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Real Estate & Environmental

Benesch’s Real Estate & Environmental Practice Group includes more than 30 real estate professionals and is a recognized leader in the Midwest and throughout the country. We represent buyers, sellers, developers, business owners, landlords, tenants, lenders and borrowers in a full range of services, from organizing and structuring the largest, most complex transactions throughout the country and around the globe to advising clients on their daily portfolio management issues and environmental compliance, regulatory and liability issues.

Benesch has significant experience in providing counsel on property acquisitions and dispositions, as well as the acquisition of distressed debt and assets. Further, we counsel clients in all aspects of complex real estate transactions, including diligence, structure, negotiation and documentation. We have completed hundreds of purchase, sale, and joint venture transactions. We understand the importance of moving a deal forward. Each transaction has a pace to it that must be maintained to preserve the momentum of the deal and get it to closing.

Attorneys within the practice have been recognized for their community involvement and excellence as attorneys. The Real Estate & Environmental Practice Group was ranked by the 2017 edition U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings as a National Tier 2 Practice and as a Metropolitan Tier 1 in Cleveland and Indianapolis in Real Estate Law. Nine Benesch real estate attorneys were named 2017 Best Lawyers® in the area of Real Estate Law. Chambers 2016 recognized six real estate attorneys and our Real Estate Practice Group was recognized in Ohio and Indiana.

Seven of our partners are members of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL), which is a group whose purpose is to gather together lawyers distinguished for their skill, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of real estate law. Membership in ACREL is by invitation only.

The following are examples of recent transactions that illustrate the legal capabilities of the attorneys in our Real Estate & Environmental Practice Group.