Our attorneys have extensive experience in the following areas:

Acquisition and Disposition | Construction and Real Estate Development | Private Equity and Joint Ventures | Real Estate Workouts and Restructurings | Corporate and Institutional Real Estate | Debt Financing | Leasing

Acquisition and Disposition

Sudow Kohlhagen LLP represents clients in the acquisition and disposition of  limited liability companies, limited partnerships, corporations and real estate companies owning a wide range of large and small assets.  We assist clients with a variety of real property transfers, including the purchase and sale of:

  • Office buildings
  • Shopping centers
  • Multifamily residential properties
  • Hotels/resorts
  • Industrial sites
  • Casinos
  • Warehouses
  • Manufacturing facilities

Construction and Real Estate Development

Sudow Kohlhagen LLP’s attorneys have extensive experience in all phases of the design, construction and development process.  We represent clients in an array of construction projects including commercial, industrial, retail, office, residential and mixed-use.  Our legal services cover a broad spectrum of areas, including:

  • Land acquisition
  • Entitlement, zoning and subdivision matters
  • Construction management contracts
  • Title and survey matters
  • Real estate development agreements (architect, joint venture, power purchase, management, brokerage, etc.)
  • Construction financing

Private Equity and Joint Ventures

Sudow Kohlhagen LLP’s attorneys represent clients in expanding their real estate activities to mezzanine and equity based transactions to leverage their domestic and offshore investments.  Our private equity and joint venture transactions leverage clients’ financial position through acquisition and development financing and portfolio management.

Real Estate Workouts and Restructurings

Sudow Kohlhagen LLP is experienced in representing national and international clients in commercial mortgage loan workouts and restructurings.  Our attorneys have handled transactions involving defaulted mortgages, foreclosures, liquidating non-performing and underperforming loan portfolios and the purchase and sale of defaulted debt portfolios.

Corporate and Institutional Real Estate

Sudow Kohlhagen LLP’s attorneys strategically assess each client’s business to provide counseling, management and repositioning of real estate and other corporate assets.  We apply our extensive experience to create innovative financial structures to capitalize upon our clients’ assets, including mergers, acquisitions and the formation of joint ventures.

Debt Financing

Sudow Kohlhagen LLP’s debt financing services extend to all aspects of commercial real estate and corporate finance.  Our attorneys assist both lenders and borrowers in a variety of corporate, commercial and residential real estate financing arrangements including:

  • Acquisition and construction loans
  • Term loans
  • Mezzanine loans
  • Portfolio financings
  • Bridge financings
  • Leases and leasehold financings
  • Warehouse and repurchase lines
  • Shari’ah compliant financing
  • Secured and unsecured credit facilities


Sudow Kohlhagen LLP handles a wide range of leasing transactions for corporate, commercial and residential owners, property managers and tenants.  We assist clients in structuring, drafting and negotiating several areas of leasing arrangements such as ground leases, synthetic leases, leveraged leases and financing leases, including Shari’ah compliant financing leases.  Our attorneys also handle financing and equity arrangements, transfer and property tax issues.  We are also experienced in negotiating brokerage, leasing and property management agreements.