New York & New Jersey Commercial Real Estate Attorney

At Merlino & Gonzalez, we are dedicated to guiding business owners through the intricate landscape of commercial real estate. Our goal is to ensure that your investments are protected, and your ventures thrive in the competitive markets of New York and New Jersey. 

Contact our experienced, highly skilled real estate attorneys today for help navigating the complex world of commercial real estate. We have a keen understanding of both market conditions and of applicable state laws. More than that, we have spent over two decades proving our unwavering commitment to providing superior client service.

Commercial Real Estate Services We Offer

Our comprehensive services are tailored to meet the unique needs of each client, encompassing a broad range of commercial real estate transactions and issues. We specialize in representing buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants, developers, and investors in various sectors, including retail, office, industrial, and multifamily properties. 

Our team is well-prepared to provide valuable advice on:

  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Financing, leasing, and development
  • Investment strategies

As your commercial real estate attorneys, we will also:

  • Negotiate and draft purchase and sales agreements
  • Arrange  for inspections, surveys, and environmental and engineering reports 
  • Set up title searches, clearance, insurance, and endorsements
  • Represent you at closing whether you are the buyer or seller

Documents We Create and Review

Every commercial real estate transaction requires supportive documentation. At Merlino & Gonzalez, we meticulously negotiate, draft, and review all necessary documents for your real estate dealings. This includes:

Every document we create reflects our dedication to compliance with state laws and regulations, minimizing risks and preventing future disputes, and protecting your personal and business interests.

How We Assist in Property Valuation

Accurate property valuation is fundamental to making informed decisions in the commercial real estate market. We work closely with appraisers, surveyors, and financial analysts to make sure that your property is accurately valuated, with appropriate attention given to all relevant market and property-specific factors. Our legal insight adds a layer of precision to the valuation process, ensuring that you have a solid foundation for negotiation, financing, and investment analysis.

Property Issues We Handle

We also address a variety of property matters that can impact your commercial real estate investments, such as zoning, land use, and environmental compliance. We have the background and skill set to manage any difficulties that arise, whether foreseeable or not. In order to safeguard your property rights, our keen, diplomatic lawyers will also assist with any entanglements surrounding:

  • Property disputes
  • Title defects
  • Liens
  • Easements
  • Encroachments

Always alert, our lawyers are experts at performing due diligence. We will investigate any problems that might impact your intended transaction. No matter what the circumstances, we remain committed to protecting your interests and helping you avoid potential liability for any legal, environmental, or building code violations.

Financial Matters We Address

Understanding the financial intricacies of commercial real estate transactions is critical for business success. The attorneys are Merlino & Gonzalez offer guidance on financing options, loan agreements, and mortgage documentation, helping you secure the funds you need under the most favorable repayment terms. Additionally, we will advise you in regard to tax implications and strategies designed to optimize your investment’s financial performance, including 1031 exchanges for deferring capital gains tax on property sales.

Our Involvement in Leasing and Selling

Whether you’re looking to lease out your commercial space or sell a commercial property, our team is here to guide you. We negotiate and draft lease agreements that protect your interests and maximize your returns. If you are selling property, we handle every aspect of the sale, from preparing the sales agreement to managing the closing process, making certain the transaction is smooth and efficient.

How We Help Our Clients Through Construction and Development

Construction and development of commercial property are each fraught with legal complications. Our commercial real estate attorneys are available to assist you as you deal with these challenges. We have the patience, skill, and determination to secure permits and approvals, draft construction agreements, and make certain that you are in full compliance with local regulations. Our aim, however, is to do more than make sure your projects are legally compliant. We work strategically to position you for growth and success.

Contact Our Experienced Commercial Real Estate Attorneys Today

During the past 20 years, Merlino & Gonzalez has built a reputation for excellence in the field of commercial real estate law. Whether you need documents crafted, reviewed or executed, confusing legalese translated, complex commercial real estate concepts clarified, disputes negotiated and resolved, or information about the current real estate market analyzed, turn to our outstanding legal professionals for the insight and personal attention you deserve.