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

Sherin and Lodgen represents the Renewable Power Group of Goldman Sachs Asset Management L.P. in acquisition of 17-site solar portfolio

By Sherin and Lodgen on September 11, 2019
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Sherin and Lodgen’s Renewable Energy Group represented the Renewable Power Group of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P. as local counsel...

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...

The Evolution of the Health Club as a Tenant in Retail and Mixed-Use Developments; Pros and Cons

By Gary D. Buchman on October 17, 2018
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A health club used to be an unwelcome tenant in any retail shopping center.  The traditional thinking was that health...

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...

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...