Suzanne St. Pierre, chair of Venable’s New York Real Estate Group, represents U.S. and multinational institutional investors, developers, nonprofits, and other organizations in complex commercial real estate transactions. Suzanne assists with structuring real estate investment trusts (REITs), forming business entities, and negotiating transactions involving a wide variety of commercial real estate development projects.
Suzanne has extensive experience in advising clients on office, residential, retail, industrial, hotels, community facility, railroad, and cultural and mixed-use projects. Suzanne's practice includes:
Suzanne routinely counsels major nonprofit organizations and charitable foundations on leases and other real estate initiatives. She uses alternative dispute resolution strategies to help resolve conflicts between contractors and subcontractors.