The attorneys at Gawthrop Greenwood routinely represent clients in a broad range of real estate matters. Our clients include individuals, developers, large and closely held entities, commercial and construction lenders, school districts and non-profit corporations. Gawthrop Greenwood also has a thriving municipal practice in which we represent a variety of municipal boards and commissions. Whether it is a simple residential transaction or a complex multi-million dollar mixed use or commercial project, our attorneys have the expertise and the experience to achieve our clients’ goals efficiently and economically.

We counsel clients on matters including:

Acquisitions and sales

  • Purchase and sale agreements
  • Financing
  • Title analysis and insurance
  • Tax assessment appeals
  • Pipeline easements

Subdivision and land development

  • Municipal ordinance analysis
  • Plan development
  • State and local approvals

Zoning and land use

  • Special exceptions and conditional uses
  • Non-conforming uses
  • Re-zoning

Acquisition and construction financing

  • Commercial and residential mortgage financing
  • Commercial and residential construction financing
  • Permanent and take-out financing
  • CMBS/Capital markets/insurance company financing
  • Tax-free financing
  • SBA 504/7a financing

Construction and design professional contracts

  • AIA and other industry forms familiarity

Commercial leasing and property management

  • Office, retail, industrial and warehouse leasing
  • Lease-to-own transactions
  • Equipment leasing
  • Evictions and collateral recovery

Brownfields redevelopment and environmental matters

  • Act II brownfields remediation
  • Site-specific remediation
  • Clean-up cost indemnity and contribution
  • Environmental remediation insurance

Economic development incentives

  • Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program
  • HUD 108 loans
  • PIDA loans
  • Building PA financing
  • Tax credits
  • Other federal, state and local loans and grants

Condominiums and cooperatives

  • Organization
  • Financing
  • Association formation, governance and enforcement

Workouts and foreclosures

  • Workout and forbearance agreements
  • Loan restructuring
  • Deed-in-lieu transactions
  • Foreclosure and collateral recovery

Dispute resolution and litigation

  • Mediation and arbitration
  • All aspects of real estate and finance litigation
  • Quiet title and declaratory judgments
  • Eminent domain

At Gawthrop Greenwood, although we are proud to have worked with our clients to facilitate responsible growth and development throughout Chester County and the Southeastern Pennsylvania region, the scope of our real estate practice has taken us throughout Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and the United States.

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