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Real Estate

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.

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.

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

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.

Outstanding real estate practice, offering deep knowledge of all aspects of real estate transactions such as acquisitions, financing and sales. Provides expert counsel on loan resolution, title insurance and leases. Works in a number of states across the region and country. Industry sources highlight the firm's "great financing practice."

Insights

Our Team

Key Contacts

Frank A. Appicelli
Shareholder
Robert S. Freedman
Shareholder

Additional Members

H. Ray Allen II
Of Counsel
Tampa
Nader A. Amer
Associate
Miami
Erin E. Banks
Shareholder
Tampa
Alexandra D. Blye
Shareholder
West Palm Beach
Thaddeus Grant Bostwick
Associate
Atlanta
Alicia Whiting Bozich
Senior Counsel
Tampa
Jason W. Brant
Senior Counsel
Tampa
Kyle M. Bruno
Associate
Tampa
David P. Burke
Shareholder
Tampa
Trevor J. Cardo
Associate
New York
Mackenzie W. Collins
Associate
Hartford
Geoffrey C. Cooper
Senior Counsel
Washington, D.C.
Kate S. D'Agostino
Shareholder
Hartford
Daniel L. DeCubellis
Shareholder
Orlando
Aaron C. Dunlap
Shareholder
Tallahassee
Steven C. Dupré
Shareholder
Tampa
Scott D. Feather
Shareholder
Tampa
Robert P. Friedman
Shareholder
Los Angeles
Jaret J. Fuente
Shareholder
Tampa
Garland W. Gantt III
Of Counsel
Washington, D.C.
Joel B. Giles
Shareholder
Tampa
Stephen A. Glatter
Shareholder
Washington, D.C.
Kristin A. Gore
Shareholder
West Palm Beach
Shannon B. Gray
Of Counsel
Tampa
Julie M. Grijalva
Associate
Hartford
Merrick L. Gross
Shareholder
Miami
Brian A. Hart
Shareholder
Miami
John R. Hart
Shareholder
West Palm Beach
Jourdan R. Haynes
Shareholder
Tampa
Emil Hirsch
Shareholder
Washington, D.C.
Gina A. Hough
Shareholder
Washington, D.C.
Matthew H. Jacobson
Shareholder
Miami
Heather M. Jonczak
Shareholder
Miami
Jocelyn M. Kirsch
Associate
Tampa
Paul E. Kisselburg
Of Counsel
Washington, D.C.
Roger S. Kobert
Shareholder
New York
Jay Koenigsberg
Shareholder
Miami
Alon Lagstein
Of Counsel
Los Angeles
Hywel Leonard
Of Counsel
Tampa
Edgel C. Lester Jr.
Of Counsel
Tampa
William Mark Levinson
Shareholder
Los Angeles
Jin Liu
Shareholder
Tampa
Laurel Lockett
Shareholder
Tampa
Robert B. Macaulay
Shareholder
Miami
Brad S. Markoff
Shareholder
Los Angeles
Christopher W. Marple
Associate
Atlanta
Carlos A. Mas
Shareholder
Miami
Neal McAliley
Shareholder
Miami
Kathleen S. McLeroy
Shareholder
Tampa
George J. Meyer
Of Counsel
Tampa
H. Scott Miller
Shareholder
Hartford
Dean A. Morande
Shareholder
West Palm Beach
Jeremy J. Mudd
Shareholder
Hartford
Mark A. Neubauer
Shareholder
Los Angeles
Duy Duc "Dewey" Nguyen
Shareholder
Washington, D.C.
Ilan A. Nieuchowicz
Shareholder
West Palm Beach
W. Gregory Null
Shareholder
Atlanta
Brian Olasov
Executive Director – Financial Services Consulting
New York
Scott D. Page
Of Counsel
Los Angeles
Christopher M. Paolini
Shareholder
Orlando
Scott P. Pence
Shareholder
Tampa
Jimmy Pham
Associate
Orlando
Robert M. Quinn
Shareholder
Tampa
Shayaan S. Raja
Associate
Orlando
Rahul P. Ranadive
Shareholder
Miami
Marci P. Schmerler
Shareholder
Atlanta
Samantha T. Schneck
Shareholder
Washington, D.C.
Thomas J. Scopelitis
Of Counsel
New York
Charles T. Sharbaugh
Of Counsel
Atlanta
Madelyn Spatt Shulman
Of Counsel
New York
Daniel B. Simonds
Associate
Los Angeles
William P. Sklar
Shareholder
Tallahassee
Christopher Smart
Shareholder
Tampa
R. Jeffrey Smith
Of Counsel
Hartford
Michele B. Softness
Of Counsel
Miami
Kenneth A. Tinkler
Shareholder
Tampa
Michael R. Tippett
Shareholder
Atlanta
Lavinia James Vaughn
Of Counsel
Tampa
Joseph J. Verdone
Senior Government Consultant
West Palm Beach
Henry S. Wulf
Shareholder
West Palm Beach
Gwynne A. Young
Shareholder
Tampa
Michael G. Zilber
Associate
Miami
Alana Zorrilla-Gaston
Shareholder
West Palm Beach

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