Practice Areas

Real Estate

Sherin and Lodgen’s real estate bench is one of the deepest in New England and assists clients in the full range of real estate matters. We have handled almost every type of real estate transaction imaginable. Our experience includes acquisition, disposition, development, land use planning and permitting, public-private projects, leasing on behalf of owners and tenants, title review, construction and design contracts, ground and air rights leasing and financing. Our real estate attorneys strive to understand the business challenges of the transaction, combining sophisticated legal acumen with practical insights.

ACCOLADES

Our Real Estate Department has been ranked both nationally and locally by U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Law Firms” and is listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Real Estate law.

Our real estate attorneys are versed in the full range of real estate services including:

Our real estate clients include:

  • Banks
  • Developers
  • Investors
  • Landlords
  • Property managers
  • Public agencies and municipalities
  • Tenants

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS

  • Boston Private Bank & Trust Company
  • Cambridge Savings Bank
  • CEA Group, Inc.
  • Crosspoint Associates
  • Citizens Bank
  • Distinctive Hospitality Group
  • Eastern Bank
  • Finard Properties
  • First Highland Management & Development
  • Giant Food Stores, LLC and Giant of Maryland, LLC
  • Hewlett-Packard Company
  • Jiten Hotel Management
  • KeyPoint Partners
  • Massachusetts Department of Transportation
  • Massachusetts Port Authority
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company
  • Union Bank & Trust Company

The Law of Lis Pendens in Massachusetts and Rhode Island

If you are involved in a real estate dispute in Massachusetts or Rhode Island, it is important to know the...

Cracks in the Law of Sidewalks

By Edward M. Bloom on June 05, 2017
Under Massachusetts common law in effect since 1860, property owners have no duty to repair or warn of hazards on...

The Importance of Recordkeeping in Commercial Lease Administration

By Sander A. Rikleen and Jennifer L. Ioli on March 17, 2017
Many commercial leases provide for automatic extension of the term unless one party notifies the other in writing within a...

Landlord Tips for Co-Tenancy Requirements

By Jane Errico on September 07, 2016
When it comes to opening and co-tenancy requirements, some leases require that a specific anchor tenant be open and operating before...

Telecommunication Lease: The Battle Over Subleasing Rights

By Sherin and Lodgen on July 18, 2016
Telecommunication (“telecom”) leases can be a unique animal due to the nature of the tenant’s use and business model. In negotiating...
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