Real Estate & Environmental

The Real Estate & Environmental Practice Group provides companies and individuals with a full range of legal representation and counsel in connection with all aspects of their real estate needs. We represent landlords, tenants, owners, developers, lenders, and borrowers in acquisitions, development, financing, leasing and management of real property. This includes real property such as condominium and residential developments, hotels, shopping centers, commercial, industrial, and office developments and recreational facilities. Our attorneys counsel on development agreements, joint venture agreements, limited liability companies and partnerships, workouts, like-kind exchanges, real estate tax controversies, sale-leasebacks, zoning and land use, easements and vertical subdivisions.

Benesch received a first-tier ranking in the cities of Cleveland, OH and Indianapolis, IN in the area of Real Estate Law by the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a referral guide of U.S. attorneys. Published biennially since 1983, and now an annual publication, The Best Lawyers in America is universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the U.S. For more information about The Best Lawyers in America, please visit