Industries

Real Estate

For over 65 years, Sherin and Lodgen attorneys have provided legal advice and counsel to major players in the real estate industry throughout the country. We provide clients with years of industry insights across practices including acquisitions and dispositions, development, financing, leasing, construction and design, environmental, permitting and zoning, business law, employment, and litigation. Our team is large enough to provide breadth and depth of service to our real estate industry clients, yet small enough to be efficient and responsive.

ACCOLADES

The firm’s real estate department is ranked by Chambers USA and nationally by U.S. News and World Reports “Best Law Firms.” In addition, many of our attorneys are ranked individually by Chamber USA, The Best Lawyers in America, and Super Lawyers. Two are members of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and seven are members of the Abstract Club, an invitation only organization limited to 100 real estate lawyers in Massachusetts.

Our clients include:

  • Developers
  • Investors
  • Landlords
  • Lenders
  • Property managers
  • Public and quasi-public agencies
  • Tenants

Dogs in Space: Negotiating Pet-Friendly Rules at Work

By Daniel C. Johnston on June 18, 2019
A fast growing, yet often overlooked topic in commercial leasing today involves pet ownership. Roughly 66 percent of Americans own...

Retailers Can Improve Leasing Efficiency with Document Automation

By John J. Slater III on May 23, 2018
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Corporate legal departments in the retail industry are under constant pressure to cut costs, and they often pass those pressures...

LeaseCraft – Lease Drafting and Automation Solution

By Sherin and Lodgen on August 23, 2017
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In accordance with our commitment to delivering efficient and cost effective legal services for our clients, Sherin and Lodgen’s leasing...

The Law of Lis Pendens in Massachusetts and Rhode Island

real estate law books and gavel
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
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Under Massachusetts common law in effect since 1860, property owners have no duty to repair or warn of hazards on...