Real Estate Law
Freedman & Freedman, P.C represents clients in any and all real estate matters, including sales and acquisitions of commercial, industrial and residential properties. The firm represents owners, builders, developers and landlords of residential subdivisions, office buildings, shopping centers, strip malls and mixed-use properties. The firm also represents and acts as settlement agent for several lending institutions for their residential loan transactions. Our attorneys advise commercial clients in complex lease transactions and for any landlord-tenant disputes, as well as handle sophisticated commercial real estate financing transactions often involving complex financing such as construction loans, securitized loans, and Industrial Development Agency (I.D.A.) and Small Business Administration (S.B.A.) Financing.
The firm represents developers, investors and businesses in the acquisition, development, financing, sale, purchase and leasing of real estate. Our attorneys are fully familiar with and well-versed in condominium and cooperative ownership, homeowners associations and other planned-unit developments, and the regulation of land use and zoning law, which ensures our clients will be well represented in complex real estate transactions, such as tax deferred like-kind 1031 exchanges.
Our attorneys draft, review and negotiate all documentation relative to real estate transactions, including contracts of sale, leases, real estate brokerage commission agreements, title reports, mortgage documents, license agreements, offering plans and engineering and environmental reports. The attorneys at Freedman & Freedman, P.C. possess the highest level of experience and expertise to successfully negotiate and consummate any real estate transaction for their clients.
Corporate Law and Business Transactions
Freedman & Freedman, P.C. represents clients in various corporate, commercial and business matters, providing strategic and planning advice as well as ensuring that clients achieve their business goals. Our attorneys regularly engage in the formation of business entities and the drafting of shareholder, partnership, and operating agreements. The firm advises families, small businesses, privately-held companies, public companies and start-ups with respect to the acquisition and sale of stock or assets, development and joint venture agreements, mergers and acquisitions, employment, consulting and guaranteed payment agreements, buy-out agreements, licensing agreements, confidentiality agreements and restrictive covenants and various other related corporate and business contracts and agreements.
The firm regularly represents clients in negotiating complex corporate and business financing transactions, such as debt financing, construction loans and mezzanine financing. Our experienced attorneys attend to all corporate and business needs of clients with a particular focus on minimizing any and all potential tax consequences to those clients.
Land Use and Zoning Law
Freedman and Freedman, P.C. represents clients in all aspects of land use regulation and zoning law. Our attorneys are experienced in representing clients and appearing before certain zoning boards, planning commissions and boards of trustees in connection with applications for site plan, variance and zoning approvals. The firm represents developers and owners for the submission of condominium and home owners association offering plans to the office of the New York Attorney General.
The firm has advised and counseled clients through various municipal, administrative and legislative approval processes. Our attorneys assist clients in obtaining all necessary land use approval and permits from municipal agencies and required to use and develop their real estate.