Whether you are acquiring a particular piece of commercial property, constructing a single building structure, or engaging in a large-scale expansion developing real estate and constructing buildings across the United States, DROEL has the knowledge and experience to assist you in your local or national endeavors.

REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT. We counsel clients on all matters relating to real estate, including, acquisition, financing, development, leasing and sale. Whether the property is commercial, industrial, or residential, our real estate attorneys know the issues and the law. Our clients include, investors, real estate developers, management companies, lenders, and companies acquiring various interests in real property throughout the United States.

CONSTRUCTION. We also cater to the unique legal needs of clients in the construction industry. Our clients include, financiers, owners, developers, architects, engineers, general contractors (captive and non-captive), subcontractors, material and equipment suppliers, manufacturers, sureties and other entrepreneurs. Our attorneys have extensive knowledge of the construction industry and experience working with companies throughout the United States and Canada. We understand the intricacies of developing and building successful construction projects and help our clients at every stage of construction.

Real Estate and Development Law Services Include:

  • Acquisitions, dispositions and exchanges
  • Commercial and industrial leasing
  • Land use, development and zoning
  • Environmental law
  • Licensing, permitting and regulatory matters
  • Financing and tax abatement
  • Dispute resolution (administrative proceedings, mediation, arbitration, and litigation)

Construction Law Services Include:

  • Multi-Jurisdictional licensing
  • Sales and use tax
  • Project delivery systems
  • Bidding and bid disputes
  • State and federal contract compliance
  • Contract drafting and negotiation
  • Change order and scope claims
  • Differing site conditions
  • Performance and warranty disputes
  • Payment issues
  • Defaults and termination
  • Time and liquidated damages issues
  • Defective design
  • Insurance coverage
  • Risk management
  • Labor and employment law issues
  • Safety and OSHA compliance issues
  • Government regulation and compliance issues
  • Mechanic’s Lien and Bond Claims
  • Dispute resolution (administrative proceedings, mediation, arbitration, and litigation)