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Real Estate

Real Estate law has been a core practice for Becker since its founding in 1973. The firm’s Real Estate attorneys have helped shape the local landscape through representation of developers of multi-family and single-family residential communities; business and property owners; and financial institutions. We have represented clients in the successful acquisition, financing, development and sale of all types of unimproved land and improved properties for residential and commercial use, including large land assemblages, major office buildings and office parks, shopping malls and centers, luxury hotels and resorts, condominiums and multi-family housing projects.

We help guide clients through the full cycle of a real estate transaction from the creation of the entity through the acquisition of land, governmental approvals including land use planning and zoning, entitlements and variances, environmental matters, title insurance matters, financing, permitting, construction and completion issues, leasing, property management and disposition. As the economy has fluctuated, our attorneys have assisted clients with loan workouts of real estate assets, title disputes and Real Estate Owned (REO) assets.

We represent institutional investors and lenders, asset servicing companies, regional and national developers, owners including governments and corporate users in structuring and implementing complex real estate transactions, such as the development of major residential and corporate real estate projects, and creating special taxing districts. We serve the needs of lending institutions in regard to all types of real-estate-based financing transactions, as well as protecting the interests of such lending institutions in foreclosures and bankruptcies. Our attorneys have handled large, multi-parcel real estate transactions, and are knowledgeable in all aspects of sales and acquisition of property. Becker also serves as a registered agent for most major state and national title insurance companies.

We represent regional and national financial institutions in real estate and asset based business loan transactions including advice and legal representation in all aspects of the transaction from commitment letter terms to loan closing, loan documentation, structure of loan terms, insurance and post closing matters.

Name Title Phone V-Card Email Office
Hugo V. Alvarez Shareholder 305.262.4433 Miami
Michael E. Boutzoukas Shareholder 813.527.3918 Tampa Bay
Frank J. Campoamor Of Counsel 239.552.3205 Naples
Adam M. Cohen Shareholder 954.364.6030 Ft. Lauderdale
Jennifer Bales Drake Shareholder 954.985.4113 Ft. Lauderdale
Laura Flanagan Of Counsel New York
Elana B. Friedman Attorney 954.985.4145 Ft. Lauderdale
Cherrie F. Goudreau Attorney 954.364.6027 Ft. Lauderdale
Jerry Lee Hanbery Of Counsel 407.875.0955 Orlando
Curtis B. Hunter Shareholder 305.260.1043 Miami
Albert K. Lawler Of Counsel 212.599.3322 New York
Scott A. Marcus Shareholder 954.364.6045 Ft. Lauderdale
Matthew Meyers Shareholder 973.998.8925 Morristown
Jon Polenberg Shareholder 954.364.6037 Ft. Lauderdale
Tyra N. Read Shareholder 239.628.4937 Ft. Myers
Philip C. Rosen Shareholder 954.364.6026 Ft. Lauderdale
Robert L. Taylor Office Co-Managing Shareholder, Orlando 407.875.0955 Orlando
Andrea Titone Attorney 212.599.3322 New York