.
"He is an outstanding advocate and provides invaluable counsel, not only on legal matters, but on business issues as well."

Edward Hurtuk comes recommended for his broad capabilities in commercial real estate and finance work.
"He is smart, practical and deal-oriented."

Irene MacDougall is noted for her proficiency in advising financial institutions on the financing and development of real estate assets, with a particular focus on bond financings.
"She is a proficient lawyer who is able to handle the most complicated financing closings."

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Overview

Walter | Haverfield’s Real Estate team has played an integral role in transforming Northeast Ohio by supporting more than $2.5 billion worth of regional development since 2013. The team represents a wide range of clients from Cleveland’s thriving theater and entertainment districts to industrial and distribution companies. Additional clients include commercial, industrial and residential property developers, brokers, builders, corporations and individuals. 

Walter | Haverfield’s Real Estate team also represents both public and private clients in land use and zoning matters. Together, they develop forward-thinking, comprehensive land use and zoning regulations that are designed to spur planned residential and commercial growth and economic development while protecting the community and landowner interests.

The team also represents leading retailers in leasing activities throughout North America as well as developers in acquisition, redevelopment and financing. While the attorneys provide solutions to complex development, leasing and ownership issues, clients receive cost-effective representation with minimum exposure to potential future liability. Cross-disciplinary services in federal income tax (for entity planning and tax credit transactions) litigation, manufacturing, and business services offer Walter | Haverfield clients the full complement of counsel they need to achieve successful results in the real estate industry.

Members

Waldeck, John W. (Head of Department)

Bobes, Tyler S.

Catanzarite, Nick R.

Daroff, Charles

Deseran, Sophia M.

Felker, Nathan A.

Hunt, R. Todd

Hurtuk, Edward

Hurtuk, Joshua E.

MacDougall, Irene

Murphy, Kevin P.

Radefeld, Mark B.

Ricco, David

Roessler, Kirk W.

Clients

Estee Lauder Companies

Fairmount Properties

Geis Companies/Hemingway Development

Hall of Fame Village

Hennes & Mauritz AB

Industrial Commercial Properties

Industrial Realty Group

Redwood Living

Industries

Mixed-Use Development

Multi-Family Development

Real Estate Rental & Leasing

Retail

Real Estate Department

Walter | Haverfield LLP

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Department location

1301 East Ninth Street

Suite 3500

Cleveland

Ohio

USA

OH 44114

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Ranked Lawyers

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Ohio

Real Estate


Charles Daroff
Band 3
Edward Hurtuk
Band 3
Irene MacDougall
Band 4