Commercial Real Estate Lawyers The 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 Provide We represent clients in all phases of real estate matters, assisting clients in the following: Acquisition and Sale Transactions 1031 Exchanges Contract Negotiations Due Diligence Transfer and Mortgage Tax Issues Title Questions Environmental Investigations and Remediation Financing Transactions Insurance Leasing Land Use Planning/Development Condominium Documentation and New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (PREDFA) registration Construction Contracts, Defects and Lien Issues Real Property Litigation Easements and Restrictions Landlord/Tenant Green Building Energy and Utilities Commercial Real Estate Projects We assist our clients with a wide range of projects in various industries, including: Multi-Family and Apartments Shopping Center and Retail Development Beer and Spirits Wineries Mixed-Use Developments Hospitality and Hotels Office and Office Condominiums Age-Restricted Housing Industrial Uses Warehouses Medical Uses Condominiums and Townhomes Residential Developments and Subdivisions Schools and Childcare Facilities Religious Uses Clients Architects and Engineers Banks and other institutional lenders Brokers Builders Community and Condominium Associations Construction Managers Contractors Developers Environmental Consultants Hotel / Resort Owners Individual Landowners and Purchasers Insurance Companies Landlords and Tenants Landowners Property Managers Regulatory Agencies (e.g. FDIC, RTC) Title Companies Environmental Services Stark & 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.