Commercial Property


We excel across the full range of commercial property matters and we are particularly aggressive in commercial real estate litigation.

Success in the commercial property industry depends in large part on forces outside your control. Economic booms and busts, rising and falling interest rates, and even an atmosphere of optimism or pessimism can mean success or failure for a project. Or a company.

Our commercial property practice can help you build a strong foundation for your business to take advantage of (or withstand) market fluctuations. We handle small deals ranging from $50 dollars to several millions of dollars. And our team of commercial property lawyers are supported by a deep bench of professionals with supporting industry experience.

Our clients include:

  • developers
  • entrepreneurial commercial property landlords, companies, and individuals
  • financial institutions
  • investors
  • property owners
  • housing authorities
  • landlords and tenants
  • multifamily owners and managers
  • office building owners
  • private equity funds
  • public, private, and nonprofit companies
  • REITs
  • retail, outlet and shopping center owners
  • retail end users and franchisees

We understand the market, and we understand the law. Whether you are finalizing a multimillion dollar transaction or closing a single-property deal, we can help you spot the pitfalls, develop a strategy, and evaluate opportunities.

How We Can Help

  • acquisitions, dispositions, investments, mergers, and buyouts
  • development and construction
  • dispute resolution and litigation
  • environmental
  • investment and real estate investment trusts
  • financing
  • leasing (office, industrial and retail)
  • workouts, bankruptcies, and foreclosures
  • zoning and land use

What Sets Us Apart

Rest assured that we share a common goal: creating certainty for your commercial property transactions. Based on our experience with all sizes of organizations – ranging from start- ups to multinational corporations – and structures such as sole proprietorships and joint ventures, you find in us the right partner to help you plan for the unexpected.

As a client you can further benefit from our association with other lawyers and law firms, should the need for legal advice on a global scale arise.

We’re Different

Being a small, full service law firm located in the Phoenix metropolitan area allows us to offer accessible, efficient and responsive legal counsel. Leveraging a uniquely Southwest approach, we strive to make the complex simple and to communicate clearly. We speak your language.

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