McNamee Lochner is a leader in commercial real estate transactions in the Capital Region. We represent both large and small businesses, developers and institutional lenders in connection with the development, finance, sale, purchase and leasing of commercial real estate. Our firm assists clients in connection with pre-acquisition due diligence, drafting of letters of intent and purchase and sale agreements, negotiating of financing documents, regulatory approvals, coordination of title matters and the ordering of title insurance commitments. Also, in connection with our Environmental & Land Use attorneys, we advise our clients and coordinate environmental due diligence to limit exposure and liability with respect to federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations.
McNamee Lochner is examining counsel and an authorized agent for Stewart Title Insurance Company and Chicago Title Insurance Company.
We also provide specialized real estate services in residential transactions, which includes representation of lenders, purchasers and sellers. McNamee Lochner counsels clients with respect to lending practices, including alternative financing agreements, loan modifications, foreclosures of distressed and tax delinquent properties, loan workouts, like-kind and three and four party exchanges.
Our real estate department focuses on keeping its clients continually informed. We understand that a real estate transaction can be daunting and the department's staff strives to make it as stress-free as possible.
Our firm represents sellers, buyers, private third party lenders, in acquisition, development, leasing and disposition of all types of residential and mixed-use properties, joint ventures, sale and leasebacks, residential construction projects, landlord-tenant matters, real estate management negotiations and agreements and cross-border transactions.
McNamee Lochner has notable experience helping our clients contest their real property tax assessments in tax certiorari (Real Property Tax Law Article 7) proceedings. Whether negotiating with town attorneys and assessors, litigating appraisal values, or obtaining real property tax exemptions for not-for-profit entities, McNamee Lochner is well-suited to work with our clients to develop meaningful real estate tax mitigation solutions.
McNamee Lochner's real estate attorneys work closely with their Creditor Rights colleagues regarding foreclosures of distressed and tax delinquent properties. We also work closely with the Corporate & Taxation, Environmental, Trusts, Estates & Elder Law, and Matrimonial and Family Law Departments where necessary to ensure that all aspects of our clients' real estate situations are properly addressed.