Practice Areas Practice Areas

Real Estate

Our full service practice includes extensive commercial leasing, financing, purchases, sales, construction, conversions, real estate and mortgage investment trusts, and countless mortgage and leasing matter on behalf of small, mid-sized and multi-national business clients as well as owners and users of real estate.

ZEK is comprised of attorneys with a thorough working knowledge of every aspect of real estate transactional law. Our attorneys also have keen market insights into the ever-changing world of real estate and real estate finance gained through varied and challenging representations.

Our firm serves as counsel to buyers and sellers of all types of real estate, including office buildings, shopping centers, hotels, industrial sites, vacant land and apartment and condominium complexes and co-ops in New York City, as well as in other cities across the country.

We have significant experience representing both tenants and owners in connection with the leasing of real property for office, industrial and retail purposes. We also represent larger corporate users of real estate in connection with space needs. Our work in this area includes: negotiation of office, industrial and retail leases, ground lease and net lease transactions, sale and lease-back transactions, representation of corporate real estate departments in their space needs throughout the country, lease-up programs for major office buildings and sublease and assignment transactions.

Our real estate group is extensively involved in a wide variety of financing transactions. We represent clients in regard to acquisition, bridge and construction financing and refinancing of office, hotel, residential, retail and multi-use properties and revolving loans to real estate ventures collateralized by fee, leasehold and mortgage interests.

We have represented title companies and entities making claims against title companies. Further, we have provided innovative and unusual solutions for complex title issues.