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Real Estate

Our practical approach helps you evaluate and consummate transactions in local and national markets, avoiding unnecessary delays and expenses.

We work closely with our firm’s bond financing, government, land use, and litigation attorneys, so that our clients receive the maximum benefit from their real estate ventures. Collaborative cases include development of land, office buildings, shopping centers, residential and commercial subdivisions, industrial facilities, mixed-use developments, apartments and condominium developments, residential communities with homeowner’s associations, and affordable housing projects.

Our attorneys represent developers, property owners, tenants, financial institutions, property managers, and governmental entities. We counsel publicly-traded companies, institutions, government entities, private developers, and investors in connection with development, construction, leasing, and disposition of property.

 

RESULTS

  • Developed corporate structure and closed on complex real estate financing transaction involving affordable housing.
  • Successfully represented regional financial institution in foreclosure matters.
  • Negotiated leases and ground leases for industrial, commercial and residential developers.
  • Developed successful responses to Plat Act-based challenges.
  • Audited hundreds of property records to establish utility easements for national electricity distribution company.
  • Managed file of tax exemption certificates for hundreds of properties owned by governmental entity.
  • Secured approval of sale of Chicago Housing Authority property for controversial development.
  • Secured billboard permits from Illinois Department of Transportation for digital billboard sign network.

PRACTICE AREA LEADER

Amy Kurson | AKURSON@RKCHICAGO.COM | 312.332.0383

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328 SOUTH JEFFERSON STREET, SUITE 909
CHICAGO, IL 60661

P:312.332.0055

F: 312.332.0419