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

Client Alert: What Landlords, Tenants, Borrowers, and Lenders Need to Know About The Massachusetts Eviction and Foreclosure Moratorium Act

By Andrew E. Bensson on April 21, 2020
Overview On April 20, 2020, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed H.4647 (the “Massachusetts Eviction and Foreclosure Moratorium Act” or the...

When a Municipality Establishes Title by Adverse Possession, That is Not a Taking

By Sander A. Rikleen and Amy L. Hahn on April 18, 2020
real estate law books and gavel
A recent Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) decision highlighted the distinction between establishing rights in real estate by adverse possession...

SJC Announces Outcome Prior to Decision, Reverses Appeals Court Decision, and Upholds Dismissal of a Zoning Appeal for Lack of Standing

By Sander A. Rikleen and Amy L. Hahn on March 11, 2020
gavel and scales of justice
The threshold question in many land use appeals is whether the appealing party has standing to object to the action...

Gary M. Markoff and Ian T. Lane published in Thomson Reuters Practical Law

By Sherin and Lodgen on February 07, 2020
hand passing over keys to another hand with a signed document underneath
Gary M. Markoff, partner in the firm's Real Estate and Corporate departments, and Ian T. Lane, partner in the firm's...

Congratulations to our client, Knotel, on leasing first Boston location

By Sherin and Lodgen on November 06, 2019
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Sherin and Lodgen congratulates our client, Knotel, on the leasing of their first Boston location at 239 Causeway St. The...