Commercial Real Estate LawyersThe Stark & Stark Commercial Real Estate practice has been serving the diverse and complex needs of the commercial real estate community for many years through its inevitable economic cycles and constant regulatory changes. Our clients have continued to rely on us for our ability to effectively negotiate the nuances of any real estate transaction and “close the deal.”Our Commercial Real Estate attorneys work closely with our Zoning and Land Use and Environmental Regulation practice groups to provide seamless representation through all aspects of a transaction. Interpersonal skills and knowledge of state, county, and municipal laws are critical to success when guiding our clients through a real estate transaction.Commercial Real Estate Legal Services We ProvideWe represent clients in all phases of real estate matters, assisting clients in the following:Acquisition and Sale Transactions1031 ExchangesContract NegotiationsDue DiligenceTransfer and Mortgage Tax IssuesTitle QuestionsEnvironmental Investigations and RemediationFinancing TransactionsInsuranceLeasingLand Use Planning/DevelopmentCondominium Documentation and New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (PREDFA) registrationConstruction Contracts, Defects and Lien IssuesReal Property LitigationEasements and RestrictionsLandlord/TenantGreen BuildingEnergy and UtilitiesCommercial Real Estate ProjectsWe assist our clients with a wide range of projects in various industries, including:Multi-Family and ApartmentsShopping Center and Retail DevelopmentBeer and SpiritsWineriesMixed-Use DevelopmentsHospitality and HotelsOffice and Office CondominiumsAge-Restricted HousingIndustrial UsesWarehousesMedical UsesCondominiums and TownhomesResidential Developments and SubdivisionsSchools and Childcare FacilitiesReligious UsesClientsArchitects and EngineersBanks and other institutional lendersBrokersBuildersCommunity and Condominium AssociationsConstruction ManagersContractorsDevelopersEnvironmental ConsultantsHotel / Resort OwnersIndividual Landowners and PurchasersInsurance CompaniesLandlords and TenantsLandownersProperty ManagersRegulatory Agencies (e.g. FDIC, RTC)Title CompaniesEnvironmental ServicesStark & Stark works with top environmental consultants to help regulated industries, landowners, lenders, and other businesses understand and work within New Jersey’s complex environmental regulatory framework and seek, on behalf of its clients, to spur the growth of industry by invoking the Brownfield and other programs that permit new businesses to thrive in what were once blighted neighborhoods. Our clients include environmental permitees, landowners, developers, businesses and industry, many of whom have some environmental concern or liability and are able to take the macro view of the many related legal disciplines that are required in the evaluation, analysis, and management of environmental issues.We maintain a team of attorneys to address the issues affecting property transfer, such as environmental audits, Phase I & II assessments, ISRA compliance and soil and groundwater remediation. We also assist clients in evaluating business decisions by taking into account the potential environmental costs and liabilities, which could significantly impact the feasibility or financial advisability of acquisitions and other transactions.For our clients who commit their resources to compliance, we help them to recognize the public relations advantages of wise corporate stewardship of environmental assets, especially in the area of “green” marketing and Brownfield redevelopment opportunities.