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Overview

Carlton Fields provides services related to all aspects of real property acquisition, development, financing, leasing, ownership, use, and transfer. Our clients include landowners, developers, real estate investment trusts, pension fund advisors, architects, construction companies, brokers, lenders, banks, commercial mortgage bankers, government-sponsored enterprises, property management firms, tenants, and governmental authorities. We represent them in connection with acquisition of land parcels, obtaining governmental and regulatory approvals, financing of improvement costs, construction of facilities, management and leasing of space, and disposition of property. We become an integral part of our clients’ team and are focused on helping them achieve their business goals.

  • Lending

    Our commercial real estate and finance lawyers represent many of the country’s largest and most sophisticated commercial banks, life insurance companies, commercial mortgage bankers, Wall Street investors, government-sponsored enterprises, private equity funds, conduits, originals, master and special servicers, pension fund advisors, ratings agencies, and other institutional clients in the full range of real estate transactions and other investments. Learn more about our lending capabilities.

  • Development

    Carlton Fields’ development team consists of attorneys and government consultants who are, first and foremost, devoted to deal-making. We understand legal issues and provide customized solutions, tailored to each project. We excel at the art of negotiation and deal-making to successfully bring all forms of development projects to life, from conception to completion to exit strategies. We immerse ourselves in the development industry and handle the full cycle of real estate development. Learn how we work with developers, builders, contractors, architects, engineers, and others in the industry.

    • Land Development
    • Vertical and Horizontal Mixed-Use Development
    • Hotel and Resort Development
    • Retail Development
    • Office Development, Industrial Parks, Self-Storage Facilities, and Fulfillment Centers
    • Condominium, Residential, and Resort Development
    • Senior Housing and Assisted Living Development
    • Other Specialty Development
  • Investment and Ownership

    Once our clients’ real estate investments are onboarded, Carlton Fields attorneys provide ongoing legal assistance in connection with structuring, negotiating, and managing those assets. We maintain institutional knowledge of our clients' priorities and procedures, and provide tailored, customer-oriented services. Learn more about how we help clients with acquisitions and dispositions, joint venture and entity structuring, leasing, loan workouts, restructuring, insolvency, management agreements, and tax deferred exchanges.

All Insights

The Hurricane is Coming in Five Days - Are We Ready for This?

The Hurricane is Coming in Five Days - Are We Ready for This?

August 30, 2019

Securing construction sites is critical during a hurricane. What elements should be included in a preparedness plan? What legal issues may arise?

The Developing Climate: How Climate Change Affects the Development Industry

The Developing Climate: How Climate Change Affects the Development Industry

April 4, 2019

In this podcast, Ken Tinkler and James Parker-Flynn discuss what developers need to know about climate change and its impact on the development industry – now and in the future.

Caps Off to You: DOL Proposes Raising Salary Cap

Caps Off to You: DOL Proposes Raising Salary Cap

April 1, 2019

The U.S. DOL has proposed raising the salary cap for exempt white-collar workers. Here are some tips for employers in responding to the proposed changes

Green Light for Miami Developer

Green Light for Miami Developer

August 15, 2018

Following five-day bench trial, Miami developer gets approval to proceed

Beyond Soundbites: Navigating Complex Permitting Challenges

Beyond Soundbites: Navigating Complex Permitting Challenges

August 15, 2018

Attorneys help oil company navigate complex permitting process, then win third-party lawsuit.

New Legislation Gives Florida Local Governments Sole Authority to Review DRIs

New Legislation Gives Florida Local Governments Sole Authority to Review DRIs

April 9, 2018

Governor Rick Scott has signed House Bill 1151 into law as Chapter 2018-158, Laws of Florida, returning local control of large-scale development review to municipalities and counties.

Key Contacts

Other Team Members

Brian Olasov

Brian Olasov

Executive Director – Financial Services Consulting
Darrin F. Taylor

Darrin F. Taylor

Certified Planner/Government Consultant
Joseph J. Verdone

Joseph J. Verdone

Certified Planner/Government Consultant

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Disclaimer

The information on this website is presented as a service for our clients and Internet users and is not intended to be legal advice, nor should you consider it as such. Although we welcome your inquiries, please keep in mind that merely contacting us will not establish an attorney-client relationship between us. Consequently, you should not convey any confidential information to us until a formal attorney-client relationship has been established. Please remember that electronic correspondence on the internet is not secure and that you should not include sensitive or confidential information in messages. With that in mind, we look forward to hearing from you.