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

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
thumbs up used for client successes
Sherin and Lodgen congratulates our client, Knotel, on the leasing of their first Boston location at 239 Causeway St. The...

Tips and Tricks for Negotiating Pet-Friendly Leases Part II: The Americans with Disabilities Act

By Daniel C. Johnston on November 06, 2019
Guide dog helping blind woman in park
Commercial leases include many dangerous pitfalls and traps ready to snarl unsuspecting parties. From rent to insurance, taxes to operating...

Sherin and Lodgen congratulates Transom Real Estate on purchase of South End office building

By Sherin and Lodgen on October 15, 2019
thumbs up used for client successes
Sherin and Lodgen congratulates our client, Transom Real Estate, a Boston-based real estate development firm, on the purchase of 46...