Developers, investors, landowners, and builders with complex and challenging development issues can rely on Nixon Peabody as their valuable resource of choice. We provide the transactional, due diligence, entitlement, compliance, litigation, and advisory services necessary to transform land use and development challenges into success stories.
We represent developers involved in every type of real estate project. Our real estate attorneys work closely with other professionals and consultants on project development teams. We help clients on a wide variety of property acquisition, financing, leasing and zoning, land use, development, and permitting activities. Clients have called on our team to handle developments of office buildings and parks, research facilities, retail stores, malls, apartment and condominium projects, mixed-use facilities, industrial facilities and warehouses, educational institutions, convention centers, sports stadiums, entertainment facilities, and theme parks.
Our attorneys draft, review, and negotiate architectural, construction, design-build, and project management contracts and subcontracts. We also counsel our clients on the insurance and bonding aspects of construction projects. We have experience helping clients create new condominium developments and convert existing buildings to condominium ownership.
Nixon Peabody offers clients a trusted partner for zoning and land use planning, with attorneys who have handled multisite acquisitions and divestitures and complex matters related to land use development, including related compliance with the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act. Our team has conducted the land use process for the development of regional telecommunications systems, such as cellular and long distance networks in more than 900 sites throughout New York and other states. We have also served as special counsel to municipalities performing land use audits, assisting on the acquisition of real property for public improvement projects, and handling litigation at trial and appellate levels.