Real Estate & Land Use Planning

Perkins_Somerville_smallFor generations, our region's leading corporations, families and individuals, and nonprofits have relied on Hemenway & Barnes for comprehensive representation in all aspects of sophisticated commercial and residential real estate law. This has included:

  • Acquisitions and dispositions
  • Commercial financing
  • Condominium and cooperative law
  • Construction and architectural contracts
  • Development
  • Environmental law
  • Leasing
  • Litigation
  • Loan restructuring and modifications
  • Permitting and land-use planning
  • Zoning

Clients benefit from working closely with the firm's partners, receiving consistently practical and timely advice.

Our real estate clients range from individuals to large corporations. Among our clients are enterprises that focus on investment and ownership as well as on the development and operations of real estate. We also serve commercial lenders, businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Our Approach

Clients want the proper entity structure for investment in and ownership of real property, strategies for navigating zoning and permitting processes, and negotiations of acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and financing. Our focus in each instance is to identify the important issues before they arise and to provide practical, long term and integrated counsel.

Over the years, our clients have come to expect the very highest quality legal representation delivered in a cost-effective manner and tailored to their particular needs.

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