Purchases and Sales

SMGG has more than 90 years’ experience counseling and representing individuals, corporations and nonprofits in the purchase or sale of residential and commercial real estate,   Our clients include regional and national developers, home builders, retailers, building owners, investors, schools, nonprofit corporations, and other residential/commercial property owners. We have experience with substantial transactions involving land, industrial sites, retail outlets, apartment complexes, office buildings, schools, shopping centers, mixed-use properties, houses, condominiums and planned communities.  Our Real Estate Group can guide you in all aspects of a transaction by providing advice to meet your immediate goals with a focus on your longer-term growth.  Our attorneys include licensed title insurance agents and a real estate broker and understand the importance of how to structure an agreement on behalf of a buyer or seller.

SMGG regularly provides counsel regarding:

  • Letters of intent and deal structuring.
  • Due diligence administration, including environmental, planning and zoning considerations.
  • Transaction documentation – drafting, review and negotiations of Agreements of Sales and related documentation.
  • Title review, surveys and title insurance.
  • Financing, including the preparation and negotiation of loan documents.
  • Financial/tax incentives/tax rebates and abatements.
  • Construction matters.
  • Purchases and sales of individual positions in entities owning real estate.
  • Condominium, co-op, and other homeowner association compliance.
  • Like-kind exchanges.
  • Closing and escrow.
  • Sale/leaseback.

For more information, please contact Kimberly Tague or Christopher Azzara.