Venable's real estate development attorneys offer fully integrated and innovative solutions to clients embarking on complex development projects.
Our comprehensive real estate development practice allows us to advise clients on the full range of real estate, construction, land use, environmental, property management, and other matters that can arise. These include:
- Assisting with transaction structuring, public and private funding and financing, complex utility and easement issues, development rights (FAR), acquisition, and disposition
- Documenting and negotiating lease agreements, development agreements, design and construction agreements, and financing and funding transactions
- Managing government approvals and other regulatory issues, including land use and environmental reviews – under the federal National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA), the New York City Environmental Quality Review (CEQR), and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), among others
Venable is widely recognized for its representation of governmental and quasi-governmental entities and private parties undertaking public-private partnerships (P3) for the development of infrastructure, transit-oriented development, and other mixed-use projects. In this capacity, we are adept at working with government authorities to reconcile conflicting requirements of multiple government sponsors and funders.